Daniel D'Aniello, co-founder and chairman emeritus of The Carlyle Group, discusses the evolution of private equity
KKR has completed a platform investment in China’s digital marketing space, bringing together four local companies to provide a one-stop service covering everything from advertising to analytics.
Carpet Court’s attractive growth plan was held back by its structural weaknesses. Under the ownership of Allegro Funds, the company has new focus as the leader in New Zealand’s fragmented flooring industry
India’s National Investment & Infrastructure Fund has acquired a controlling stake in PE-backed logistics player Continental Warehousing Corporation (CWCNSL) in a joint deal with Dubai-based port operator DP World.
Asian PE investors must accustom themselves to longer holding periods and more aggressive value creation initiatives if they are to achieve their target returns in a pricey market, according to Bain & Company.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has acquired Moa Group, a Japanese online retailer primarily focused on household appliances.
Indian business process outsourcing (BPO) service provider Aegis, which was acquired by Capital Square Partners last year, has agreed to merge with US-based counterpart Startek. The deal will give Capital Square control of the combined company.
US-based private equity firm Delos Capital has acquired Indian specialty metal products manufacturer Sage Metals for an undisclosed amount.
The Corporate Partnership Fund (COPA Fund), a cross-border program backed by Korea's National Pension Service (NPS), has joined Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) in the acquisition of three US solar power projects.
Having acquired Japanese coffee shop chain Kohikan, The Longreach Group now hopes to build the family-owned business into a player capable of rivaling the national leaders
Private equity investors continue to look overseas for control deals that have a China angle, but they expect to see greater domestic activity too as multinationals divest China operations in the face of a challenging operating environment.
Hong Kong-based EmergeVest – a PE firm established by former executives from HSBC’s Asia principal investments division – has made its seventh logistics acquisition in the UK with the purchase of CM Downton for GBP75 million ($103 million).
The Longreach Group has finalized the first investment from its third fund with an agreement to buy Japanese coffee shop chain Kohikan Corporation.
From privatizations to succession planning to corporate carve-outs, China-focused GPs are seeing an increasing number of control buyout opportunities. But are they positioned to take full advantage?
Canadian asset manager Fiera Capital Corporation has acquired Hong Kong-based credit and special situations investor Clearwater Capital Partners.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has agreed to invest at least JPY10 billion ($94.3 million) to take a majority stake in Japanese beauty salon operator Agu Group. It is the firm’s second acquisition in the country this week.
VIG Partners acquires Korean food wholesaler WinPlus in a bid to consolidate the country's food supply chain
A boom in take-private transactions could indicate that the buyout market in Asia has reached a peak
Cerberus Capital Management has agreed to acquire the Australasian division of international financial services company Bluestone Group in an all-cash transaction. It will facilitate an exit for a PE unit of Lloyds Bank.
Sino IC Capital, a technology-focused PE fund manager backed by the Chinese government, has become the latest investor to fall foul of US regulators following the termination of its acquisition of semiconductor and electronics manufacturer Xcerra.
Chinese conglomerate Fosun International has purchased a controlling stake in Jeanne Lanvin, one of the oldest luxury fashion labels in France, for EUR120 million ($148 million).
Chinese PE firm Yunfeng Capital and Hong Kong-listed medical device manufacturer MicroPort Scientific Corporation will acquire US-listed LivaNova's cardiac rhythm management (CRM) business for $190 million in cash.
Orchestra Private Equity, a GP that focuses on Korea-Japan cross-border transactions, has invested KRW61 billion ($56 million) for an 87% stake in Seoul Vision, a Korean post-production house for TV commercials.
Cathay Capital Private Equity, a cross-border PE firm focusing on China, Europe and the US, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in German auto-parts maker E. Winkemann from Equistone Partners Europe.