Global and regional private equity firms are increasingly turning their attentions to Vietnam, reassured by the country’s relative economic stability and impressed by the rising number of investable companies.
Investors are looking to tap the massive potential of China’s genomic industry, with a particular focus on companies that leverage large amounts of patient data to support drug development and testing services
CITIC Capital China has joined a consortium including China’s Humanwell Healthcare to acquire the sexual health division of Australia-listed medical products supplier Ansell for $600 million.
Cogencis’ market data terminals have made a strong showing in India against Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters. Now the Samara Capital-backed company is looking to repeat that success worldwide
MBK Partners has agreed to buy Modern House, the household and consumer goods unit of Korean retail giant E-Land Group, for KRW700 billion ($626 million).
QIC, Goldman Sachs and Pagoda Investment – a China-focused private equity firm set up by a former QIC executive – have agreed to buy Icon Group, an Australian oncology services provider, from Quadrant Private Equity.
Partners Group has acquired a majority stake in Philippines-based business process outsourcing (BPO) provider SPi Global from CVC Capital Partners and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) in a deal that values the business at $330 million.
South Korean memory chip manufacturer SK Hynix has joined a group that is bidding for Toshiba’s Nand flash memory business amid reports that Bain Capital has submitted an offer of $10 billion for the asset.
Energy-focused private equity firm Prostar Capital and its co-investor BlackRock have acquired Korean gas distributor Kyungnam Energy, facilitating an exit for local GP Anchor Equity Partners.
Hellman & Friedman has submitted a buyout offer for Australia’s Fairfax Media that values the business as high as A$2.9 billion ($2.1 billion).
Regional private equity firms are refocusing on Vietnam, widening the exit options for local GPs that specialize in bringing companies to scale. But sizeable deals are scarce and valuations are rising
J-Star has purchased the tutoring businesses of Japan’s Alpha Corporation for an undisclosed amount.
TPG Capital and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTTP) have revised their bid for Australia’s Fairfax Media to a full buyout that values the business at approximately A$2.75 billion ($2 billion).
Hillhouse Capital's efforts in using technology to support Kidswant may offer pointers regarding its plans for buyout target Belle International. But is it enough to turnaround the fortunes of one of China's largest retailers?
An Australian-led consortium that includes Macquarie and AMP Capital has agreed to pay A$7.6 billion ($5.6 billion) for a majority stake in Endeavour Energy, which owns and operates part of the New South Wales (NSW) electricity distribution network.
Endeavour United, a fund established by the turnaround investor Phoenix Capital, has agreed to buy Pizza Hut Japan and Phoenix Foods from Mitsubishi Corporation-controlled KFC Holdings Japan.
Hong Kong-listed private equity firm AID Partners has acquired Israel-based molecular diagnostics company GeneSort for $23 million.
TPG Capital and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTTP) have submitted a buyout offer for Fairfax Media that would see them assume control of certain assets – including newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review...
Chinese industrial gases supplier Yingde Gases is scheduled to be delisted in September after shareholders voted in favor of a buyout offer from PAG Asia Capital that values the company at approximately HK$11.3 billion ($1.45 billion).
China Renaissance Capital Investment (CRCI) and Chinese industrial group Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery (ZMJ) have agreed to buy a starter and generator (SG) manufacturing business from German engineering multinational Robert Bosch for EUR545 ($595 million).
Allegro Funds Group has acquired a controlling stake in Terrex Seismic, an Australia-based services provider for the oil and gas, minerals and government geoscience research industries.
Navis Capital Partners has acquired Mainland Poultry with a view to meeting the New Zealand's egg producers domestic capital investment needs and taking its technology into other parts of Asia
CDH Investments has teamed up with Hillhouse Capital on a proposed HK$53.1 billion ($6.8 billion) privatization of Belle International, a Chinese shoe retailer that it first backed in 2005 and took public two years later.
Japanese private equity firm NSSK has acquired Bunkasha Publishing, a domestic media group focused on manga comics in both print and digital formats.