XIO Group, a PE firm founded by several Asia-based investment professionals with a view to buying companies in North America and Europe and helping them tap emerging market opportunities, has agreed to acquire Israeli investment firm Meitav Dash for ILS1.48...
Integral Corp. has acquired a majority interest in Aderans, a Japan-based provider of male and female wigs, for JPY17.1 billion ($150 million).
MBK Partners has submitted a tender offer for listed Japanese golf course operator Accordia Golf that values the business at approximately JPY102.5 billion ($912 million).
Malaysian gym membership app KFit, whose VC backers include Sequoia Capital and Venturra Capital, has acquired Groupon Malaysia.
KKR has agreed to buy Nissan Motor’s 41% holding in Japanese automotive components supplier Calsonic Kansei Corporation and launch a tender offer to acquire the company in full at a valuation of JPY498.3 billion ($4.5 billion).
Indian classifieds site Quikr has purchased Grabhouse, a rental property listing platform backed by Sequoia Capital and Kalaari Capital.
IVFA bought HiCare with an eye to cornering India’s nascent pest control market, but the firm’s ambitions for the company are much greater
Although a low oil price environment has created interesting inroads for PE investors seeking exposure to Asia’s growing energy consumption story, challenges of timing and targeting have slowed uptake
Quadrant Private Equity has made two further Australia tourism acquisitions, adding ferry and tour service Rottnest Express and cruise operator Cruise Whitsundays to a platform that already includes Great Southern Rail (GSR).
Sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corporation (CIC) plans to accelerate the pace of its overseas direct investments, with a view to supporting Chinese economic modernization.
Private equity investors still expect a risk premium in Asia, although given uncertainty in Western markets and the relative stability in Asia’s more mature economies, it is debatable how long the status quo will last, industry participants told the...
Accolade Wines, an Australian wine producer owned by CHAMP Private Equity, has agreed to acquire domestic peer Fine Wine Partners from Japanese-owned food and beverage company Lion.
Hony Capital has reiterated its commitment to helping Chinese companies go global, in addition to supporting international firms that want to maximize their exposure to China – and the firm established a presence in Shenzhen to address these opportunities.
Quadrant Private Equity and PAG Asia Capital secured two wins apiece at the 2016 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards, with the former taking the firm of the year and mid-cap fundraise prizes, while the latter was recognized in the deal of the...
Shangzhi Wu, chairman of CDH Investments, discusses China’s slowing economy, the gems to be found in the middle market, cross-border opportunities, and making a multi-strategy firm institutionalized
Warburg Pincus has joined a consortium of investors including China’s Avic Trust to privatize Singapore-listed real estate fund management company ARA Asset Management.
American Industrial Partners (AIP) will buy Moly-Cop, the mining consumables division of struggling Australian mining and materials giant Arrium for an enterprise value of $1.23 billion.
Japanese GP New Horizon Capital has initiated legal action against Sagami, a domestic clothing retailer which it had targeted for acquisition. It claims the company accepted a weaker offer from rival PE bidder Aspirant Group.
Quadrant Private Equity has taken control of Australian restaurant operator Rockpool Group via a bolt-on acquisition by existing portfolio company Urban Purveyor Group (UPG).
Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, a newly-formed US-based buyout firm backed by Chinese LPs, has agreed to acquire NASDAQ-listed chip maker Lattice Semiconductor for $1.3 billion.
Lazada, a Southeast Asia-based e-commerce platform founded by Germany's Rocket Internet and recently acquired by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, has bought Singapore-based online grocer RedMart.
Asiro came into being as a means of addressing the demand-supply imbalance in Japan's legal services industry. New owner J-Star will help the company expand its platform
EQT Partners has agreed to pay Australian logistics conglomerate Brambles $130 million for its aviation industry services unit, Chep Aerospace Solutions.
Advent International has acquired a majority stake in Chinese mattress maker King Koil Shanghai Sleep System from CITIC Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum.