Advantage Partners has completed a full exit of Hong Kong-based and China-focused facility management services company ESG Holdings. It was the Japan-focused firm's first China buyout.
Baring Private Equity Asia has completed its exit from Japanese home improvement center operator Joyful Honda – the first joint investment by the firm’s private equity and real estate funds – generating a gross IRR of around 45%.
Future Venture Capital (FVC) has agreed to acquire Japanese media company All Nippon Entertainment Works (ANEW) from government-owned investor Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ).
KV Asia Capital has exited its 100% interest in Singaporean nursing home services provider Orange Valley Healthcare to a local media company for about S$164 million ($117.5 million).
CITIC Capital has agreed to exit 100% of Japanese chemicals manufacturer Polymatech to two domestic strategics.
US venture capital firm Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) has invested NZ$28.5 million ($20 million) in New Zealand-listed accounting software company Xero. It will facilitate a partial exit for existing backer Matrix Capital.
Emerging markets-focused private equity firm Actis has invested MYR290 million ($65.6 million) in Malaysia-listed payment services provider GHL Group, facilitating a full exit for Creador.
TPG Capital has agreed to acquire a controlling position in Vietnam Australia International School (VAS), facilitating an exit for existing backers Mekong Capital and Denmark-based MAJ Invest.
Hong Kong's Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) has agreed to buy Australian power utility Alinta Energy, providing an exit for TPG Capital.
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Hong Kong-based First Eastern Investment Group have agreed to sell a combined 28.3% holding in Japanese airline Peach Aviation for JPY30.4 billion ($271 million).
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Direct Capital will exit the bulk of its holding in New Zealand King Salmon as the seafood company seeks to raise up to NZ$77.5 million ($56.4 million) through a domestic and Australian IPO.
A unit of China Zhongwang has agreed to buy US aluminum company Aleris Corporation in a deal worth $2.3 billion, facilitating an exit for majority owner Oaktree Capital Management.
Navis Capital Partners will complete its exit from WorldMark Group after agreeing to sell the Australia-based after-market car services provider to Quadrant Private Equity. Following the earlier sale of WorldMark’s consulting business, total proceeds...
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UK private equity firm Terra Firma will exit Odeon & UCI Cinemas for GBP921 million ($1.2 billion) to AMC Entertainment, a US-listed cinema chain operator owned by Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group.
Australia’s Advent Private Capital has made investments in two separate domestic social services companies on the back of two exits.
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Thyrocare Technologies, an Indian diagnostics company with several private equity backers, has filed for a domestic IPO.
China’s securities regulator has suspended listings and fundraising by domestic private equity firms on the National Equities Exchange and Quotation (NEEQ) system, also known as the New Third Board.
Ujjivan Financial Services, an India-based microfinance institution (MFI) that has been awarded a banking license, has filed for an IPO, which would facilitate exits for several private equity backers.
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has approved the acquisition of cable television provider China Network Systems (CNS) by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) and Far EasTone Telecommunications.