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...
Based on current progress, Asia is unlikely to match the last year's fundraising, investment and exit totals in 2016. But the fundamentals that underpin most PE opportunities in the region are still there
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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...
Foreign buyers and restless chaebols could help deliver more exit opportunities for private equity firms in Korea – provided it is the right asset, at the right price, at the right time
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.
Is Baring Private Equity Asia's flood of secondary buyouts from other GPs indicative of a wider trend in the industry in Asia?
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.
Bain Capital has agreed to sell its entire 50% stake in Japan's Jupiter Shop Channel to Jupiter Communication (J:COM), a company part-owned by Sumitomo Corporation. Bain bought its interest from Sumitomo at a valuation of JPY100 billion (then $1.3 billion)...
Baring Private Equity Asia is set to buy Singapore-listed precision engineering business Interplex Holdings after CVC Capital Partners and Standard Chartered Private Equity agreed to tender their combined 57.7% interest in the company.
Shares in Indian medical diagnostics service Dr. Lal PathLabs gained more than 50% on debut following the company's INR6.3 billion ($95 million) IPO.
Focus Media, a Chinese outdoor advertising business taken private in 2013 by the CEO and a consortium of private equity investors, has re-listed in Shenzhen.
The Blackstone Group has acquired a minority stake in India-based IBS Software for $170 million, facilitating an exit for General Atlantic.
IFM Investors has agreed to sell Australia-headquartered renewable energy platform Pacific Hydro to China’s State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC).
TPG Capital has returned $1.55 billion to investors from its Asia portfolio in 2015, including $775 million from the sale of HCP Packaging to Baring Private Equity Asia.
Ample liquidity and a tech boom drive up investment activity; venture takes center stage in a relatively quiet fundraising environment; exits do not disappoint, but fail to match the highs of 2014.
What do the next 12 months have in store? AVCJ has some ideas, but first here is a review of the predictions made for 2015…
From Australia to China and buyouts to venture, industry participants give their perspectives on the year to come for fundraising, investments, and exits