Tankers used to ship chemicals require a degree of customization. Smaller than normal tankers, they are divided into self-contained compartments so that cargoes can be loaded without any...
Expansion | 17 Sep 2014 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) and specialist maritime investor Tiger Group Investments have agreed to commit $95 million to Greathorse Chemical, which owns and operates a fleet of chemical tanker vessels.
Expansion | 15 Sep 2014 |
OrbiMed has committed $15 million in Series B funding to GC-Rise Pharmaceutical, a Chinese healthcare services provider.
Healthcare | 03 Sep 2014 |
Affinity Equity Partners will pay A$336 million ($314 million) for a 35% interest in Virgin Australia’s frequent flyer program in a move that allows the airline to shore up its balance sheet.
Expansion | 01 Sep 2014 |
Forum Synergies has led a $15 million Series C round of funding for Attero, India’s largest electronic asset management company.
Venture | 01 Sep 2014 |
A group of private investors will pay RMB14.5 billion ($2.35 billion) for a combined 20.98% stake in China Huarong Asset Management, one of four groups tasked with managing non-performing loans (NPLs) from state-owned banks, ahead of a planned public...
Greater China | 29 Aug 2014 |
New Zealand dairy group Fonterra has agreed to acquire up to 20% of Beingmate Baby & Child Food, a PE-backed Chinese milk processor, for NZ$615 million ($515 million).
Greater China | 28 Aug 2014 |
Mining-focused private equity firm Resource Capital Funds (RCF) has invested $3 million in Australian Securities Exchange-listed mineral sands explorer MZI Resources after agreeing to add to an existing short-term loan facility of $4.5 million.
Australasia | 27 Aug 2014 |
Advent Private Capital has created the fourth-largest radiology group in Australia by bringing together two independent diagnostics businesses, Lake Imaging and South Coast Radiology.
Australasia | 27 Aug 2014 |
India's fast-growing quick service restaurant (QSR) sector is one of the many symptoms of a country that is increasingly cash-rich and time-poor as its middle class swells.
Expansion | 27 Aug 2014 |
Nereus Capital has invested in China's Hareon Solar to support development of 150 megawatts of solar power projects in India over the next two years.
South Asia | 26 Aug 2014 |
Maybank Private Equity has made its first investment in China, leading a $25 million Series D round of funding for YPX Cayman Holdings, which owns and operates Cloud 9, the mainland China licensee of a Taiwan casual dining chain.
Venture | 25 Aug 2014 |
Jiuxian.com, a Chinese online liquor store, has received a RMB300 million ($49 million) equity investment from China Development Bank International and other undisclosed investors.
Venture | 22 Aug 2014 |
Creador has reached a final close on its second fund at the hard cap of $300 million. A rush of late commitments saw the Southeast Asia and India-focused GP exceed its projected $275 million total.
Fundraising | 21 Aug 2014 |
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