Ardent Capital is registered in Hong Kong, but Bangkok remains its home. Previous investments by the VC firm have followed the same model – start in Thailand, then expand into other Southeast...
Expansion | 01 Oct 2014 |
All PE investors want downside protection in China, but they prefer to use it as leverage in amicable negotiations rather than pursue full enforcement. Knowing the entrepreneur and the business is crucial
Investments | 01 Oct 2014 |
Affinity Equity Partners has secured its debut Malaysia investment after agreeing to buy a significant minority stake in poultry producer Leong Hup International in a deal that values the company at around $600 million excluding debt.
Expansion | 30 Sep 2014 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has completed its second Vietnam deal in the space of a month, paying $90 million for a significant minority stake in agribusiness player An Giang Plant Protection (AGPP).
Expansion | 30 Sep 2014 |
Intel Corporation has agreed to invest up to RMB9 billion ($1.5 billion) for a 20% stake in Tsinghua Unigroup, owner of Chinese semiconductor makers Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics.
Greater China | 29 Sep 2014 |
New Asia Partners and AIF Capital have led a Series B round of funding worth $15 million for Huy Vietnam Group, Vietnam’s largest operator of self-managed, local cuisine restaurants.
Consumer | 29 Sep 2014 |
Tiger Global has invested $30 million in India-based property listings website CommonFloor.com, which is ultimately expected to pursue a public listing.
Real estate | 25 Sep 2014 |
India's Tata Capital is to acquire a 17.36% stake in Mumbai-based Standard Greases & Specialities for an undisclosed sum.
South Asia | 24 Sep 2014 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has led a $48 million joint investment in Mad for Garlic, a Korea-based Italian restaurant chain that has expanded into Southeast Asia.
Consumer | 24 Sep 2014 |
Manheimm, the world's largest automobile auction provider, was a project more than 30 years in the making. The company facilitates sales of used cars worth $46 billion annually, dominating a US market that trades 40 million vehicles a year.
Expansion | 24 Sep 2014 |
Driven by an aging population, increasing health awareness and a rising middle class, China's medical device market is growing at a rapid pace. A recent report by the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association reveals that since 2000...
Healthcare | 24 Sep 2014 |
The Blackstone Group has picked up a significant stake in Chinese medical devices company Xinrong Best Medical Instrument. Financial details were not disclosed but the deal is understood to be worth around $100 million.
Greater China | 23 Sep 2014 |
Global Environment Fund (GEF) has agreed to invest INR450 million ($7.4 million) in Indian submersible water pump manufacturer Shakti Pumps.
South Asia | 22 Sep 2014 |
India Vaue Fund Advisors (IVFA) has bought a 10% stake in Syngene International, the research unit of Indian bio-pharmaceuticals firm Biocon, for INR3.8 billion ($62 million).
South Asia | 19 Sep 2014 |
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 mixing. There may also be specialized heating systems to keep chemicals...
Expansion | 17 Sep 2014 |
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