Hangzhou Ali Venture Capital, a VC subsidiary owned by Alibaba Group founders Jack Ma and Simon Xie, has acquired a RMB2.4billion ($383 million) stake in Chinese TV and movie producer Enlight...
Greater China | 05 Mar 2015 |
Accel Partners, and existing investor Matrix Capital, have together invested NZ$147.2 million ($111 million) in New Zealand-listed accounting software developer Xero.
Australasia | 25 Feb 2015 |
Southeast Asia and India-focused GP Creador has acquired a minority stake in PC Jeweller, a publicly-listed Indian jewellery retail chain, for INR1.35 billion ($21.7 million).
South Asia | 25 Feb 2015 |
Southeast Asia and India-focused GP Creador has paid INR1 billion ($16.2 million) for a minority stake in Ashiana Housing, a publicly-listed Indian property developer.
South Asia | 11 Feb 2015 |
Chinese private equity firm Heaven-Sent Capital has invested RMB200 million ($32 million) in Great Wall Movie and Television, a Shenzhen-listed television and movie producer.
Greater China | 11 Feb 2015 |
CITIC Private Equity has teamed up with Beijing Enterprises Water Group to acquire a majority stake in Jin Cai Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed cigarette packaging manufacturer that wants to enter the clean energy space.
Buyouts | 04 Feb 2015 |
Dodoca Information Technology, a Chinese enterprise mobile marketing solutions provider, will raise RMB222 million ($35 million) from investors including Shenzhen Capital Group and its mutual fund arm Hotland Innovation Asset Management.
Greater China | 03 Feb 2015 |
Special situations investor Clearwater Capital Partners has made a partial exit from Mumbai-listed diversified company Oricon Enterprises, selling a 2.9% stake via an open market trade.
South Asia | 30 Jan 2015 |
China Merchant Fund Management, an investment arm of China Merchants Bank, has subscribed to RMB420 million ($67 million) worth of convertible bonds issued by solar plant operator United Photovoltaics.
Greater China | 27 Jan 2015 |
RRJ Capital and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have agreed to subscribe to S$113.5 million ($85 million) in new shares issued by China Everbright Water, a Singapore-listed environmental protection and alternative energy business.
PIPEs | 21 Jan 2015 |
Yunfeng Capital and other investors have agreed to invest up to RMB10 billion ($1.6 billion) in Chinese drug maker Guangzhou Baiyushan Pharmaceutical Holdings.
Greater China | 14 Jan 2015 |
Chinese online retailer JD.com and its investor Tencent Holdings have formed strategic partnership with Bitauto, committing $1.55 billion in the auto e-commerce operator and its investment unit.
Greater China | 12 Jan 2015 |
L Capital Asia, is participating as a cornerstone investor in Greater China out-of-home advertising company Asiaray Media Group’s Hong Kong IPO, which is targeting up to HK$772.2 million ($99.5 million).
PIPEs | 05 Jan 2015 |
Chinastone Capital Management, an energy-focused investment firm backed by Ping An Insurance, has acquired HK$1.26 billion ($160 million) worth of convertible bonds in solar plant operator United Photovoltaics Group.
Greater China | 02 Jan 2015 |
The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire General Electric’s (GE) interest in Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat) for up to HK$3.75 billion ($483 million) and then make a buyout offer for the Hong Kong-listed company.
Buyouts | 29 Dec 2014 |
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The outlook for the Australasian market is positive as a record number of IPO exits have provided strong returns for investors and has proven that PE can outperform listed equities and compete with global divestment figures. Fundraising in terms of dollar value has been high but the number of PE funds successfully raising new commitments has declined as investors flock to the best in class.
This is an intriguing time for Australasian PE as the industry continues to mature. GPs must evolve, diversify and display skills to drive value in a low-growth environment and justify future commitments when competing on a global state by achieving world-class results from current deals and exits.
4-6 March 2015, The Westin, Sydney
The AVCJ Indonesia Forum is back for a fourth year! Mark your calendars now and join us on March 24th, 2015 in Jakarta at Indonesia's longest running, largest and most prestigious industry gathering.
The market is relatively optimistic as a new government that is viewed favourable to a balanced investment arena is introduced and we see an increase in deal activity. The hopes for a flourishing PE market amid the euphoria of 2012 has not yet been realised but the potential is still present and now may well be the time for the country to take off in its own right and increase its reputation as THE hot market in Southeast Asia.
24 March 2015, Grand Hyatt, Jakarta