L Capital Asia, a PE firm sponsored by luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, has invested more than $100 million in a second round of funding for Sasseur Group, a Chinese outlet shopping mall...
Greater China | 23 Jan 2015 |
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has formed a joint venture with Chinese real estate developer Longfor Properties to invest in a mixed-used project in Jiangsu province, China.
Greater China | 13 Jan 2015 |
TPG Capital, PAG Asia Capital and their co-investor Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) have followed up their acquisition of DTZ, the property services arm of Australia-listed UGL, with the purchase of US-based Cassidy Turley.
Buyouts | 06 Jan 2015 |
The Blackstone Group is backing an investment platform launched by City Developments (CDL) that will enable the Singapore real estate firm to raise S$1.5 billion ($1.1 billion) in return for exposure to cashflows generated by properties on the resort...
Real estate | 16 Dec 2014 |
The Blackstone Group has bought General Electric's (GE) residential real estate business in Japan for JPY190 billion.
Real estate | 24 Nov 2014 |
TPG Capital-owned Australian poultry producer Inghams Enterprises has sold 31 properties to W.P. Carey, a US-based real estate investment trust, for A$157 million ($138 million).
Australasia | 17 Nov 2014 |
Shanghai Jin Jiang International, a Chinese hotel operator backed by Hony Capital, has agreed to buy Europe’s second-largest hotel group Louvre Hotels from US real estate investor Starwood Capital.
Greater China | 14 Nov 2014 |
ICICI Venture is being sued by a group of 69 non-resident Indian investors who are seeking $103 million in damages from over alleged losses from a property fund run by the GP.
South Asia | 29 Oct 2014 |
The Blackstone Group and Indian developer Embassy Property Developments have acquired a 73% stake in Bangalore-based project comprising the Four Seasons Hotel and a luxury home development from Goldman Sachs.
South Asia | 07 Oct 2014 |
China’s Anbang Insurance Group has agreed to buy the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York from Hilton Worldwide Holdings, a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group, for $1.95 billion.
Buyouts | 07 Oct 2014 |
Southern Capital Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in United Engineers’ Singapore-listed engineering and construction division for S$230.2 million ($180 million) in cash.
Buyouts | 06 Oct 2014 |
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has agreed to set up a joint venture with India's Brigade Group to focus on residential real estate investments.
South Asia | 02 Sep 2014 |
Hony Capital has agreed to acquire a RMB15 billion ($246 million) stake in Chinese hotel company Shanghai Jin Jiang International Hotels Development.
Greater China | 29 Aug 2014 |
Milestone Capital Advisors has exited its stake in warehouse complex Acorn Warehouse & Logistics Parks for $24 million, generating a 1.5x return.
Real estate | 28 Aug 2014 |
The Carlyle Group is in talks with real estate developer China Vanke to acquire some of its commercial properties.
Greater China | 28 Aug 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
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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