Jiangyin Zhongnan Heavy industries is a Chinese steel equipment manufacturer harboring an ambition. The Shenzhen-listed company produces more than 40,000 tons per year of pipe fittings and...
Greater China | 16 Apr 2014
Pomona Capital has reached a final close on its eighth global secondaries fund at the $1.75 billion hard cap. The vehicle, which had a target of $1.3 billion, was substantially oversubscribed.
Fundraising | 15 Apr 2014 |
Ironbridge Capital has dropped its proposed stapled secondary transaction that would have allowed investors to exit or rollover their positions into a new vehicle with the option of making a commitment to a new primary fund. AVCJ understands the deal...
Secondaries | 19 Mar 2014 |
Secondary restructuring opportunities are on the rise in Asia, but investors are wary of giving managers fresh primary capital on top. Deal flow is hard to source, even harder to execute, and highly bespoke
Secondaries | 19 Mar 2014 |
Tiger Global has agreed to acquire a minority stake in Alibaba Group from Chinese online game developer Giant Interactive Group for approximately $199.1 million. Giant originally invested $50 million in 2011 via limited partnerships managed by Yunfeng...
Greater China | 13 Feb 2014 |
Auda International has announced a final close on its third global secondaries fund at $332 million, exceeding the initial target of $300 million. Existing Auda investors accounted for more than 60% of the capital raised.
Secondaries | 29 Jan 2014 |
Portfolio Advisors has closed its second dedicated global private equity secondaries fund at $910 million. The vehicle launched in 2011 and began investing in the third quarter of 2012, focusing on direct secondary fund interests.
Fundraising | 17 Jan 2014 |
CVC Capital Partners is said to be investing around $200 million in Chinese education company EIC Group, buying shares from the founder and existing investor Actis Capital.
Greater China | 13 Jan 2014 |
Tim Flower, head of HarbourVest Partners’ secondary activities in Asia, has been promoted to managing director. The move comes just over three years since Flower relocated from London to Hong Kong and one year since he was elevated to principal.
Secondaries | 24 Dec 2013 |
The Carlyle Group has acquired a minority stake in India’s Global Health Private, owner and operator of Medanta – the Medicity, a super-specialty Medanta hospital in the National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi. The transaction facilitates the exit...
Healthcare | 23 Dec 2013 |
NewQuest Capital Partners has reached a first close of $215 million on its second fund, which focuses on direct secondary opportunities in Asia. A final close of around $300 million – the hard cap is $330 million – is expected in the first half of...
Fundraising | 16 Dec 2013 |
Setter Capital’s Secondary Link is the latest online platform intended to fill the information void in the secondaries market. Industry participants have mixed feelings as to its utility
Secondaries | 04 Dec 2013 |
Apax Partners, The Carlyle Group and Baring Private Equity Asia are said to be among bidders for SourceHOV, a business process outsourcing (BPO) firm jointly owned by Citigroup Venture Capital International (CVCI) and Mumbai-listed HOV Services.
Technology | 02 Dec 2013 |
MBK Partners has fully exited Invoice, Japan’s largest telecom bill aggregation service provider, to Lone Star Funds. The sale price was not disclosed but sources close to the deal said the North Asia-focused private equity firm had generated a 2.5x...
Exits | 02 Dec 2013 |
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AVCJ is proud to announce the 13th Annual AVCJ China Private Equity & Venture Forum will take place on 10 & 11 June 2014 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Beijing. Attendees will have the unrivalled opportunity to hear honest dialogue about this complex and compelling market from the leading GPs on the ground, as well as from some of the biggest domestic and international institutional investors.
10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing