Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed to buy Japan-based Bushu Pharmaceuticals from Tokio Marine Capital at an enterprise valuation of JPY77.3 billion ($670 million).
Exits | 17 Nov 2014 |
Japanese investor J-Star has exited Burn Holdings, a local repair business that primarily serves property developers, to Shinsei Corporate Investment and Creation Capital. The gross return multiple is said to be 8x.
Exits | 29 Sep 2014 |
Secondary deal flow has reached record breaking levels in 2014. Regulatory reform and economic recovery have helped, but that is not the whole story - the maturing market is arguably more important
Secondaries | 11 Sep 2014 |
MLC, the private wealth unit of National Australia Bank(NAB), has sold a A$750 million ($648 million) portfolio of private equity investments to Partners Group.
Secondaries | 10 Sep 2014 |
Partners Group has acquired a 12% stake in Trophy Property Development (TPD), a $1 billion China-focused property development fund managed by Venator Real Estate Capital. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Secondaries | 05 Aug 2014 |
Global secondary transaction volume for 2014 is on course to break $30 billion for the first time after reaching $16 billion in the six months of 2014, according to secondary market-focused investment bank Cogent Partners.
Secondaries | 16 Jul 2014 |
Chinese PE firm Hony Capital has agreed to buy restaurant chain Pizza Express from UK-based private equity firm Cinven Partners for GBP900 million ($1.54 billion).
Greater China | 14 Jul 2014 |
Jason Sambanju, formerly co-head of Asia at Paul Capital Partners, has joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) as head of Asia secondaries.
People | 14 Jul 2014 |
NewQuest Capital Partners has reached a final close of $316 million on its second pan-Asia fund, exceeding the $300 million target. The announcement comes as the secondaries specialist is poised to take private US-listed China Hydroelectric in a deal...
Fundraising | 03 Jul 2014 |
Chinese private equity firms’ growing interest in US acquisitions has yet to translate into meaningful deal flow. These relatively new arrivals need time to familiarize themselves with a competitive market
Buyouts | 02 Jul 2014 |
Mandarin Capital Partners has fully exited its stake in Italmatch Chemicals, an Italian chemical maker, to European private equity firm Ardian.
Greater China | 27 Jun 2014 |
Secondary fundraising has reached new highs over the past year, signaling greater investor appetite for the asset class. What is driving the demand and who is likely to benefit?
Secondaries | 25 Jun 2014 |
CVC Capital Partners has agreed to buy Hong Kong-based serviced office provider The Executive Centre (TEC) from Headland Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum.
Greater China | 21 May 2014 |
Bain Capital has agreed to acquire a 70% stake in Retail Zoo, the owner of Australian health drink franchise Boost Juice Bars, from The Riverside Company.
Consumer | 08 May 2014 |
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As investor's confidence in the domestic economy is restored, Taiwan's private equity sector players are anticipating a long-awaited upswing in activity, especially with a more transparent and open regulatory environment to revive growth. Positive signals from the government include the new M&A regulation, which will add on protection of minority shareholders upon its launch. The National Development Fund has also injected billions of cash into local funds in an effort to support industrial innovation.
20 November 2014, The Westin Hotel, Taipei
With the empathic and historic victory of Narendra Modi at the recent elections in India, the market confidence has improved significantly. Until recently, India was mentioned in financial markets only in a negative light given the enormous potential and lack of delivery. Difficulties in exiting, arbitrary taxation and poor governance are just some of the chronic problems deterring investors.
Discover what repercussions the latest political developments will have on the private equity industry, the outlook for the next wave of fundraising, where GPs expect to source exits and the best way forward for existing and potential investors.
2-3 December 2014, Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai