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...
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 |
When Moriyoshi Matsumoto spun out from JAIC to form WM Partners (WMP) last year it was with a view to targeting a very specific need.
North Asia | 07 May 2014 |
Japanese secondaries investor WM Partners (WMP) has completed the debut transaction from its first fund, acquiring a 12% interest in B2B marketing platform Shanon.
Secondaries | 30 Apr 2014 |
Ardian, known as Axa Private Equity until it spun out last year, has raised $9 billion for its latest global secondaries fund.
Fundraising | 24 Apr 2014 |
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 associated paraphernalia, serving petrochemical, shipbuilding,...
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 |
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