Online energy trading platform India Energy Exchange (IEX) has filed for an IPO, providing a partial exit for several private equity backers.
WuXi Biologics, a Chinese contract R&D services provider to the global pharmaceutical industry that was taken private by a PE-backed consortium in late 2015, gained 38% on its Hong Kong trading debut following a HK$3.97 billion ($510 million) IPO.
Hong Kong wants to reinvest itself as a destination for Chinese technology listings with a new board that would be open to companies that are pre-profit and have dual-class share structures. Will it fly?
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has eased rules for private equity and venture capital firms by reducing their post-IPO lock-up period in an A-share listed companies from three years to one year.
Korean camera lens manufacturer Samyang Optics ended its first day of trading on KOSDAQ at a slight premium to its IPO price, having raised KRW66.8 billion ($60 million) in the offering and enabled VIG Partners to make a partial exit.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has partnered with Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singapore’s technology and media regulator, to help technology start-ups list in the territory.
Dixon Technologies, a contract electronics manufacturer based in India, has filed for an IPO that will provide an exit to Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE).
With regional and global GPs showing greater interest in Vietnam, local managers have an additional exit option - and an opportunity to show that country funds can perform across multiple cycles
Yantai Zhenghai Bio-tech, a Chinese biotechnology company backed by CDH Investments, saw its stock gain 44.03% on its first day of trading following a RMB234 million ($34 million) IPO in Shenzhen.
Samyang Optics, a Korea-based camera lens manufacturer owned by VIG Partners, is seeking to raise as much as KRW82.4 billion ($73.5 million) through a domestic IPO.
Indian online matchmaking services provider Matrimony.com has filed for an IPO that will provide exits for VC investors Mayfield India and Bessemer Venture Partners.
China Rapid Finance (CRF), a VC-backed peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, is trading up 32% on its IPO price following an offering on the New York Stock Exchange that raised $60 million.
Trade sales can provide investors in underperforming companies with an opportunity to reshape their investments, but they must be willing to let go of previous expectations and show flexibility
MBK Partners will make a partial exit from ING Life Korea as the insurer raises KRW1.1 billion ($972 million) in its domestic IPO.
Capacite Infraprojects, an Indian construction firm backed by Paragon Partners and NewQuest Capital Partners, has filed for a INR4 billion ($62 million) IPO.
KKR’s first close dominates fundraising activity, but mid-market showing still impresses; Japan leads the way as Asia exits remain reasonably strong; investment slows, if China state-backed deals are ignored
Apax Partners has agreed to invest $388 million in Guotai Junan Securities as the largest cornerstone investor in the Chinese brokerage’s HK$16.5 billion ($2.1 billion) Hong Kong IPO.
China’s Minsheng Education Group closed up 9.4% on its first day of trading in Hong Kong, following a HK$1.38 billion ($177 million) IPO in which the International Finance Corporation (IFC) participated as a cornerstone investor.
Hospital Corporation of China (HCC), a hospital operation group established by Hony Capital, has launched a Hong Kong IPO that would see the company raise as much as HK$500 million ($64 million).
China’s largest express delivery services provider SF Express, which is backed by several PE investors, has completed a backdoor listing in Shenzhen that values the business at RMB43.3 billion ($6.6 billion).
Sushiro Global Holdings, a sushi restaurant chain majority-owned by Permira, is looking to raise up to JPY82.4 billion ($728 million) through an IPO in Tokyo.
ING Life Korea, a Korean insurer that MBK Partners acquired in 2013 from ING Groep, has applied for regulatory approval for a domestic IPO.
Indian pharmaceutical company Eris Lifesciences has filed for a domestic IPO that is expected to facilitate a full exit for ChrysCapital Partners, which has been an investor since 2011.
Serba Dinamik Holdings, a Malaysian oil and gas services provider backed by CMS Opus Private Equity (COPE), posted a marginal gain on its first day of trading on the Bursa Malaysia after raising MYR600 million ($135 million) in its IPO.