New Horizon Capital has turned around ceramics maker Tachikichi by emphasizing its unique connections to Japanese culture. Now the GP hopes that strategy can take the company beyond its old restraints
The Carlyle Group has hired Jesse Wu, the former chairman of Johnson & Johnson China, as a senior advisor to the firm’s Asia buyout team.
KKR has agreed to buy Korean luxury grocery chain Kim's Club from its owner, Korean retail conglomerate E-Land Group.
The Carlyle Group has promoted David Bluff to managing director and head of its buyout team in Australia and New Zealand. He was previously a director with the firm.
Gregory Hara, CEO and managing partner of J-Star, discusses the global opportunities available for smaller Japanese manufacturers and the importance of setting clear goals for portfolio companies
Chinese GP Chenhui Venture Partners have teamed up with one of its LP – Shenzhen-listed company Lancy Group – to create a Sino-South Korea PE fund that will invest in consumer and technology companies.
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Macau-based footwear component supplier ISA Industrial.
ISigma, a mid-size buyout firm controlled by Japanese trading and investment conglomerate Marubeni, has acquired domestic cybersecurity platform provider VarioSecure.
Greenko Energy Holdings, an Indian renewable energy producer owned by the Singapore sovereign wealth fund, GIC Private, has raised $230 million from GIC and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).
The Australian operation of Jones the Grocer, a gourmet food retailer backed by L Capital Asia, has entered voluntary administration for the second time in two years.
Brookfield Asset Management has reached a final close of $4 billion on its fourth global private equity fund.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has made a formal offer to buy Australian snack maker Patties Foods for A$230 million ($166 million).
Australian GP Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has launched a bid to buy snack maker Patties Foods in a deal that values the company at A$203 million ($165 million).
Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC), an investment vehicle controlled by Chinese entrepreneur Zhendong Liu, has offered to buy German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron for EUR670 million ($751 million).
Nick Bloy and Rodney Muse have spent 18 years as managing partners of Navis Capital Partners. They see mutual respect, friendship and a consistent investment strategy as the key to this longevity
Temasek Holdings and Advent International have launched an open offer to acquire a controlling stake in Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals (CGCEL), the former consumer products unit of India's Crompton Greaves, for up to INR16.9 billion ($253 million).
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has made an LP commitment to KKR’s latest North American fund. The size of the investment was not disclosed.
BlackRock has raised more than $630 million for a direct co-investment buyout fund aimed in part at investments in emerging Asian markets.
ICICI Venture, the private equity arm of India's ICICI Bank, has reached a first close of $190 million for its fourth private equity fund.
China-based GSR Capital - an affiliate of Go Scale Capital, which saw its bid for Philips' Lumileds business thwarted by regulators - has closed a new $1 billion fund to invest in LED companies globally.
After a major turnaround for Texon International, Navis aims to reinforce management's strengths and help the company reach the next level
Bain Capital has rebranded its credit investment and public equities divisions – Sankaty Advisors and Brookside Capital – under the Bain Capital name and announced changes to its senior leadership.
CITIC Capital Partners is targeting $1.5 billion for its latest China-focused private equity fund, having combined the teams that previously pursued separate China and international strategies.
Affinity Equity Partners has bought Australia-based clinic management software developer Medical Director for A$155 million ($117 million).