Polaris Capital has agreed to acquire 100% of Japanese precut timber and building materials company Hivic for an undisclosed sum from domestic construction group Lixil.
Asia continues to offer buyout opportunities, but funds looking to take advantage of them must define their benefits to company leaders, industry leaders told the AVCJ Singapore Forum.
Southeast Asia is expected to maintain a strong level of private equity investment opportunities thanks to continued regional volatility, leading industry players told the AVCJ Singapore Forum.
New Silk Route (NSR) has exited its remaining stake in Indian logistics firm VRL Logistics.
Bain Capital Private Equity and Goldman Sachs have agreed to acquire a majority position in Carver Korea, a specialist cosmetics supplier.
Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management has achieved a final close of $14 billion for a global infrastructure fund, exceeding the vehicle’s original target corpus of $10 billion.
Kyle Shaw, managing director of Shaw Kwei & Partners, discusses the value to be found in taking traditional yet complex industrial businesses and switching them to a high-end track.
Japanese GP J-Star has promoted Yuki Kashiyama, an investment professional in the operating team, and Tomoko Ando, who works in the administration team, to partners.
CLSA Capital Partners, the alternative asset management arm of Hong Kong-headquartered brokerage and investment group CLSA, has fully exited its stake in Japanese used car auction operator Mirive.
Gopher Asset Management, the PE arm of Noah Holdings, has teamed up with Chinese movies-to-gaming company Perfect World to launch a media and culture M&A fund that has a target of RMB2 billion ($300 million).
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).