Allegro Funds has exited its majority stake in Australia-based industrial services provider TSC Group to multinational energy player Engie.
Australasia | 17 Sep 2015 |
Oaktree Capital Management will contribute to a $175 million restructuring package for Australian surfwear brand Quiksilver, which has voluntarily taken its US business into bankruptcy.
PIPEs | 10 Sep 2015 |
China’s slowing growth has created a wave of corporate defaults, and these bad debts should be put up for sale. Not all foreign investors are ready to jump in, though, conscious of the difficulties in extracting value
Distressed/Special Situations | 19 Aug 2015
KKR has agreed to invest $150 million in JBF Industries, an India-based polyester products manufacturer, with a portion of the capital going to the company’s international subsidiaries.
PIPEs | 03 Aug 2015 |
There are various ways for PE investors to seek legal recourse against portfolio companies that have behaved improperly – provided they have structured deals properly and don’t mind getting their hands dirty
Regulation | 29 Jul 2015
Australasia distress specialist Allegro Funds has announced the third investment from its second fund with the acquisition of a controlling stake in Carpet Court, a New Zealand-based flooring retailer.
Buyouts | 27 Jul 2015 |
Australia’s Allegro Funds has been dealing in distress for 10 years – as advisor, replacement GP and now manager of its own fund. Founding partner Chester Moynihan explains how the firm’s approach has evolved
Australasia | 08 Jul 2015
Robert Petty, managing partner and co-founder at Clearwater Capital Partners, explains why a strong credit and special situations investment strategy in Asia often involves going against the grain
Distressed/Special Situations | 01 Jul 2015
Australian turnaround specialist Allegro Funds has closed its second vehicle at A$180 million ($139 million) and expects to see plenty of deal flow from domestic banks seeking alternative solutions to pushing distressed companies into insolvency.
Fundraising | 25 Jun 2015 |
Ben Fanger, co-founder and managing director at China distress specialist Shoreline Capital, divides credit cycles into four phases: a credit boom or misallocated lending; decelerating growth or credit tightening; the recognition that someone has to take...
Fundraising | 24 Jun 2015
Corporate restructuring activity in Japan should lead to a broader rise in the number of distress opportunities in Asia, as a result of both regulatory change and added pressure from investors.
Distressed/Special Situations | 18 Jun 2015 |
India's Edelwiess Alternative Asset Advisors has reached a $205 million first close on its second credit vehicle, EW Special Opportunities Fund II (ESOF II).
Fundraising | 17 Jun 2015 |
China-focused distressed debt and special situations investor Shoreline Capital has closed its third fund at $500 million. The GP has also reached a first close of $115 million on an overflow vehicle.
Fundraising | 11 Jun 2015 |
Turnaround specialist Japan Industrial Solutions (JIS) has invested JPY25 billion ($208 million) in ailing electronics group Sharp as part of JPY225 billion bailout.
North Asia | 18 May 2015 |
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