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...
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 |
Tokyo-based private equity firm Integral Corp. has reached an agreement with local airline operator ANA Holdings to invest JPY18 billion ($150 million) in ailing Japanese carrier Skymark.
North Asia | 23 Apr 2015 |
Robert Petty, managing partner and co-founder of Asia-focused special situations and credit investor Clearwater Capital Partners, has been elected chairman of EMPEA.
People | 03 Feb 2015 |
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