Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), a global mezzanine specialist, and Japanese investment bank Nomura Holdings have together launched a joint venture to manage a Japan-focused mezzanine fund. Each will the contribute JPY10 billion ($98 million).
Mezzanine | 22 Nov 2013 |
Specialist asset manager Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) has hired Nyree Hu as Asia director with its 11-strong global distribution team.
People | 02 Oct 2013 |
China Private Equity Investment Holdings (CPE) is to invest $1 million in Adamas Asset Management's $275 million Greater China Credit Fund. The vehicle has received commitments from around 35 LPs and is on course to reach a first close of $78 million...
Financing | 22 Aug 2013 |
China’s Kunwu Jiuding Capital plans to raise a renminbi-denominated mezzanine fund to provide local companies with debt solutions where pure equity is not appropriate.
Greater China | 21 Aug 2013 |
Asia Mezzanine Capital Group (AMCG) has invested in $30 million in Chevalier International Holdings, aiding its acquisition of Australia's Moraitis, a fruit and vegetable wholesaler backed by Catalyst Investment Managers. AMCG provided the financing via...
Greater China | 22 May 2013 |
KKR is said to be targeting INR20 billion ($365 million) for an India debt fund that will invest in mezzanine and structured credit instruments. Its India Alternative Credit Opportunities Fund I was registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of...
South Asia | 16 May 2013 |
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) has completed IDR1.13 trillion (S116 million) in convertible debt financing for Indonesian toll road operator Baskhara Utama Sedaya (BUS).
Southeast Asia | 06 May 2013 |
India’s CX Partners is aiming to raise the first round of capital for its new mezzanine fund by May.
South Asia | 14 Mar 2013 |
Gen2, a Hong Kong-based asset management firm that focuses on Greater China private equity opportunities, has formed an alliance with China Private Equity Investments Holdings (CPE), an AIM-listed vehicle that claims to offer European investors to Chinese...
Greater China | 23 Nov 2012 |
Lenders to CVC Capital Partners-backed Nine Entertainment, the beleaguered Australian TV network, have reached an agreement to save the company from being put into administration.
Australasia | 17 Oct 2012 |
Growth capital mezzanine players are still few in number in Asia. Will struggling equity markets and tighter credit conditions open up the market for these alternative capital providers?
Mezzanine | 20 Jun 2012 |
Singapore-based OCBC Bank, the second largest financial group Southeast Asia, has subscribed to a convertible bond issued by China’s Tonglin Precision Parts (TPP) via its mezzanine arm.
Greater China | 30 Mar 2012 |
The Blackstone Group has raised $4 billion for its second global mezzanine fund, making the vehicle twice the size of its predecessor. The fund has already deployed or committed $780 million to four companies, including Japan’s Sony Corp, which required...
Mezzanine | 29 Mar 2012 |
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India's private equity industry is in a state of transition, and only funds that are nimble on their feet and adaptive will ultimately survive. Find out what you need to navigate India's changing landscape at the 14th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture India Forum on 5-6 December. Last year's Forum was attended by more than 250 top executives coming from 15 different countries and territories around the globe. Over 50 LPs joined the event, including dozens of foreign investors looking to increase their allocations to India or to invest in the country for the very first time. The conference featured in-depth analysis about India's private equity industry with sessions that covered topics ranging from confronting the difficult exit and fundraising environment, to understanding regulatory changes, to predicting where the industry will likely be in 2015.
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After a decade-long mining boom the economy is experiencing a loss of momentum and the resulting deal flow reduction and lack of value in the market means GPs are chasing many of the same acquisition targets. That said, the exit market is recovering with both IPOs and M&A activity picking up, and an increase in LPs appetite for the asset class, and the recent government change means that the industry is cautiously optimistic for the future and expecting a rise in activity over the next 12 months.
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