The Philippines is the fifth-largest economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and has the second-largest population. GDP growth is among the fastest in Asia. But in...
Southeast Asia | 23 Jul 2014
Ambitions of building scale underpin many private equity investments in Southeast Asia. It is remarkable – although perhaps unsurprising – how few have succeeded. So far, at least.
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014
Temasek Holdings’ exposure to unlisted assets reached a record high as the state-controlled Singaporean fund made S$24 billion ($19.3 billion) in new investments for the year ended March 2014, the most in six years.
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014 |
Warburg Pincus has agreed to buy HK$77.5 million worth of shares in Chinese property developer Jinmao Investments’ Hong Kong IPO, which is targeting up to HK$3.39 billion ($437 million).
Real estate | 23 Jun 2014 |
Chinese recruitment website Zhaopin is trading at around a 17% premium to its IPO price after raising $75.7 million through a US offering and receiving a parallel investment from Apax Partners.
Investments | 17 Jun 2014 |
China’s VC market is evolving as funds started by or raised from founders of first-generation internet firms. Concerns about conflicts of interest must be addressed, but the influence of their ecosystems will grow
Venture | 04 Jun 2014 |
Investors have not been chasing as hard as they used to on opportunities in Chinese private equity these past few years. It’s not hard to understand why: the combination of slowing economic conditions, frequently unrealistic valuations, the temporary...
Greater China | 04 Jun 2014
Providence Equity Partners has acquired a 50% interest in home-shopping channel Star CJ Network India from Star Group. The business is a joint venture with Korea-based CJ O Shopping.
Investments | 03 Jun 2014 |
Denham Capital's investment in Pembroke Resources appears to follow a standard pattern: Find a management team with a track record of building and selling resources companies; furnish them with start-up capital to accumulate a portfolio of assets; provide...
Investments | 14 May 2014
Asia private equity fundraising came to $6.6 billion in the first quarter of 2014, according to provisional data released by AVCJ Research, down from $9.7 billion in the final three months of 2013.
Fundraising | 17 Apr 2014 |
Is co-investment worth it? Absolutely, provided the LP in question has sufficient willingness, experience and resources to conduct due diligence on a deal before the window of opportunity closes.
Investments | 09 Apr 2014
Tongyang Life Insurance, a South Korean insurer majority-owned by Vogo Investment, is among the preliminary bidders for a controlling stake in LIG Insurance.
Financials | 31 Mar 2014 |
China’s Harbin Bank is set to raise $1.1 billion from its Hong Kong IPO after pricing shares at the bottom of the indicative range. CITIC Capital is one of seven cornerstone investors in the offering.
Greater China | 26 Mar 2014 |
Private equity investors are playing wait-and-see in Indonesia ahead of the country’s parliamentary and presidential elections this year, but they expect activity to rebound, in part driven by a more favorable economy and moderating valuations.
Southeast Asia | 21 Mar 2014 |
CITIC Capital is one of seven cornerstone investors that will cover 43% of Harbin Bank’s Hong Kong IPO, which is expected to raise up to HK$10.1 billion ($1.3 billion), although subscriptions to the offering have reportedly been delayed due to concerns...
Investments | 19 Mar 2014 |
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