Pulled by a desire to buy and build or pushed by a need to address restricted exit options, PE firms in China are placing greater emphasis on operational value-add. LPs must decide who’s...
GPs | 22 May 2013 |
Tata Capital’s Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF) is in the process of buying minority stakes in direct-to-home (DTH) TV provider Tata Sky and TRIL Roads.
South Asia | 20 May 2013 |
Singapore-based private equity firm Nalanda Capital has invested INR270 million ($4.8 million) in NRB Bearings. The Nalanda India Equity Fund bought 7.7 million shares of the company at INR35 apiece on the National Stock Exchange, for a 7.96% stake.
Investments | 20 May 2013 |
Saban Capital is looking to triple its investments in Asia over the next two years with a focus on the media and communications space.
Southeast Asia | 08 May 2013 |
Exits have been preying on the minds of China-focused private equity investors as the IPO market so little signs of revival. It means GPs must think more broadly and more globally
Greater China | 08 May 2013 |
Mercury Capital has taken a 30% stake in Novotech, Australia's largest independent clinical trials provider, with a view to aiding its Asia-Pacific expansion. The amount invested was not disclosed.
Australasia | 02 May 2013 |
After two years spent following Meilele, during which several other venture capital firms jumped on board, Taiwan's CDIB Capital has finally invested in the Chinese online furniture retailer. It was a tough fight, with more than 10 bidders in the running...
Greater China | 02 May 2013 |
Canada-based Sarona Asset Management has invested in India's Khyati Foods, alongside SEAF Agribusiness India Fund. The details of the transaction were not disclosed.
North America | 24 Apr 2013 |
Quantum Pacific Investment is looking to remove directors at Australia's Intrepid Mines after the company lost control of a key Indonesian asset.
Industrials | 24 Apr 2013 |
Indian VCs Helion Venture Partners and Ventureast Proactive have made a joint investment in enterprise information rights management (IRM) provider Selcore. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
South Asia | 24 Apr 2013 |
WITH MORE THAN 90% OF RETAIL transactions carried out in cash, India's growing consumer classes are in need of ATMs. However, there are only around 90,000 machines nationwide, which equates to just 59 per million people.
Financials | 24 Apr 2013 |
China’s securities regulator has invited domestic PE firms to raise mutual funds, prompting a rival agency to forbid such a move. Regardless, industry participants are uninspired by this opportunity
Investments | 24 Apr 2013 |
L Capital Asia, the regional investment arm of luxury group LVMH, has acquired a 49.9% stake in Australian boot maker R.M. Williams for around A$52 million ($55 million).
Australasia | 16 Apr 2013 |
Warburg Pincus has acquired a minority stake in Avetec, an Indian manufacturer of precision-engineered products, facilitating an exit for Actis. The value of the transaction was not disclosed.
South Asia | 16 Apr 2013 |
QIC, an Australian investment manager QIC with more than A$69 billion ($73 billion) under management for a combination of domestic and international clients, is stepping up its efforts to develop bilateral investment opportunities in China. The group...
LPs | 12 Apr 2013 |
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