M.K. Sinha, CEO of IDFC Alternatives, explains how the firm has been focusing on private equity exits, gradual accumulation of assets in infrastructure, and opportunistic openings in real...
Investments | 25 Nov 2015
The law firms, corporate service providers and accountants responsible for the offshore structures that underpin most private equity funds and transactions expect costs to rise as tighter regulations take hold.
Advisory | 19 Nov 2015 |
PremjiInvest - the family office of Wipro Enterprises chairman Azim Premji - and Singapore's Temasek Holdings have agreed to pay INR19.5 billion ($296 million) for a 6% stake in the life insurance unit of ICICI Bank.
South Asia | 17 Nov 2015 |
CarTrade, an Indian online used car portal backed by Warburg Pincus and Tiger Global Management, has bought a majority stake in online automotive sales platform CarWale from its owner, German media conglomerate Axel Springer.
South Asia | 13 Nov 2015 |
Chinese food and beverage manufacturer Dali Foods Group, which is backed by CDH Investments, has launched a Hong Kong IPO with a target of HK$10.4 billion ($1.3 billion).
Greater China | 10 Nov 2015 |
LPs that pursue co-investment opportunities alongside their portfolio GPs can build a stronger relationship with the managers, LPs told the AVCJ Forum.
LPs | 05 Nov 2015 |
Southeast Asia has a lot to offer GPs who can handle its unique challenges and capabilities, recent economic volatility and the impact of China's slowdown notwithstanding, investors told the AVCJ Forum.
Southeast Asia | 05 Nov 2015 |
Large-scale co-investment will take time to get traction in Asia
LPs | 04 Nov 2015
Asian Development Bank (ADB) has joined with IFMR Capital, an Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC), to provide local currency loans to Indian microfinance institutions (MFIs).
South Asia | 02 Nov 2015 |
CMC Capital Partners, a China-focused PE firm that specializes in media and entertainment investments, has agreed an RMB8 billion ($1.3 billion) deal to broadcast matches in China’s domestic football league.
Greater China | 29 Oct 2015 |
Private equity deal flow this year has been fed by several big auction deals, a healthy dose of co-investment, and ever larger late-stage tech rounds
Buyouts | 29 Oct 2015
Link Group, the Australian financial data and fund administration services provider backed by Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), is trading above its IPO price following the company's A$946.3 million ($674 million) offering.
Australasia | 28 Oct 2015 |
China-based travel services companies Ctrip and Baidu-controlled Qunar have agreed an all-share merger that will create a single dominant player in the domestic hotel and air ticket booking market.
Greater China | 27 Oct 2015 |
Indian coffee shop and restaurant chain Cafe Coffee Day has fixed a price for its upcoming IPO that will put the offering on course to meet its target of INR11.5 billion ($177 million).
South Asia | 23 Oct 2015 |
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