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...
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 |
Indonesia appears to have weathered the worst of its recent economic storms, but the route towards long-term sustainable growth has yet to be mapped out. PE investment theses rely on sensible navigation
Investments | 12 Mar 2014 |
Limited partners around the globe are now returning to private equity opportunities in developed Western markets, especially those of the US, a number of recent surveys indicate. Asian private equity, and Southeast Asia in particular, has fallen a few...
Southeast Asia | 12 Mar 2014
The Carlyle Group is to invest INR2.5 billion ($40.9 million) in Credo Brands Marketing, the company behind Indian casual wear brand Mufit.
South Asia | 07 Mar 2014 |
India mid-market private equity firm ASK Pravi Capital Advisors has invested INR500 million ($8 million) in children's clothing manufacturer Indian Clothing League.
Consumer | 28 Feb 2014 |
The Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has invested $4.7 million in Trigence Semiconductor, a developer of digital audio technology.
North Asia | 28 Feb 2014 |
Partners Group has raised EUR1.5 billion ($2 billion) for its largest-ever private equity direct investment program, adding impetus to a strategy that has so far seen two deals in Asia, both secondary acquisitions from other GPs.
Investments | 14 Feb 2014 |
Cross-border transactions will become increasingly prominent in China private equity deal flow as the country’s economy matures and domestic companies seek to expand overseas, according to Shangzhi Wu, chairman and managing director of CDH Investments....
Greater China | 15 Jan 2014 |
Asian GPs are building up their operational resources to support portfolio companies, but the true value of expertise is knowing when and where to make influence count
GPs | 08 Jan 2014 |
Rewind 14 months to the 2012 AVCJ Forum and LPs were lukewarm on Asia. Several institutional investors participating in panels said it was difficult to justify committing more than 10% of their private equity allocation to the region until risk factors...
Investments | 08 Jan 2014
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AVCJ is proud to announce the 13th Annual AVCJ China Private Equity & Venture Forum will take place on 10 & 11 June 2014 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Beijing. Attendees will have the unrivalled opportunity to hear honest dialogue about this complex and compelling market from the leading GPs on the ground, as well as from some of the biggest domestic and international institutional investors.
10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing