The National Australia Bank (NAB) has agreed to sell a GBP625 million ($1 billion) portfolio of mostly distressed UK property loans to New York private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management....
Australasia | 28 Jul 2014 |
Baring Private Equity Asia has acquired a substantial stake in UK lifestyle retailer Cath Kidston from existing majority shareholders TA Associates and company management.
Consumer | 23 Jul 2014 |
Japanese venture capital firm Tsukuba Technology Seed (TTS) has teamed up with the UK's Adapt Low Carbon Group to launch an Anglo-Japanese VC fund focusing on agricultural innovation.
Industrials | 23 Jul 2014 |
Immediately after TDR Capital and Capricorn privatized Pizza Express in 2003, the UK-based restaurant chain’s international franchise operations were shifted into separate entity as part of the “non-core group.”
Consumer | 23 Jul 2014 |
The China-CEE Fund, a $500 million vehicle backed by China Exim Bank that invests in Central and Eastern Europe, has committed PLN240 million ($78 million) to renewable energy developer Polish Energy Partners (PEP).
Expansion | 22 Jul 2014 |
Fosun International has acquired a 20% stake in Osborne Group, a Spanish premium ham and wine producer.
Greater China | 18 Jul 2014 |
Permira has reached a final close on its fifth global buyout fund, Permira V, at the hard cap of EUR5.3 billion ($7.2 billion), less than the EUR9.6 billion raised by its predecessor.
Buyout | 13 Jun 2014 |
Investindustrial - a fund led by Italian businessman Andrea Bonomi - has made a takeover bid for for Club Méditerranée (Club Med), which is already being courted by Chinese conglomerate Fosun International and PE firm Ardian.
Europe | 04 Jun 2014 |
3i has sold Hilite International, a German suppler of auto engine and transmission parts, to China's AVIC Electromechanical Systems for EUR473 million ($643.8 million), generating a 2.1x return.
Greater China | 30 May 2014 |
Bearing in mind Spanish has the second- largest number of native speakers in the world - 410 million - after Mandarin, it is little wonder that many businesses see the value in learning the language. India-based technology support services provider iYogi...
Europe | 21 May 2014 |
RRJ Capital and Temasek Holdings have agreed to invest EUR1.28 billion ($1.8 billion) in NN Group (NNG), the insurance unit of Dutch lender ING Group.
Financials | 02 May 2014 |
State-backed Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has sold a 5% stake in UK offshore energy services provider Seajacks to its Japanese co-owner Marubeni Corporation.
North Asia | 09 Apr 2014 |
It is 50 years since France became one of the first European countries to officially recognize the People’s Republic of China. The anniversary of that event was marked in Paris last month by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Francois...
Fundraising | 09 Apr 2014 |
L Capital Asia has acquired a minority stake in Italian high-end footwear manufacturer Vicini, working in partnership with L Capital Management, another PE firm supported by luxury goods conglomerate LVMH.
Expansion | 08 Apr 2014 |
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