The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has joined Mitsubishi Corp. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in acquiring a stake in Middle Eastern water treatment firm Metito.
North Asia | 08 Jul 2014 |
Asia special situations investor Clearwater Capital Partners has sold a jack-up rig built in a Singapore shipyard to a drilling services partnership between the Saudi Arabian government and Schlumberger.
Southeast Asia | 29 May 2014 |
Apax Partners' 6x return on its investment in Israel-based Tnuva Food Industries has been hard earned.
Exits | 28 May 2014 |
The Abraaj Group has acquired an undisclosed stake in KPN Academy, an out-of-school education service provider in Thailand.
Southeast Asia | 26 May 2014 |
Apax Partners has agreed to sell a 56% stake in Israel-based Tnuva Food Industries to Bright Food Group as the Chinese company continues to expand its business overseas.
Exits | 22 May 2014 |
Hong Kong-based energy investor Kerogen Capital has invested $100 million in HKN Holding, which owns HKN Energy, an oil and gas developer with an exclusive focus on Kurdistan.
Expansion | 16 May 2014 |
Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) has reached a final close of $1.2 billion on its latest fund, which will make early to late stage venture and growth investments out of the US and via subsidiaries in India and Israel.
Fundraising | 14 May 2014 |
China Everbright, an investment arm of Chinese conglomerate China Everbright Group, and Catalyst Equity Management, an Israeli-based private equity firm, have teamed up to establish a PE fund that will invest in Israeli companies.
Greater China | 31 Oct 2013 |
The Abraaj Group’s acquisition of Aureos Capital last year was a massive short cut to a larger Asia presence. Aman Lakhaney, director at The Abraaj Group, explains the firm’s approach to non-BRIC emerging markets
Southeast Asia | 09 Oct 2013
Tata Capital plans to launch an Africa private equity fund with initial capital of about $300 million. It will focus on consumer goods, agriculture and agri-processing.
Fundraising | 16 Sep 2013 |
Kaiima Bio-Agritech, an Israel-based seed and breeding technology firm, has raised over $65 million from three new investors including Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, International Financial Corporation (IFC), and Infinity Group....
Greater China | 04 Sep 2013 |
King & Wood Mallesons and London-based SJ Berwin will merge to form a single law firm valued at $1 billion. With over 2,700 lawyers in more than 30 countries, the combined entity is expected to be one of the 25 largest law firms in the world.
Europe | 01 Aug 2013 |
Samsung Electronics has acquired Boxee, a VC-backed Israeli start-up that manufactures digital video recorders (DVRs). The financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
Venture | 04 Jul 2013 |
Crescent Point has led a Series C round of funding worth $17 million for Wego, an Asia travel search engine. Victoria Capital and existing investor Tiger Global also participated.
Technology | 25 Jun 2013 |
Taiwan-based CDIB Capital, the PE unit of China Development Financial, has completed a $25 million investment in a Chinese online home furnishings retailer Meilele.
Greater China | 23 Apr 2013 |
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