Israeli VC firm Carmel Ventures has reached a $194 million final close on its latest VC fund with participation Chinese tech giants Baidu and Qihoo360 as well as insurer Ping An Group.
Greater China | 23 Oct 2014 |
Square Peg Capital, the Australia-based venture capital firm founded by the co-founder of job search site Seek is looking to expand overseas, with plans to invest up to A$100 million a year in Israel and the US.
Australasia | 18 Sep 2014 |
Catalyst CEL Fund, a joint venture between China Everbright and Israel-based Catalyst Equity Management, will invest approximately $42 million in Lamina Technologies, a Switzerland-based tool manufacturer.
Greater China | 25 Aug 2014 |
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 |
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As investor's confidence in the domestic economy is restored, Taiwan's private equity sector players are anticipating a long-awaited upswing in activity, especially with a more transparent and open regulatory environment to revive growth. Positive signals from the government include the new M&A regulation, which will add on protection of minority shareholders upon its launch. The National Development Fund has also injected billions of cash into local funds in an effort to support industrial innovation.
20 November 2014, The Westin Hotel, Taipei
With the empathic and historic victory of Narendra Modi at the recent elections in India, the market confidence has improved significantly. Until recently, India was mentioned in financial markets only in a negative light given the enormous potential and lack of delivery. Difficulties in exiting, arbitrary taxation and poor governance are just some of the chronic problems deterring investors.
Discover what repercussions the latest political developments will have on the private equity industry, the outlook for the next wave of fundraising, where GPs expect to source exits and the best way forward for existing and potential investors.
2-3 December 2014, Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai