Rocket Internet’s Zalora Group has raised $112 million in funding from US-based Access Industries, Scopia Capital Management and other unnamed institutional investors. Southeast Asia-focused...
Southeast Asia | 04 Dec 2013 |
In 2010 Japan Home Centre was already a successful domestic brand but to realize its IPO ambitions it needed the right partner to guide it through a period of rapid expansion – EQT Partners
Consumer | 04 Dec 2013 |
Two substantial partial exits that can be seen to justify the Indonesia investment thesis for global PE firms were among those nominated for Exit of the Year: TPG Capital and Northstar Group’s agreed sale of more than 30% of Bank Tabungan PensiunanNasional...
Exits | 04 Dec 2013
KV Asia Capital has agreed to acquire Singapore-based Derma-Rx International Aesthetics (DIAL) from Indian skin care company Marico Kaya Enterprises. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed
South Asia | 03 Dec 2013 |
Carrier billing provider Coda Payments has raised $2.3 million in Series A funding from GMO Global Payment Fund, Rakuten Ventures, CyberAgent Ventures, and return backers Golden Gate Ventures and Skype co-founder Toivo Annus.
Southeast Asia | 03 Dec 2013 |
Temasek Holdings has made its first foray into India's Bollywood movie industry as Fullerton Fund Management - a unit of the Singapore sovereign fund - acquired a stake in local film distributor Eros International.
South Asia | 28 Nov 2013 |
Phillip Private Equity has led a $3 million Series B round for Singapore-based fashion shopping network Clozette.co, with participation from existing backers Walden International and several angel investors.
Southeast Asia | 25 Nov 2013 |
Japan's Transcomos has led a $5 million Series B round of funding for Berrybenka, picking a more than 30% interest in the Indonesian fashion e-commerce start-up. Existing backer GREE Venture also participated.
Southeast Asia | 22 Nov 2013 |
Exhilway Global, a US-based hedge fund and emerging markets private equity manager, has closed its maiden mines and minerals PE fund at $200 million. The vehicle will acquire and operate mines in alliance with local companies in Indonesia, as well as...
Fundraising | 21 Nov 2013 |
The floods that devastated Thailand in the second half of 2011 were the country’s worst in 50 years, with the World Bank putting the economic damages at $45.7 billion. Bangkok came under threat in mid-October with outer areas most severely hit. The...
Exits | 20 Nov 2013 |
“It is in some ways easier to buy things in China using bitcoin than it is using traditional fiat currency,” says Dan Ciporin, partner at the VC firm Canaan Partners.
Financials | 20 Nov 2013 |
CapAsia and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ have sold their minority stake in Thailand’s Don Muang Tollway (DMT) for $132 million to a newly announced joint venture between Hong Kong-based First Pacific and Philippines infrastructure developer Metro Pacific...
Infrastructure | 18 Nov 2013 |
Canaan Partners and RRE Ventures have co-led a $3.25 million round of funding for Singapore-headquartered Bitcoin exchange itBit. Liberty City Ventures, as well angel investors such as The Jordan Company’s Jay W. Jordan II and Beluga co-founder Ben...
Southeast Asia | 14 Nov 2013 |
When it took its maiden Southeast Asia Clean Energy Fund on the road mid 2011, Armstrong Asset Management was sailing into unchartered waters. While there have been other renewable energy funds active in the region, many have benefited from either a broader...
Fundraising | 14 Nov 2013 |
PAG, a pan-Asian GP that has so far invested only in China, expects to break into the Southeast Asia market within the next year. Weijian Shan, the firm’s chairman and CEO, added that the team is also on course to realize in excess of $1 billion from...
Greater China | 13 Nov 2013 |
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India's private equity industry is in a state of transition, and only funds that are nimble on their feet and adaptive will ultimately survive. Find out what you need to navigate India's changing landscape at the 14th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture India Forum on 5-6 December. Last year's Forum was attended by more than 250 top executives coming from 15 different countries and territories around the globe. Over 50 LPs joined the event, including dozens of foreign investors looking to increase their allocations to India or to invest in the country for the very first time. The conference featured in-depth analysis about India's private equity industry with sessions that covered topics ranging from confronting the difficult exit and fundraising environment, to understanding regulatory changes, to predicting where the industry will likely be in 2015.
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After a decade-long mining boom the economy is experiencing a loss of momentum and the resulting deal flow reduction and lack of value in the market means GPs are chasing many of the same acquisition targets. That said, the exit market is recovering with both IPOs and M&A activity picking up, and an increase in LPs appetite for the asset class, and the recent government change means that the industry is cautiously optimistic for the future and expecting a rise in activity over the next 12 months.
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