Orix Corp. and Perigon Advisory will make partial exits from regional budget carrier AirAsia's long-haul subsidiary through an IPO that is targeting up to $370 million.
Exits | 13 Jun 2013 |
Southeast Asia's hunger for energy cannot be overstated. Of the region’s 600 million inhabitants, a staggering 160 million live without electricity. According to a report published last year by the National University of Singapore’s Energy Studies...
Expansion | 13 Jun 2013 |
Dave McClure, Silicon Valley super angel and founding partner of 500 Startups, was on the road in Asia once again this month as part of his firm’s “Geeks on a Plane” (GOAP) tour. While this was not the first time the tech-focused venture capital...
Venture | 13 Jun 2013 |
A vehicle containing legacy assets that predate Saratoga Capital’s institutional funds has raised $151 million through an IPO in Indonesia. Saratoga Investama Sedaya (SIS), which is controlled by the private equity firm’s founders, Sandiaga Uno and...
Southeast Asia | 11 Jun 2013 |
The Geeks on a Plane (GOAP) tour organized by Silicon Valley-based accelerator 500 Startups reaches its final leg in Indonesia this week. This is the first time one of the trips has focused specifically on Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asia | 10 Jun 2013 |
Intel Capital, the VC arm of Intel Corp, has invested a total of $16 million in Asia e-commerce, backing India's Snapdeal.com and Bright Lifecare, while upping its stake in Singapore's Reebonz.com. It did not disclose the size of individual commitments....
South Asia | 10 Jun 2013 |
LinkNet, the Indonesian cable television and broadband operator in which CVC Capital Partners holds a 49% stake, is reportedly targeting an IPO this year. It would be the second share offering in 2013 by one of the private equity firm’s Indonesia-based...
Exits | 06 Jun 2013 |
Asian LPs have become part of the landscape of European private equity, pursuing opportunities across buyouts, secondaries, credit and distress. But what do they really want from the region?
LPs | 05 Jun 2013 |
DBS Group has extended the deadline for it to secure majority control of Indonesia’s Bank Danamon by two months to August 1. The bank wants to acquire the 67.4% stake in Danamon owned by Temasek Holdings – also DBS’ controlling shareholder – with...
Financials | 04 Jun 2013 |
Aavishkaar Venture Management, which funds enterprises in India’s rural areas, is to close the Aavishkaar II fund at $95 million. Investors include the International Finance Corporation, Cisco, KfW, FMO, CDC Group and Rianta Capital, a London-based...
South Asia | 03 Jun 2013 |
Increased competition for deals and buoyant equity markets have pushed up valuations in Southeast Asia, prompting private equity investors to hold back, according to a new survey. While the region is becoming more important in investment strategies, returns...
Southeast Asia | 03 Jun 2013 |
The founder of Silicon Valley early-stage investor 500 Startups, David McClure, is looking to launch a $10 million micro fund targeting Southeast Asia.
Venture | 31 May 2013 |
Southeast Asia-focused venture capital firm Ardent has received its first round of external funding from US-based Siemer Ventures and Japanese VCs Recruit Strategic Partners and GMO Venture Partners. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Technology | 31 May 2013 |
HealthCare Global Enterprises (HCG), an Indian cancer treatment specialist backed by Temasek Holdings, has acquired a majority stake in Bangalore Assisted Conception Centre (BACC), a leading provider of fertility care. Details of the transaction were...
Southeast Asia | 31 May 2013 |
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