CDH Investments has teamed up with Hillhouse Capital on a proposed HK$53.1 billion ($6.8 billion) privatization of Belle International, a Chinese shoe retailer that it first backed in 2005 and took public two years later.
Japanese private equity firm NSSK has acquired Bunkasha Publishing, a domestic media group focused on manga comics in both print and digital formats.
Indonesia is sitting at the heart of an increasingly homogeneous Southeast Asia market in which start-ups can execute cross-border strategies by leveraging similar consumer habits across major cities.
Hong Kong-based private equity firm Excelsior Capital has bought the South Korea business of business products supplier Office Depot.
CDIB Capital, the private equity arm of Taiwan’s China Development Financial, has invested an undisclosed sum in L&P Cosmetic, a skincare company based in South Korea.
Having raised $362 million for its second fund, and diversifying its LP base in the process, Chinese GP ClearVue Partners has proved there is appetite for consumer sector specialists that have the right skill sets
Ticket Monster, a PE-back e-commerce operator based in South Korea, has received a $115 million investment aimed at expanding its grocery shopping and travel services businesses.
Autoplus is the only independent player of the three groups that dominate used car sales in South Korea. Having bought the business for $97 million, VIG Partners expects the company to strengthen its grip on the market
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to buy a majority stake in New Zealand-based egg producer Mainland Poultry. The size of the deal was not disclosed but local media reports put it at NZ$300-350 million ($207-242 million).
During its ownership of Allity, Archer Capital has focused on putting the aged care company a cut above the competition. Now the GP believes its premium care bet is poised to pay off
Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed a $4.3 billion privatization of Nord Anglia Education, a school operator it took private in the UK in 2008 and relisted in the US three years ago. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is also participating...
Deepak Shahdadpuri's DSG Partners Asia has secured $40 million for its second fund, which targets early-stage consumer opportunities in India and Southeast Asia
A consortium led by IMM Investment has agreed to pay KRW188.2 billion ($166 million) for a 25.54% stake in Korean cosmetics manufacturer Able C&C and launched a tender offer to secure control of the business.
VIG Partners has agreed to acquire 100% of South Korea-based used car retailer and maintenance provider Autoplus for KRW110 billion ($97 million). The plan is to build the business into a local equivalent of CarMax, which is the leading player in the...
New Frontier, a private equity firm co-founded by Antony Leung (pictured), formerly Hong Kong's financial secretary, has invested in Best Unimed Medical Group, a Shenzhen-based third-party physicians group.
ClearVue Partners has closed its second China consumer-focused fund at $362 million, having received commitments from institutional LPs including several global fast-moving consumer goods companies.
US-based private equity firm Platinum Equity has agreed to buy business products supplier OfficeMax’s Australia and New Zealand businesses from its owner, US-based Office Depot.
A consortium comprising Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, KKR, First State Super and Macquarie has increased its buyout offer for Australian lottery operator Tatts Group. It now values the company at A$7.6 billion ($5.7 billion).
Best Food Holding, a Hong Kong-listed food and beverage platform established by Hony Capital, has invested an undisclosed sum in Shenzhen Yuepin, a restaurant chain specializing in Vietnamese cuisine.
Baring Private Equity Asia will exit Weetabix after China’s Bright Food Group agreed to end its four-year ownership of the UK-based cereals producer through a trade sale that values the business at GBP1.4 billion ($1.76 billion) on a cash free, debt...
China media-focused private equity firm CMC Capital Partners has acquired a minority stake in Hollywood talent agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) for an undisclosed sum.
Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Hugel, a South Korean manufacturer of botox and other health-related pharmaceuticals, for approximately KRW927.4 billion ($816 million).
Village Grocer, a Malaysian premium grocery chain owned by Navis Capital Partners, has taken over domestic rival Bens Independent Grocer (BIG).
Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has confirmed an investment of $1.4 billion from Microsoft, eBay, and China’s Tencent Holdings at a post-deal valuation of $11.6 billion, down from $15 billion as of its previous round.