Baring Private Equity Asia is being sued by education provider Global Indian Schools Holdings - into which it agreed to invest $100 million - for allegedly conspiring to prevent the company from making acquisitions in a bid seize control.
South Asia | 16 Apr 2014 |
A mark of a successful first fund is increasing interest from institutional investors in its successor.
Greater China | 16 Apr 2014 |
China Broadband Capital (CBC) and telecom software developer AsiaInfo-Linkage have backed a Series A round of funding for Baoku.com, a Beijing-based travel solutions provider.
Greater China | 15 Apr 2014 |
Sequoia Capital investee Jumei International Holding, which claims to be China’s leading online retailer of beauty products, is seeking to raise up to $400 million through a NASDAQ IPO.
Exits | 14 Apr 2014 |
Vision Knight Capital, a PE firm co-founded by former Alibaba.com CEO David Wei, has reached a final close on its second fund at the hard cap of $550 million.
Greater China | 10 Apr 2014 |
WH Group, the PE-backed Chinese meat processing company that acquired US pork producer Smithfield Foods, is planning to raise as much as HK$41 billion ($5.3 billion) through a Hong Kong IPO.
Consumer | 10 Apr 2014 |
Mekong Capital and CDH Investments will make partial exits from Mobile World, Vietnam’s largest mobile phone retailer, when the company lists on the Ho Chi Minh exchange in June with an expected valuation of up to $280 million.
Exits | 09 Apr 2014 |
Vertex Ventures, a unit of Temasek Holdings, has led a round of funding for GrabTaxi, a taxi booking app set up in Malaysia that is looking to continue its expansion into other Southeast Asian markets.
Venture | 09 Apr 2014 |
Investors are concerned about the potential repercussions for the economy – and their portfolio companies – of Japan’s staged consumer tax hike. Could it really derail the country’s fragile recovery?
North Asia | 09 Apr 2014 |
It is difficult to capture the scale of Australia’s printing industry given the amount of activity that takes place outside of the traditional silos. The data points highlighted by the national industry association, however, do not make for comforting...
Buyouts | 09 Apr 2014 |
Early investor Mekong Capital and recent addition CDH Investments have guided Mobile World through rapid growth and growing pains. Now the Vietnam-based mobile phone retailer is about to go public
Consumer | 09 Apr 2014 |
L Capital Asia has acquired a minority stake in Italian high-end footwear manufacturer Vicini, working in partnership with L Capital Management, another PE firm supported by luxury goods conglomerate LVMH.
Expansion | 08 Apr 2014 |
IDG Capital Partners and Jafco have made partial exits from Tarena International after the Chinese IT training services provider raised $137.7 million through a NASDAQ IPO.
Exits | 07 Apr 2014 |
Tuniu, a Chinese online package tour provider backed by DCM, Temasek Holdings, Gobi Partners and Sequoia Capital, is seeking to raise up to $120 million through a US IPO.
Consumer | 07 Apr 2014 |
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10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing