CDIB Capital, the PE arm of Taiwan’s China Development Financial (CDF), has invested $30 million in Anhui Dong Jin Renewable Resource Technology, a Chinese renewable resources producer.
Chang Sun, the former Asia managing director at Warburg Pincus who co-founded Chinese agriculture start-up Black Soil, has delayed plans to raise a $1 billion PE fund and will instead focus on individual deals.
FountainVest Partners has agreed to sell Key Safety Systems (KSS), a US-based auto components manufacturer that it acquired in 2014, to Shanghai-listed Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corporation for $920 million.
MBK Partners has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the machine tools division of South Korean conglomerate Doosan Infracore, replacing Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE).
Following a spin-out from Cargill, the PE unit of Black River Asset Management has been renamed Proterra Investments Partners. The agriculture-focused remit is unchanged
Jinpan International, a US-listed Chinese electric transformer manufacturer, has agreed a take-private deal with the company’s chairman and Forebright Capital. It values the business at approximately $98 million.
The private equity team of Black River Asset Management, an independently managed alternative investment unit of agribusiness giant Cargill, has spun out to form Proterra Investment Partners.
China-based warehousing operator e-Shang, which was founded by two local entrepreneurs in conjunction with Warburg Pincus, has agreed to merge with Asian counterpart Redwood Group as it builds scale towards a public market listing.
China-focused private equity investors are modifying their investment approaches in the face of a challenging economic environment and ongoing overcapacity issues.
Bain Capital spent 10 years restructuring Europe-based FCI - more than returning its capital from divestments in the process - into an Asia-focused electronics business
KKR has agreed to sell its stake in India's Dalmia Cement Bharat (DCBL) for INR6 billion ($89 million) to the parent company Dalmia Bharat (DBL), and to invest INR6.2 billion in DBL itself.
CDH Investments-controlled Fujian Nanping Nanfu Battery, China’s leading manufacturer of alkaline batteries, has listed on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ) through a reverse merger.
AGIC Capital sees the $1 billion acquisition of KraussMaffei from Onex as just one example of the rich seam of cross-border deal flow available for Chinese investors in Germany
AGIC Capital, a private equity firm that focuses on China-Europe cross-border investments, has teamed up with two Chinese companies to acquire KraussMaffei Group from Onex Corporation at an enterprise valuation of EUR925 million ($1.01 billion).
Baring Private Equity Asia is set to buy Singapore-listed precision engineering business Interplex Holdings after CVC Capital Partners and Standard Chartered Private Equity agreed to tender their combined 57.7% interest in the company.
KKR has set up an oil and gas services platform that will handle the engineering, maintenance, repair and overhaul needs of owners and operators.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Goodman Group have committed another $1.25 billion to their China logistics joint venture. The JV will also buy nine projects from Goodman with an end build-out value of more than $650 million.
Agriculture and timberlands investor New Forests has agreed to invest in a large-scale rubber plantation in Indonesia with local strategic partner Sampoerna Agro.
VIG Partners – which recently changed its corporate name from Vogo Investment – has agreed to buy Winche, a South Korea-based manufacturer of PVC windows, for KRW135 billion ($114 million).
TPG Capital has returned $1.55 billion to investors from its Asia portfolio in 2015, including $775 million from the sale of HCP Packaging to Baring Private Equity Asia.
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) has agreed to sell its 38.7% stake in Sino Gas to Zhongyu Gas. The buyer participated alongside MSPEA in the privatization of Sino Gas last year and will now take a majority stake in the business.
Paine & Partners, which focuses on the global food and agribusiness industry, has acquired a majority stake in AgBiTech, an Australia-based producer of biological insecticides for crops.
Hahn & Co spent three years talking to Visteon about its Korean subsidiary Halla Visteon Climate Control before sealing a proprietary deal supported by innovative funding
Japan-based energy savings solutions provider ESCO is expected to benefit from increased consumer awareness of efficiency issues and a shake-up in the broader utilities space