Headland Capital Partners and CHAMP Private Equity, majority shareholders of Miclyn Express Offshore, are looking to jettison two of the company's independent directors, saying the move would be in the interests of shareholders.
Australasia | 17 Jun 2013 |
Hyundai Rotem, a South Korean railway vehicle manufacturer backed by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA), has received approval to list on the Korea Stock Exchange. It will likely be the country’s largest share offering so far this year and the...
Industrials | 13 Jun 2013 |
Oaktree Capital Management has bought a 60% stake in Cogent Glass for around INR1.2 billion ($20.6 million). As part of the deal, Cogent has signed an agreement with Oaktree portfolio company SGD for technology sharing as well as marketing and management...
South Asia | 13 Jun 2013 |
Driven by rising disposable incomes and lower confidence in food safety, Chinese consumers are willing to pay a premium for quality. PE firms have identified the opportunity, but taking it can be difficult
Industrials | 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 |
Marubeni has scaled back its offer for General Atlantic-owned US grain trader Gavilon by $1 billion after cutting the company's energy trading arm out of the deal.
North Asia | 11 Jun 2013 |
STX Pan Ocean, South Korea’s largest bulk shipping group, has filed for court receivership after attempts to secure a private equity-led restructuring of the beleaguered business failed.
Distressed/Special Situations | 10 Jun 2013 |
TVS Logistics, an Indian supply chain manager backed by KKR and Goldman Sachs, has acquired US-based Wainwright Industries for INR500 million ($8.8 million).
Industrials | 03 Jun 2013 |
Warburg Pincus has sold an 8.35% stake in electrical products maker Havells India for INR7.2 billion ($129.5 million) on the open market. The private equity firm sold 10.4 million shares at INR700 apiece, below the NR708 price at which the stock had been...
South Asia | 31 May 2013 |
CITIC Private Equity has entered into a joint venture with Canadian asset manager Sprott to set up an offshore global resources fund. The vehicle fits in with China’s strategic interest in acquiring overseas energy assets required to sustain economic...
Fundraising | 31 May 2013 |
Mitra Pinasthika Mustika (MPM), the Indonesian motorcycle distributor in which Affinity Equity Partners and Saratoga Capital invested around $100 million last year, is looking to boost its car rental business. The comes as the company prepares to raise...
Exits | 28 May 2013 |
China Development Bank will provide EUR500 million ($647 million) in financing to support the partnership between Weichai Power, a Chinese automotive and equipment manufacturer, and Kion, a German forklift truck maker backed by KKR and Goldman Sachs....
Europe | 27 May 2013 |
Sequoia Capital has teamed up with the chairman and CEO of Chinese vegetable producer Le Gaga Holdings to submit a buyout offer that values the NASDAQ-listed company at around $183 million. Le Gaga has seen its net profit increase fourfold over the last...
Industrials | 23 May 2013 |
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