Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Goodman Group have invested a further $500 million in their China logistics joint venture, taking the total equity commitment to $2 billion.
Industrials | 20 Nov 2014 |
The Blackstone Group has agreed to buy the chemicals division of Orica, an Australian supplier of explosives and blasting equipment to the mining industry, for A$750 million ($653 million).
Buyouts | 19 Nov 2014 |
NVC Lighting, a Chinese lightning products manufacturer backed by SAIF Partners and Goldman Sachs, says it has uncovered information suggesting that its founder and ex-CEO falsely obtained bank loans worth RMB629 million ($102.8 million) on the company’s...
Regulation | 18 Nov 2014 |
TPG Capital-owned Australian poultry producer Inghams Enterprises has sold 31 properties to W.P. Carey, a US-based real estate investment trust, for A$157 million ($138 million).
Australasia | 17 Nov 2014 |
RRJ Capital has agreed to invest $1 billion in convertible notes issued by Cheniere Energy, a US-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer.
PIPEs | 14 Nov 2014 |
Bain Capital has completed a second partial exit in five months from Indian motorcycle manufacturer Hero MotorCorp, raising INR24.5 billion ($400 million).
Exits | 10 Nov 2014 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) is participating in the KRW415 billion ($396 million) acquisition of South Korean conglomerate Hyosung Corporation’s packaging business.
Buyouts | 03 Nov 2014 |
Lombard has invested an undisclosed sum in Viet Uc Seafood, Vietnam’s leading shrimp seed producer. It will help the company optimize operations as it seeks to become a fully-integrated shrimp producer.
Expansion | 03 Nov 2014 |
Mandala Capital has acquired a 30% stake in the cold chain unit of Indian express distribution and supply chain solutions provider Gati for INR1.5 billion ($24.4 million).
Expansion | 03 Nov 2014 |
Salamander Energy, an Asia-focused oil and gas exploration and production company, has received a buyout offer from Jynwel Capital, a Hong Kong-based PE firm controlled by Malaysian businessman Jho Low.
Buyouts | 30 Oct 2014 |
Chinese agricultural conglomerate COFCO Corporation is looking to list some of its assets, including Noble Group’s agribusiness unit and Dutch grain trader Nidera Holdings, both of which were acquired with PE support.
Exits | 29 Oct 2014 |
Warburg Pincus has closed its first dedicated energy fund at the hard cap of $4 billion, comfortably exceeding the $3 billion target.
Fundraising | 28 Oct 2014 |
Centerbridge Partners will support a $352 million restructuring plan for Boart Longyear, an Australia Securities Exchange-listed mining services provider that has struggled as falling commodities prices prompt a scaling back in exploration.
Restructuring | 24 Oct 2014 |
CHAMP Private Equity has agreed to buy New Zealand-based Nuplex Industries’ distribution and plastics additives businesses for A$127.5 million ($112 million).
Buyouts | 23 Oct 2014 |
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As investor's confidence in the domestic economy is restored, Taiwan's private equity sector players are anticipating a long-awaited upswing in activity, especially with a more transparent and open regulatory environment to revive growth. Positive signals from the government include the new M&A regulation, which will add on protection of minority shareholders upon its launch. The National Development Fund has also injected billions of cash into local funds in an effort to support industrial innovation.
20 November 2014, The Westin Hotel, Taipei
With the empathic and historic victory of Narendra Modi at the recent elections in India, the market confidence has improved significantly. Until recently, India was mentioned in financial markets only in a negative light given the enormous potential and lack of delivery. Difficulties in exiting, arbitrary taxation and poor governance are just some of the chronic problems deterring investors.
Discover what repercussions the latest political developments will have on the private equity industry, the outlook for the next wave of fundraising, where GPs expect to source exits and the best way forward for existing and potential investors.
2-3 December 2014, Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai