Chinese warehousing developer and operator e-Shang, which was co-founded by Warburg Pincus and two local entrepreneurs in 2011, will receive $120 million in pre-IPO financing from Goldman...
Expansion | 12 Dec 2013 |
Asia-focused Hillhouse Capital will commit about HK$274 million ($35 million) as a cornerstone investor in China Conch Venture’s HK$3.59 billion Hong Kong IPO.
Greater China | 11 Dec 2013 |
Two weeks ago China National Offshore Oil Corp. received the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Tianjin floating storage regasification unit. The company now has the capacity to handle 24.4 million metric tons of LNG per year at six offshore...
Buyouts | 11 Dec 2013 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has invested an additional $25 million in Navigat, an Indonesian company that develops independent power systems for off-grid locations. The equity commitment came in conjunction with a $279 million debt refinancing...
Expansion | 09 Dec 2013 |
Aion Capital Partners and Apollo Global Management are reportedly investing INR9.6 billion ($157 million) in Avantha Holdings, the holding company of the $4 billion conglomerate Avantha Group. Avantha is also in talks to raise $100 million from KKR, an...
South Asia | 09 Dec 2013 |
CITIC Capital Partners has teamed up with US-based Windjammer Capital Investors to buy Engineered Controls International (ECI), a manufacturer of valves used in the transportation and storage of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied natural gas...
Greater China | 05 Dec 2013 |
India’s agricultural sector is fast-growing but inefficient. Private equity is well positioned to capitalize on the need for better technology, information and distribution
Industrials | 27 Nov 2013 |
US-based Odyssey Investment Partners has agreed to sell BarrierSafe Solutions International, a provider of disposable gloves, to Ansell for approximately $615 million.
Australasia | 26 Nov 2013 |
KKR-held Australian mining logistics company Bis Industries is to acquire mining haulage systems operator Powertrans for A$30 million ($27.46 million).
Australasia | 26 Nov 2013 |
Barclays’ global resources-focused PE platform, Barclays Natural Resource Investments (BNRI), has formed a strategic partnership with Beijing-based corporate advisory firm Ilex Partners to develop its business in mainland China.
Advisory | 25 Nov 2013 |
Exhilway Global, a US-based hedge fund and emerging markets private equity manager, has closed its maiden mines and minerals PE fund at $200 million. The vehicle will acquire and operate mines in alliance with local companies in Indonesia, as well as...
Fundraising | 21 Nov 2013 |
Japanese buyout firm Polaris Capital Group has agreed to exit its entire share in Nippon Oil Pump Group (NOP) - a maker of hydraulic pumps and motors - to French listed investment group Wendel.
North Asia | 07 Nov 2013 |
Hong Kong- based PE firm Headland Capital Partners has launched a takeover offer for Singapore-listed Kreuz Holdings, a subsea services provider to the offshore oil and gas industry. Under the terms of the proposed agreement, all outstanding shares...
Buyouts | 06 Nov 2013 |
KKR is reportedly planning a December IPO for Australian mining logistics company Bis Industries, with marketing to institutional investors to begin this week.
Australasia | 05 Nov 2013 |
Warburg Pincus has exited its one third holding in Australian waste management firm Transpacific Industries Group via the public market, generating proceeds of around A$570 million ($540 million).
Exits | 04 Nov 2013 |
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India's private equity industry is in a state of transition, and only funds that are nimble on their feet and adaptive will ultimately survive. Find out what you need to navigate India's changing landscape at the 14th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture India Forum on 5-6 December. Last year's Forum was attended by more than 250 top executives coming from 15 different countries and territories around the globe. Over 50 LPs joined the event, including dozens of foreign investors looking to increase their allocations to India or to invest in the country for the very first time. The conference featured in-depth analysis about India's private equity industry with sessions that covered topics ranging from confronting the difficult exit and fundraising environment, to understanding regulatory changes, to predicting where the industry will likely be in 2015.
Date: 5-6 December 2013
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After a decade-long mining boom the economy is experiencing a loss of momentum and the resulting deal flow reduction and lack of value in the market means GPs are chasing many of the same acquisition targets. That said, the exit market is recovering with both IPOs and M&A activity picking up, and an increase in LPs appetite for the asset class, and the recent government change means that the industry is cautiously optimistic for the future and expecting a rise in activity over the next 12 months.
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