Mining-focused private equity firm Resource Capital Funds (RCF) has invested $3 million in Australian Securities Exchange-listed mineral sands explorer MZI Resources after agreeing to add...
Australasia | 27 Aug 2014 |
The manufacturers of guide rails used in elevators are an oligopoly serving an oligopoly. Three companies control 80% of the market and eight of their clients are responsible for 90% of the world’s elevators. This concentration of supply may in part...
Buyouts | 27 Aug 2014 |
Ekuinas, the Malaysian government-backed private equity investor, has agreed to acquire up to 95.5% of Orkim, one of the country’s largest clean petroleum product (CPP) tanker companies, for MYR346.3 million ($109 million).
Southeast Asia | 25 Aug 2014 |
Catalyst CEL Fund, a joint venture between China Everbright and Israel-based Catalyst Equity Management, will invest approximately $42 million in Lamina Technologies, a Switzerland-based tool manufacturer.
Greater China | 25 Aug 2014 |
Hony Capital has acquired a 20% stake in Chinese farm machinery maker Chery Heavy Industry for RMB696 million ($113 million).
Greater China | 21 Aug 2014 |
Warburg Pincus and a subsidiary of Chinese steel producer Shanghai Baosteel Group have agreed to buy industrial gas assets from Henan Jinkai Chemical Investment Holding for RMB3 billion ($488 million).
Industrials | 20 Aug 2014 |
The continued growth of the Asian economies means increased demand for energy. Major Asian countries and corporations are rising to the challenge and paying top dollar for almost every oil and gas interest they can lay their hands on – not to mention...
Industrials | 20 Aug 2014
The Blackstone Group has entered Southeast Asia's oil and gas space with an $800 million commitment to Tamarind Energy. Angelo Acconcia, managing director at Blackstone Energy Partners, explains the rationale
People | 20 Aug 2014
Partners Group has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Suzhou Savera Elevator Riding System, a Spanish elevator components manufacturer that now draws most of its business from China, for an enterprise valuation of more than $450 million.
Buyouts | 19 Aug 2014 |
AVIC Capital, a subsidiary of aircraft manufacturer Aviation Industry Corporation of China, has confirmed it is in talks to buy Avolon, an aircraft leasing company owned by Oak Hill Capital, CVC Capital Partners and Cinven.
Greater China | 18 Aug 2014 |
MBK Partners has agreed to sell bottle manufacturer Techpack Solutions to Dongwon Systems Corp, the industrial materials division of domestic conglomerate Dongwon Group, for KRW250 billion ($245 million).
Exits | 15 Aug 2014 |
Shareholders of Singapore-listed Goodpack, the world largest maker of intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), have approved a S$1.4 billion ($1.1 billion) take-private offer made by KKR.
Southeast Asia | 15 Aug 2014 |
Walden Riverwood Ventures has led an $8 million Series A round of funding for Atonarp, a Japanese developer of chemical sensors.
Early stage | 14 Aug 2014 |
Agworld, an Australia-based information exchange platform for farmers, has raised A$6 million ($5.6 million) in a Series C round of funding led by Reed Elsevier Ventures. Existing investor Yuuwa Capital also participated.
Industrials | 13 Aug 2014 |
With around two-thirds of India's 1.2 billion-strong population reliant on farming for a livelihood the importance of the monsoon season to the economy cannot be overstated. A weak monsoon can cut exports, drive food price inflation and ultimately cause...
South Asia | 13 Aug 2014 |
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