Tata Capital’s Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF) is in the process of buying minority stakes in direct-to-home (DTH) TV provider Tata Sky and TRIL Roads.
South Asia | 20 May 2013 |
Two funds run by Macquarie have exited Broadband Communications after the Taiwan pay-TV operator’s holding company raised S$1.39 billion ($1.1 billion) through an IPO. The offering by Asian Pay Television Trust (APTT) – of which Broadband Communications...
Exits | 20 May 2013 |
Capital International has invested PHP2.5 billion ($60.7 million) in ABS-CBN Corporation, the Philippines’ largest media and entertainment company. The funding will be used to support ABS-CBN’s platform expansion, including boosting its digital terrestrial...
PIPEs | 16 May 2013 |
The digitization of the Indian TV industry should deliver a more transparent system and an effective subscription model. PE firms can help with the infrastructure investment required to get there.
South Asia | 15 May 2013 |
Saban Capital is looking to triple its investments in Asia over the next two years with a focus on the media and communications space.
Southeast Asia | 08 May 2013 |
Baidu has agreed to pay $370 million for PPS’ online video business, creating an exit opportunity for the company’s venture capital backers. Ceyuan Ventures, Qiming Venture Partners and Vision Knight Capital have invested in PPStream in the last seven...
Exits | 08 May 2013 |
Goldman Sachs has invested INR6 billion ($110 million) in DEN Networks, an Indian cable distribution company. According to AVCJ Research, it is the fifth-largest PE investment completed in India so far this year.
Expansion | 07 May 2013 |
Eight cornerstone investors have been lined up to take nearly one third of pay-TV operator Taiwan Broadband Communications’ Singapore IPO. The offering will allow two Macquarie funds that own Taiwan Broadband to exit their holdings.
Exits | 02 May 2013 |
Focus Media will be privatized next month after shareholders voted in favor of a private equity-backed management buyout that values the company at $3.7 billion. It is the largest buyout transaction ever completed in China.
Consumer | 30 Apr 2013 |
Singaporean venture firm Vickers Venture Capital has exited its investment in the Asian Food Channel after it was acquired by USA’s Scripps Networks Interactive. The details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Southeast Asia | 22 Apr 2013 |
Saban Capital Group, a Los Angeles - based PE firm which invests in the media and communications sector, has opened a new office in Singapore.
Southeast Asia | 19 Apr 2013 |
China Broadband Capital (CBC) has contributed to a Series C round of funding for Pluribus Networks. The capital will be used to help the network virtualization equipment maker to bring its technologies to the Chinese market.
Greater China | 27 Mar 2013 |
Hong Kong-based private equity firm AID Partners has invested $10 million in Prime Focus World (PFW), a global entertainment services company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian media company Prime Focus.
Media | 21 Mar 2013 |
A former electrical engineer and Intel employee, Bis Subramanian's sector expertise made him a perfect for Providence Equity Partners, even more so when the firm took its first steps into Asia
Technology | 20 Mar 2013
Capital International is expected to exit its minority stake in India's Multi Screen Media (MSM) to Sony as the Japanese conglomerate's TV production subsidiary assumes full ownership of the business.
South Asia | 14 Mar 2013 |
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