TPG Capital and The Carlyle Group are reportedly looking to take Healthscope public rather than seek to exit Australia’s second-largest private hospital operator via a trade sale.
Healthcare | 23 Jun 2014 |
The relationship PE firms and large institutional investors has yet to settle down following the disturbance created by the global financial crisis, but fee discounts, co-investment and direct investment are here to stay, says Marcus Simpson, head of...
LPs | 19 Jun 2014 |
China Investment Corporation (CIC), the country’s $650 billion sovereign wealth fund, wants to partner with governments, multilateral organizations and like-minded institutions to invest in agriculture assets.
Greater China | 19 Jun 2014 |
SpeedCast, a satellite telecom provider owned by TA Associates, has acquired of wireless and broadband specialist Oceanic Broadband in order to boost its coverage of the natural resources sector.
Buyouts | 18 Jun 2014 |
Quadrant Private Equity will exit Australian pet supplies business City Farmers after veterinary services provider Greencross agreed to buy the company for A$205 million ($192 million).
Exits | 17 Jun 2014 |
Hirepool Group - a New-Zealand equipment rental firm owned by Next Capital - is to raise up to NZ$262 million ($227 million) in what is likely to be one of New Zealand's largest listings this year.
Australasia | 17 Jun 2014 |
TPG Capital and PAG Asia Capital, together with co-investor Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP) have agreed to buy DTZ, the property services arm of Australia-listed UGL, for an enterprise valuation of A$1.215 billion ($1.2 billion).
Buyouts | 16 Jun 2014 |
EMR Capital, an Australian resources-focused private equity firm, will invest A$12.75 million ($12 million) in Australian Securities Exchange-listed potash explorer Highfield Resources.
Industrials | 13 Jun 2014 |
CHAMP Ventures invested in H-E Parts to support expansion in Australia. As the only independent after-market parts provider of scale, the company is targeting miners that want to reduce their maintenance costs
Australasia | 11 Jun 2014 |
Shares in Australian media monitoring company iSentia gained nearly 20% on their trading debut after a A$283.6 million ($264.6 million) IPO facilitated a partial exit by Quadrant Private Equity.
Exits | 06 Jun 2014 |
Australian GP Ironbridge Capital is on course to exit the majority of its stake in Monash IVF through an IPO.
Exits | 05 Jun 2014 |
Pacific Equity Partners-owned paper maker Asaleo Care is looking to raise A$690 million ($642 million) in what would be the biggest Australian IPO this year.
Australasia | 03 Jun 2014 |
SAI Global, which was recently that subject of a A$1.1 billion ($1 billion takeover bid Pacific Equity Partners, has set up an open bidding process and will publish information for other potential buyers.
Australasia | 03 Jun 2014 |
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has exited Australia's Peters Ice Cream to PE-backed UK ice cream company R&R.
Australasia | 28 May 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