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,...
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 |
CITIC Capital Partners has acquired a controlling stake in King Koil Shanghai Sleep System, a Chinese mattress maker.
Buyouts | 21 Aug 2014 |
Australian pension funds are keen to invest in a raft of infrastructure privatizations, with some of the proceeds earmarked for new projects. But more can be done to get long-term capital into greenfield infrastructure
Infrastructure | 20 Aug 2014 |
CITIC Private Equity has abandoned plans for a takeover of Singapore-listed Biosensors International, although it will remain an active investor in the medical device manufacturer.
Buyouts | 20 Aug 2014 |
Japanese mid-market GP Advantage Partners has acquired FMI Corp, an Osaka-based provider of kitchenware products and services.
North Asia | 19 Aug 2014 |
KKR and Australia Securities Exchange-listed Abacus Property Group have together agreed to buy a majority stake in three office towers that form part of Melbourne’s World Trade Centre (WTC) for A$120.4 million ($112.3 million).
Real estate | 19 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 |
Chinese conglomerate Fosun International and Ardian Private Equity have withdrawn their takeover bid for French-based vacation resorts operator Club Méditerranée (Club Med).
Greater China | 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 |
TPG Capital has agreed to invest approximately $117 million in Union Bank of Colombo (UBC) in what will be Sri Lanka’s largest-ever private equity buyout as well as one of the biggest foreign direct investments in the country in recent years.
Financials | 15 Aug 2014 |
The Executive Centre has seen four different financial owners as its serviced office business has grown. CVC Capital Partners is the latest custodian tasked with taking the company to the next level
Buyouts | 13 Aug 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