The Carlyle Group has acquired a controlling stake in Oyatsu Company, the Japanese manufacturer of Baby-Star ramen snacks.
North Asia | 30 May 2014 |
KKR has agreed to buy Goodpack, the world’s largest manufacturer of intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), for S$1.4 billion ($1.1 billion). It plans to delist the company from the Singapore exchange.
Buyouts | 28 May 2014 |
Chinese advertising agency Charm Communications has accepted a take-private offer from a consortium backed by China Media Capital (CMC) that values the NASDAQ-listed company at around $180 million.
Buyouts | 28 May 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 |
The fundraising process for TPG Asia VI was not smooth. More than two-and-a-half years in the market, a reduced target, changes in senior management, and churn within the China team prompting questions about the PE firm’s ability to cover what is arguably...
Fundraising | 28 May 2014 |
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has launched a take-private bid for SAI Global that values the Australian Securities Exchange-listed risk management and standards compliance business at up to A$1.1 billion ($1 billion).
Buyouts | 26 May 2014 |
VC-backed Indian online shopping company Flipkart has acquired fashion retailer Myntra as competition intensifies in the country's e-commerce market.
Exits | 23 May 2014 |
TPG Capital has closed its sixth pan-Asia fund at $3.3 billion after more than two years in the market.
Fundraising | 23 May 2014 |
Everstone Capital, an India- and Southeast Asia-focused PE firm, has agreed to buy a majority stake in the Indonesia franchise for Domino’s Pizza from domestic retailer Mitra Adiperkasa (MAP).
Consumer | 22 May 2014 |
CVC Capital Partners has agreed to buy Hong Kong-based serviced office provider The Executive Centre (TEC) from Headland Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum.
Greater China | 21 May 2014 |
Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) – owner of brands such as Penfolds, Rosemount Estate and Wolf Blass – has rejected a A$3.05 billion ($2.85 billion) buyout offer from KKR, saying it doesn’t reflect the full value of the company.
Buyouts | 21 May 2014 |
Antivirus software developer Qihoo360 Technology isn't the first strategic investor to hold talks with MediaV. Several Chinese internet giants, including Tencent Holdings and online retailer JD.com, had pitched the advertising and digital marketing firm...
Technology | 21 May 2014 |
The story of private equity in Asia is largely one of rising fund sizes and ever larger equity checks. The Riverside Company plans on staying small - a segment it has occupied globally for over 25 years. The mid-market buyout player sees a huge opportunity...
Fundraising | 21 May 2014 |
KKR is said to be in advanced talks to buy Goodpack, the world’s largest manufacturer of intermediate bulk containers. The Singapore-listed company has a market capitalization of around S$1.3 billion ($1.1 billion).
Buyouts | 20 May 2014 |
Next Capital has agreed to exit its stake in Fuji Medical Instruments (Fujiiryoki), a Japanese manufacturer of massage chairs and other health-related products, to Asahi Holdings for JPY7.8 billion ($76.7 million).
North Asia | 20 May 2014 |
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