Allegro Funds has exited its majority stake in Australia-based industrial services provider TSC Group to multinational energy player Engie.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has agreed to buy Academic Colleges Group (ACG), New Zealand’s largest private provider of school education, university foundation studies and tertiary training programs.
Hony Capital will continue to help Chinese companies – both private and state-owned enterprises (SOEs) – with business transformation, despite weak global investor sentiment due to the country’s slowing economy.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to buy the majority of Serco Group’s India-based business process outsourcing (BPO) operations for GBP250 million ($387 million). The major asset in the deal is the former Intelenet business, which Blackstone sold to...
Anchorage Capital Partners has won the support of rival bidder G8 Education for its acquisition of Australian childcare business Affinity Education after submitting an improved offer.
The Carlyle Group has closed its third Japan-focused fund at JPY119.5 billion ($1 billion), exceeding the target of JPY100 billion.
Crescent Capital Partners has submitted a takeover offer for Cardno, a listed Australian engineering company that focuses on developing physical and social infrastructure projects.
Private equity investors in South Korea continue to see signs of increased deal flow in the form of corporate carve-outs as domestic conglomerates rationalize their businesses.
Nominations for the 2015 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards close today, September 23. The deadline has already been extended once and will not be extended again.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has acquired health foods business Manuka Health New Zealand for an undisclosed sum. The deal facilitates an exit for New Zealand-based GP Waterman Capital.
Everstone Capital has agreed to buy India-based Hindustan Unilever’s bread and bakery business for an undisclosed sum.
Charles R. Kaye, co-CEO at Warburg Pincus, discusses the growing importance of Asia to his firm, valuation bubbles in the technology space, and changes in the GP-LP relationship
Starting with the acquisition of Japan Telecom’s fixed-line business in 2003, Asia has seen 29 buyouts of $2 billion or more, although about 10 of those could be classified as large-scale infrastructure deals somewhat removed from the corporate private...
CHAMP Private Equity and Chilean conglomerate Sigdo Koppers have abandoned merger discussions with struggling Australian mining industry supplier Bradken.
A consortium led by MBK Partners has agreed to buy Homeplus – Tesco’s South Korea unit – at an enterprise valuation of GBP4.2 billion ($6.4 billion). Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) will contribute $534 million to the deal. Other co-investors...
STIC Investments and Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) have agreed to support a KRW455 billion ($377 million) acquisition of a majority stake in China-based Rokin Logistics by CJ Korea Express Corp.
Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group, has agreed to buy Avolon, a PE-backed aircraft leasing company, for approximately $2.5 billion.
A consortium led by MBK Partners is said to have been named the preferred bidder for Tesco’s South Korea-based Homeplus business in a deal that could be worth around $6 billion.
Shaw Kwei & Partners has submitted a buyout offer for Chosen Holdings, a manufacturer of plastic components commonly used in consumer electronics, cars and medical devices, that values the Singapore-listed company at approximately $68 million ($48 million).
PE investors are drawn to the Philippines for its favorable macroeconomic position and potential to serve as a hedge to exposure elsewhere in Asia, but industry participants caution that the deal-making environment is still at a nascent stage of its development.
Simcro, a New Zealand-based animal drug delivery firm controlled by the Riverside Company, has completed two bolt-on acquisitions.
Korea’s middle market continues to blossom thanks to succession issues, restructuring and ambitions to expand overseas. But deals are struck in strict confidence – and GPs say that is how it should remain
Thanks to a steady stream of large cap deals, Korea accounts for a growing share of Asia buyout activity. But can this trend be sustained?
The shareholder spat between Samsung and Elliott Management put Korea’s corporate governance shortfalls under the spotlight, but industry participants don’t expect to see the chaebol brought into line