Private equity firms have supported 11 management buyouts of Chinese firms listed in the US since mid-2011. Until last week, only two of these successful transactions - Funtalk China and...
Technology | 22 Jan 2014 |
When Unitas Capital and CCMP Capital came across specialist vacuum products developer Edwards Group, the business was hamstrung by geography. Asia was responsible for 60% of revenues but only 30% of manufacturing activity; in Europe these figures were...
Exits | 22 Jan 2014 |
Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) could acquire Biglobe, Japan's fourth-largest internet service provider (ISP) by number of customers, from IT giant NEC in a deal worth JPY70 billion ($666 million).
North Asia | 22 Jan 2014 |
Tokio Marine Capital has acquired a majority stake in Japanese furniture maker Asplund for around JPY1 billion ($9.5 million).
North Asia | 22 Jan 2014 |
Hong Kong-based investing and trading firm SC Lowy has teamed up with a South Korean private equity fund known as Yuil PE to buy Shinmin Savings Bank. The institution’s name will change to Choeun Mutual Savings Bank.
Financials | 22 Jan 2014 |
KKR, Bain Capital, IMM Private Equity and The Carlyle Group are reportedly among those shortlisted by US security specialist Tyco International as potential buyers for its South Korean unit - ADT Caps - in deal worth as much as $1.4 billion.
North Asia | 20 Jan 2014 |
Affinity Equity Partners has reached a final close of $3.8 billion on its fourth pan-Asian fund, with investors from Asia and the Middle East accounting for a larger share of the corpus than their North American counterparts.
Fundraising | 17 Jan 2014 |
The lack of corporate carve-outs relative to the size of the opportunity in the space has been among the biggest disappointments for Japanese private equity, investors say.
North Asia | 16 Jan 2014 |
CITIC Capital Partners has completed the privatization of US-listed Chinese telecom software provider AsiaInfo-Linkage in a deal that values the company at $887 million. CITIC Private Equity and China Broadband Capital were also part of the buyer consortium....
Buyouts | 16 Jan 2014 |
Cross-border transactions will become increasingly prominent in China private equity deal flow as the country’s economy matures and domestic companies seek to expand overseas, according to Shangzhi Wu, chairman and managing director of CDH Investments....
Greater China | 15 Jan 2014 |
Baring Private Equity Asia’s efforts in India paid off last year with $650 million invested in Lafarge India and Hexaware Technologies. Jimmy Mahtani, the firm’s country head, tells AVCJ how it was done
South Asia | 15 Jan 2014
Sanjay Nayar, head of India at KKR, is cautiously optimistic about the prospects for private equity in the country. On one hand, there is belief in a long-term story driven by solid demographics and a clear need for strategic growth capital in key areas....
Buyouts | 15 Jan 2014
While other Australian GPs have moved on to larger transactions, Wolseley Private Equity remains resolutely lower mid-market. Richard Burrows, a director at the firm, explains why
Australasia | 15 Jan 2014
Public market offerings return, or at least expectations of them; pan-regional players shore up weak fundraising market; growth deals to the fore as buyouts recede
Fundraising | 15 Jan 2014 |
NewQuest Capital Partners has agreed to buy China Hydroelectric in a deal that values the US-listed hydropower operator at approximately $190 million.
Buyouts | 14 Jan 2014 |
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AVCJ is proud to announce the 13th Annual AVCJ China Private Equity & Venture Forum will take place on 10 & 11 June 2014 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Beijing. Attendees will have the unrivalled opportunity to hear honest dialogue about this complex and compelling market from the leading GPs on the ground, as well as from some of the biggest domestic and international institutional investors.
10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing