Several global and regional private equity firms are reportedly in the hunt for Everstone Capital’s 16% interest in Indian health and beauty treatment specialist VLCC.
Consumer | 28 Jan 2013 |
Creador headed off an auction process to complete a carve-out of Indonesian cereals and snack foods producer Simba Indosnack Makmur from India’s Godrej Consumer Products.
Buyouts | 25 Jan 2013 |
Li Ning, the Chinese sportswear retailer backed by Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) and TPG Capital, saw its stock drop 13.8% to HK$5.35 in Friday morning trading after announcing a plans to raise as much as HK$1.87 billion ($241 million)...
Greater China | 25 Jan 2013 |
Orchid Asia will participate as a cornerstone investor in Chinese watchmaker Time Watch Investments' proposed Hong Kong IPO. The private equity investor will inject about HK$204 million ($26.3 million) for an 8.03% stake in the company.
Greater China | 24 Jan 2013 |
Summit Partners is expected to invest $25 million into Australian fashion online retailer, The Iconic.
Investments | 23 Jan 2013 |
Three and-a-half years ago, Olive des Olive, a hip teen clothing-brand based out of Tokyo, was suffering. Having filed for bankruptcy, its reputation frayed by allegations that its clothing came from a factory in China and had been re-labeled “Made...
North Asia | 23 Jan 2013 |
When Advantage Partenrs paid JPY15 billion ($146 million) for a 78% stake in Komeda Coffee in 2008, the chain was to a certain extent a victim of its own success. After more than 40 years of expansion the company had grown to around 300 stores and its...
North Asia | 23 Jan 2013 |
J-Star, a Japanese mid-market buyout firm, has exited Tokyo clothing brand Olive des Olive to wholesale company Takisada-Osaka, securing a return of more than 3x and an estimated IRR of 35-40%.
Exits | 22 Jan 2013 |
CVC Capital Partners is reportedly roping in Temasek Holdings and American International Group (AIG) as cornerstone investors for its $1.5 billion partial exit from Indonesia's Matahari Department Store. The size of the offering could represent as much...
Southeast Asia | 18 Jan 2013 |
KKR has doubled down on the Vietnam consumer story. Following a $159 million commitment to Masan Consumer Corp. (Masan) in April 2011, the largest investment in the country from a private equity fund, KKR broke its own record last week by injecting a...
Expansion | 16 Jan 2013 |
Advantage Partners has agreed to sell its controlling stake in Japanese coffee shop chain Komeda to MBK Partners.
Secondaries | 16 Jan 2013 |
Altamont Capital Partners has teamed up with US apparel company VF Corp. to submit a rival takeover bid for Billabong International. The consortium is offering to pay A$1.10 per share in cash – or A$527 million ($555 million) – for the Australia surfwear...
Consumer | 15 Jan 2013 |
CVC Capital Partners has exited HK$1.45 billion ($187 million) worth of shares in Samsonite International as part of a HK$2.24 billion sell-down with fellow investor Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).
Exits | 14 Jan 2013 |
KKR has more than doubled its investment in Vietnam’s Masan Consumer Corp. (Masan), committing $200 million on top of the $159 million it paid for a 10% stake in the company two years ago. It is the largest ever private equity investment in Vietnam,...
Expansion | 09 Jan 2013 |
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