Malaysia’s underlying macroeconomic fundamentals suggest a strong appeal to private equity but deal flow remains modest. Can more opportunities be unlocked in the mid-market?
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014 |
The purchase of a minority stake in Vectus Industries, an Indian manufacturer of plastic water tanks and pipes, takes Creador’s tally to $100 million across five deals so far this year. Each investment came from the Southeast Asia and India-focused...
Expansion | 25 Jun 2014 |
Southeast Asia and India-focused GP Creador has paid INR1 billion ($16.7 million) for a minority stake in Vectus Industries, an Indian manufacturer of plastic water tanks and pipes.
Expansion | 20 Jun 2014 |
India and Southeast Asia-focused GP Creador is set for a final close of $250 million on its second fund in August, having already raised $220 million.
South Asia | 18 Jun 2014 |
Private equity firms, and the LPs, are placing greater emphasis on adding value to portfolio companies. But what is the best way of developing operational capabilities in Asia, and who should pick up the tab?
Advisory | 16 Apr 2014 |
Creador is in the process of raising its second fund, which has a target of $250 million, to be deployed in Indonesia, Malaysia and India. CEO Brahmal Vasudevan explains where the firm is investing and why
GPs | 12 Mar 2014
With bumper LBOs few and far between, banks see limited opportunities for leveraged finance in Indonesia. And in the prevailing economic climate, they aren’t generous at acquisition or operating company level
Financing | 12 Mar 2014 |
South and Southeast Asia-focused mid-market GP Creador has increased its investment in Indian tile maker Somany Ceramics to $10 million via a secondary market transaction.
South Asia | 27 Feb 2014 |
India and Southeast Asia-focused GP Creador will buy about 11% of listed tile and sanitary ware maker Somany Ceramics for INR499.9 million ($8.1 million).
South Asia | 14 Jan 2014 |
Creador spent a couple of years looking for ways to enter Southeast Asia’s electronic payments space without much success. “We are a firm believer that there is a shift from cash to credit and debit solutions and e-commerce will push this to the next...
Financials | 09 Oct 2013 |
Creador will take a 20% stake in Malaysia-based payment services provider GHL Systems through a private placement of new shares. The capital will in part be used to finance GHL’s proposed acquisition of Australian Securities Exchange-listed e-pay Asia....
Expansion | 07 Oct 2013 |
India and Southeast Asia-focused GP Creador is expected to reach a first close of $105 million on its second fund by mid to late August. The full target is $250 million.
Fundraising | 26 Jul 2013 |
“Despite our experience, and the fact we spent the last 12 years investing in India with success, I think a lot of people saw us as a first time fund,” says Brahmal Vasudevan, founder and CEO of Creador, recalling the difficulty his firm had in reaching...
Fundraising | 08 May 2013 |
Still dealing with the fallout from a fundraising boom, mid-market PE firms in Asia face the prospect of smaller vehicles in coming vintages, and team volatility comes as part of the package
Fundraising | 08 May 2013 |
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