South and Southeast Asia-focused mid-market GP Creador has fully exited its investment in Indian tile maker Somany Ceramics for INR3.26 billion ($50.4 million).
Creador has exited its stake in Malaysian financial technology company GHL Group to Actis after scanning a field of strategics and deciding PE was the best backer for the sector
Emerging markets-focused private equity firm Actis has invested MYR290 million ($65.6 million) in Malaysia-listed payment services provider GHL Group, facilitating a full exit for Creador.
Creador has reached a final close of $415 million on its third Southeast Asia and India-focused fund, short of the original $450 million target.
By acquiring Simba, Creador has entrenched itself in a small but fast-growing Indonesian cereal story. Now it will take logistical and marketing expertise to realize the potential of the local consumer market
Creador has committed INR1.2 billion ($17.6 million) to India-based pharmaceutical developer Corona Remedies.
Deal-by-deal investment is gaining traction in Southeast Asia due to a reluctance to back blind pool funds in the region and highly localized deal-sourcing. It is unclear whether the dynamic could, or should, remain
Creador has exited the remainder of its stake in India-based non-banking finance company Cholamandalam Investment and Finance (CIF) for INR2.2 billion ($32.5 million).
The Jakarta Stock Exchange has never been a popular location for private equity exits due to various structural problems. The government wants to address these issues, but there is no quick fix
Creador has acquired a 6.56% stake in 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings, the country’s largest convenience store chain with more than 1,900 stores, for around MYR108.8 million ($25.3 million).
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Creador has made a partial exit from Cholamandalam Investment & Finance (CIF), an India-based non-banking finance company (NBFC), securing a 2.8x multiple and a 33% IRR in US dollar terms.
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Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues have traditionally featured in pre-deal due diligence to mitigate risk, but GPs are increasingly called upon to weave these considerations into strategic thinking
Southeast Asia and India-focused GP Creador has reached a first close of $250 million on its third fund. A final close around the target of $450 million is expected around the end of the year.
Creador is preparing to launch its third Southeast Asia- and India-focused fund with a target corpus of $450 million. This comes barely eight months after the GP closed its second fund at $330 million.
Creador Capital has paid IDR290 billion ($24 million) for a 20% stake in Indonesian lender Bank Index Selindo.
Indonesia’s middle market is a proxy for the robust services sector, but it is difficult for investors to penetrate and deal flow has been slow in recent years. Are we are about to see more?
Southeast Asia and India-focused GP Creador has acquired a minority stake in PC Jeweller, a publicly-listed Indian jewellery retail chain, for INR1.35 billion ($21.7 million).
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Southeast Asia and India-focused GP Creador has paid INR1 billion ($16.2 million) for a minority stake in Ashiana Housing, a publicly-listed Indian property developer.
Creador and SMRT Holdings have agreed to buy a 30.75% stake in Malaysia-based Masterskill Education Group from the major shareholder for MYR69.4 million ($19.2 million) and now plan on completing a full buyout of the business.