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...
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 |
Creador has launched its second fund, targeting $250 million, barely four months after closing its debut vehicle. The private equity firm, which focuses on India and Southeast Asia,expects to reach a first close in August.
South Asia | 03 May 2013 |
Malaysia's OldTown White Coffee has unusual origins. The brand came into existence in 1999 as a range of pre-mix instant beverages, offering creamer, coffee and sugar in a single sachet. It was only in 2005 that the company decided to venture into the...
Southeast Asia | 02 May 2013 |
Creador has made a partial exit from its investment in Malaysian restaurant chain OldTown White Coffee at a 2x money multiple, representing an IRR of 101%.
Consumer | 26 Apr 2013 |
The public issue of Repco Home Finance (RHF), which is backed by The Carlyle Group, Wolfensohn Capital Partners and Creador, was over-subscribed on its final day on Friday.
South Asia | 18 Mar 2013 |
Repco Home Finance (RHF), which is backed by The Carlyle Group, Wolfensohn Capital Partners and Creador, launched its IPO on Wednesday, seeking to raise INR2.7 billion ($49 million).
South Asia | 15 Mar 2013 |
Although not overrun with GPs, Indonesia’s mid-market is difficult to penetrate. Access to local networks through which deals can be sourced is a good first step. After that, it’s entrepreneur management
Southeast Asia | 13 Mar 2013 |
Few Indonesia-focused GPs that sprung up in recent years have made headway. It points to a still immature local market and recognition amongst LPs that they can get exposure to the country in other ways
Fundraising | 13 Mar 2013 |
Creador has acquired a 9.9% stake in Repco Home Finance (RHF), an Indian housing finance provider owned by Repco Bank, for INR724 million ($13.7 million). It is the India- and Southeast Asia-focused GP’s second deal in a fortnight and leaves the firm’s...
South Asia | 08 Feb 2013 |
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