Private equity-backed IPOs are undergoing a revival in India, but innate volatility means they are just one of multiple exit options that GPs should consider
Exits | 25 Nov 2015
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.
Exits | 06 Nov 2015 |
Creador targets mid-market investments in Southeast Asia and India. CEO Brahmal Vasudevan explains why he sees limited competition outside of India, and why he’s excited about the Philippines
South Asia | 04 Nov 2015
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
Investments | 16 Sep 2015
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.
Fundraising | 11 Sep 2015 |
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.
Fundraising | 01 Apr 2015 |
Creador Capital has paid IDR290 billion ($24 million) for a 20% stake in Indonesian lender Bank Index Selindo.
Southeast Asia | 18 Mar 2015 |
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 | 18 Mar 2015
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).
South Asia | 25 Feb 2015 |
With an emerging middle class willing to pay a premium for better services, Southeast Asian education has clear attractions. But investors seeking scale opportunities must pick their markets and strategies carefully.
Southeast Asia | 11 Feb 2015
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.
South Asia | 11 Feb 2015 |
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.
Buyouts | 20 Jan 2015 |
Creador has made another partial exit from India's Repco Home Finance (RHF), bringing its stake in the company to just under 2%.
South Asia | 31 Oct 2014 |
The growth of India's non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) - institutions that offer banking services without meeting the definition of a bank - is well-documented. According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the share of NBFC's assets as a proportion...
South Asia | 29 Oct 2014 |
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