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...
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 |
Creador has increased the size of it second fund to $330 million after receiving an additional LP commitment of $30 million.
South Asia | 27 Oct 2014 |
Creador has made a partial exit from India's Repco Home Finance (RHF), generating a 3x return on its original investment.
South Asia | 24 Oct 2014 |
Creador has reached a final close on its second fund at the hard cap of $300 million. A rush of late commitments saw the Southeast Asia and India-focused GP exceed its projected $275 million total.
Fundraising | 21 Aug 2014 |
The Carlyle Group has fully exited its stake in India's Repco Home Finance (RHF) for INR4.72 billion ($78.4 million) via an open market transaction.
South Asia | 18 Jul 2014 |
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 |
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The outlook for the Australasian market is positive as a record number of IPO exits have provided strong returns for investors and has proven that PE can outperform listed equities and compete with global divestment figures. Fundraising in terms of dollar value has been high but the number of PE funds successfully raising new commitments has declined as investors flock to the best in class.
This is an intriguing time for Australasian PE as the industry continues to mature. GPs must evolve, diversify and display skills to drive value in a low-growth environment and justify future commitments when competing on a global state by achieving world-class results from current deals and exits.
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The market is relatively optimistic as a new government that is viewed favourable to a balanced investment arena is introduced and we see an increase in deal activity. The hopes for a flourishing PE market amid the euphoria of 2012 has not yet been realised but the potential is still present and now may well be the time for the country to take off in its own right and increase its reputation as THE hot market in Southeast Asia.
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