RRJ Capital is said to have upped its stake in the US insurance unit of ING Group, investing a further $248 million.
Greater China | 28 Oct 2013 |
Global law firm Proskauer has appointed Lynn Chan as a consultant to the private investment funds group, working out of Hong Kong. She was previously a counsel in the investment funds practice at O’Melveny & Myers in Hong Kong and Singapore.
People | 23 Oct 2013 |
TPG Capital has agreed to buy a 12.15% stake in Chinese satellite television operator Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings from 21st Century Fox for HK$1.66 billion ($214 million).
PIPEs | 21 Oct 2013 |
Hutchison Whampoa has abandoned plans to sell Hong Kong supermarket chain ParknShop, after it had reportedly attracted bids from the likes of KKR, TPG Capital and a number of strategic investors.
Greater China | 21 Oct 2013 |
Alibaba Group has decided not to pursue a Hong Kong IPO after efforts to persuade the exchange to accommodate a shareholding structure that allows management to retain control of the business met with a lukewarm response. It is unclear where the listing...
Technology | 11 Oct 2013 |
Singapore-based mobile game developer I Got Games (IGG), which is backed by IDG Technology Venture Investment and Temasek Holdings, intends to raise as much as HK$950 million ($123 million) through an IPO in Hong Kong.
Southeast Asia | 07 Oct 2013 |
Forgame Holdings, a Chinese mobile game developer backed by several VC firms, saw its stocks jump 32.4% to HK$67.50 ($8.7) a share on its first day trading following its $206 million Hong Kong IPO yesterday.
Greater China | 04 Oct 2013 |
Hong Kong has one of the most saturated and advanced broadband markets in the world. Finding new areas of growth is difficult but not impossible, says Hong Kong Broadband owner CVC Capital Partners
Portfolio management | 03 Oct 2013 |
Hong Kong-based Shining Capital Management has led a $40 million Series C round of funding for US-based fashion subscription e-commerce retailer JustFab. Existing backers Matrix Partners, Rho Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures and Intelligent Beauty...
Greater China | 27 Sep 2013 |
Cheniere Energy Partners (CEP) - a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy, a US liquefied natural gas (LNG) company backed by Hong Kong's RRJ Capital and Blackstone credit arm GSO Capital - hopes to raise as much as $690million through an IPO on the New York Stock...
North America | 25 Sep 2013 |
China Private Equity Investment Holdings (CPE) has agreed to sell its entire holding of 2.45% in AIP Global, a Hong Kong-based investment holding company that focuses on the financial sector, to Capital VC for HK$15 million ($19 million).
Greater China | 19 Sep 2013 |
Sequoia Capital has led a $15 million investment in app analytics platform App Annie, with participation from existing investors IDG Capital Partners, Greycroft Partners, e.ventures and Infinity Venture Partners. Tim Lee, partner at Sequoia Capital and...
Greater China | 19 Sep 2013 |
Hong Kong is touting itself as Asia's next great tech start-up hub. It must first address expensive real estate, the role of government as facilitator, and strategic positioning vis-à-vis mainland China
Venture | 18 Sep 2013 |
Walkers, a global law firm specializing in offshore services, has appointed Mark Cummings as counsel in its investment funds group in Hong Kong. Cummings, who joins the firm from Appleby, advises private equity and hedge fund managers on establishing...
People | 16 Sep 2013 |
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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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