Bain Capital and The Carlyle Group are said to be among first-round bidders for Standard Chartered's Hong Kong-based consumer finance unit, PrimeCredit.
Financials | 22 Apr 2014 |
Baioo Family Interactive, a children's online game developer backed by Sequoia, has launched its Hong Kong IPO, seeking to raise between $200 million and $250 million.
Technology | 27 Mar 2014 |
China’s Harbin Bank is set to raise $1.1 billion from its Hong Kong IPO after pricing shares at the bottom of the indicative range. CITIC Capital is one of seven cornerstone investors in the offering.
Greater China | 26 Mar 2014 |
Temasek Holdings has agreed to buy a 24.95% stake in A.S. Watson, a health and beauty retailer owned by Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing, for HK$44 billion ($5.7 billion). A.S. Watson was seeking a dual listing in Hong Kong and London but this plan has now...
Greater China | 24 Mar 2014 |
CITIC Capital is one of seven cornerstone investors that will cover 43% of Harbin Bank’s Hong Kong IPO, which is expected to raise up to HK$10.1 billion ($1.3 billion), although subscriptions to the offering have reportedly been delayed due to concerns...
Investments | 19 Mar 2014 |
Monument Group, a Boston-headquartered placement agent with a presence in the US and UK, has expanded into Asia, with a Hong Kong office now in operation. A Tokyo base will follow later this year.
Advisory | 18 Mar 2014 |
Sunshine 100 China Holding, a Chinese property developer backed by Warburg Pincus, has launched its Hong Kong IPO, seeking up to HK$2.4 million ($310 million).
Greater China | 28 Feb 2014 |
Sunfonda Group Holdings, the second largest luxury auto dealer in China - and a Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) portfolio company - plans to raise up to HK$683 million ($88 million) through a Hong Kong IPO.
Greater China | 28 Feb 2014 |
Hong Kong’s financial secretary, John Tsang, reaffirmed the government’s plans to extend the profits tax exemption for offshore funds to include private equity, promising to “take forward the legislative work as soon as possible.”
Regulation | 27 Feb 2014 |
China’s National Council for Social Security Fund (NSSF) will commit about $19.8 million as a cornerstone investor in Poly Culture’s HK$2.57 billion ($331 million) Hong Kong IPO.
Greater China | 25 Feb 2014 |
Chinese display advertising business Focus Media, which was taken private in last May by a consortium of private equity investors in conjunction with company management, is said to be working towards a $1 billion IPO in early 2015.
Exits | 24 Feb 2014 |
Fund administrators are seeing increased demand from GPs for back office services in Singapore. Hong Kong isn’t the definitive loser, but the territory’s lack of tax and regulatory certainty for PE is a factor
Advisory | 19 Feb 2014 |
Accelerated Venture Partners (AVP), a Silicon Valley-based private equity firm, has opened an office in Hong Kong to provide Asian companies with financing and help them go public in the US.
Greater China | 14 Feb 2014 |
Two private equity-backed Chinese companies – Rundong Automobile Group and Luye Pharma Group – are reportedly planning to raise a total of $1.5 billion through Hong Kong listings.
Greater China | 10 Feb 2014 |
Navis Capital Partners has acquired a controlling interest in Amazon Papyrus Chemicals Group, a Hong Kong-based chemicals manufacturer that supplies the paper and pulp industry.
Buyouts | 30 Jan 2014 |
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