A resurgence in club deal activity has proven symptomatic of the evolution of Asia's private equity buyout market. But while the structure and the nature of deals has changed, the underlying rationale remains fixed
Singapore-listed warehouse operator Global Logistic Properties (GLP) has accepted a buyout offer from a consortium including Hopu Investment and Hillhouse Capital that values the company at S$15.9 billion ($11.5 billion).
Global Logistic Properties (GLP), a Singapore-listed warehouse operator with a $40 billion portfolio – over half of which is based in China – has confirmed the receipt of multiple buyout offers.
China Investment Corporation (CIC), Silk Road Fund, state-owned property developer Shum Yip Group and Singapore's Temasek Holdings have launched a technology investment fund in partnership with SoftBank-owned ARM Holdings and Hopu Investments.
COFCO Meat, a subsidiary of Chinese agricultural conglomerate COFCO Group that received backing from four private equity firms in 2014, has raised HK$1.95 billion ($252 million) in its Hong Kong IPO, after pricing the offering at bottom of the indicative...
China-focused GPs are cautious about partnering with Chinese corporates on outbound M&A deals, although there is increasing demand for their support in terms of identifying acquisition targets and facilitating post-investment integration.
VC-backed Chinese online shopping and social networking platform Mogujie has agreed to take control of rival Meilishuo.com in a stock-swap deal. It is thought the combined entity would be worth approximately $3 billion.
China-based Hopu Investments and YuanMing Capital have led a $200 million investment in US-based cancer treatment specialist Mevion Medical Systems.
A consortium of Chinese investors including Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group, Hopu Investments, CEL Healthcare Fund and WuXi PharmaTech will acquire Ambrx, a US-based biotech pharmaceutical developer.
China International Capital Corporation (CICC) has appointed Mingjian Bi, formerly investment banking chief in CICC and a partner at Hopu Investment Management, as its new CEO.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has raised $1.1 billion further round led by Hong Kong-based All-Stars Investment. DST Advisors, Singapore’s GIC Private, Hopu Investment Management and Yunfeng Capital have also participated.
Hopu Investments has agreed to acquire up to 15% of Paladin Energy as part of a A$205 million ($178 million) capital raising effort by the Australian uranium miner.
French dairy giant Danone will buy a 25% stake in PE-backed Chinese infant formula maker Yashili from majority shareholder China Mengniu Dairy for HK$4.4 billion ($567 million).
Chinese agricultural conglomerate COFCO Corporation is looking to list some of its assets, including Noble Group’s agribusiness unit and Dutch grain trader Nidera Holdings, both of which were acquired with PE support.
Boyu Capital and several Chinese strategic investors have joined a consortium that has committed $2.5 billion to Global Logistic Properties (GLP), a Singapore-listed warehouse operator.
A group of private equity investors, including CICC Capital, RRJ Capital and Hopu Investment Management, have invested in Hong Kong-listed Sinopec as the Chinese oil refiner agreed to sell a RMB107.1 billion ($17 billion) stake in its retail business.
Mogujie, a Chinese online shopping platform and social network, has raised $200 million in a Series D round of funding led by Hopu Investments and Trustbridge Partners. Existing investors Qiming Venture Partners and IDG Capital Partners also participated.
KKR, Baring Private Equity Asia, Hopu Investments and Boyu Capital will invest in COFCO Meat, a subsidiary of Chinese agricultural conglomerate COFCO Group, to develop hog farms and meat processing plants.
Hopu Investments has teamed up with Baikal Mining (BMC) to jointly develop a copper deposit in the eastern Russia region of Zabaikalsky, which borders China and Mongolia.
A consortium led by Hopu Investments will take a minority position in an agribusiness joint venture being set up by Chinese agricultural conglomerate COFCO Corporation and Noble Group, an agriculture and energy supply chain manager.
Hopu Investment Management is part of a consortium that has agreed to invest $2.5 billion in Global Logistic Properties (GLP), a Singapore-listed warehouse operator with interests in China, Japan and Brazil.
Temasek Holdings, Hopu Investment Management and three other investors will buy a 13.24% stake in Yashili International from China Mengniu Dairy for HK$1.6 billion ($213 million). Mengniu – which bought a controlling stake in Yashili earlier this year...
Fang Fenglei, a former Goldman Sachs banker and co-founder of China Hopu Investment Management, is looking to raise at least $2 billion for his new fund - three years after winding down the previous vehicle.
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