Singapore-based tech investor Fatfish Internet has acquired Indonesian car insurance price comparison site RajaPremi.com, marking its first foray into the country. Financial details of the...
Southeast Asia | 16 Jul 2013 |
Indonesia is resource rich and its mining sector is coveted by many foreign investors. But regulatory and legal uncertainty, plus concerns about local partners, is compelling them to sit on the sidelines
Industrials | 10 Jul 2013 |
Indonesia is the poster child of Southeast Asian private equity but competition is intense and valuations are rising. What can investors expect from less-tapped markets such as Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam?
Southeast Asia | 10 Jul 2013 |
Singapore-based Southern Capital Group (SCG) has raised approximately $400 million for its third buyout fund. Unlike SCG’s previous vehicles, which invested throughout the region, Southern Capital Fund III will focus on Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia....
Fundraising | 28 Jun 2013 |
SEAVI Advent Private Equity, the Asian arm of Advent International, has reached a first close of $125 million on its six fund - SEAVI Advent Equity Fund VI. Commitments came from high net worth individuals, corporate institutions and family offices, while...
Fundraising | 24 Jun 2013 |
Hong Kong-based PE firm Quantum Pacific Investment has failed in its attempt to remove the directors at Australia's Intrepid Mines after the company lost control of a key Indonesia mining asset.
Southeast Asia | 21 Jun 2013 |
A vehicle containing legacy assets that predate Saratoga Capital’s institutional funds has raised $151 million through an IPO in Indonesia. Saratoga Investama Sedaya (SIS), which is controlled by the private equity firm’s founders, Sandiaga Uno and...
Southeast Asia | 11 Jun 2013 |
Investors plan to boost their exposure to Indonesia and Malaysia over the next three years, according to the latest edition of Coller Capital’s Global Private Equity Barometer.
LPs | 10 Jun 2013 |
The Geeks on a Plane (GOAP) tour organized by Silicon Valley-based accelerator 500 Startups reaches its final leg in Indonesia this week. This is the first time one of the trips has focused specifically on Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asia | 10 Jun 2013 |
LinkNet, the Indonesian cable television and broadband operator in which CVC Capital Partners holds a 49% stake, is reportedly targeting an IPO this year. It would be the second share offering in 2013 by one of the private equity firm’s Indonesia-based...
Exits | 06 Jun 2013 |
DBS Group has extended the deadline for it to secure majority control of Indonesia’s Bank Danamon by two months to August 1. The bank wants to acquire the 67.4% stake in Danamon owned by Temasek Holdings – also DBS’ controlling shareholder – with...
Financials | 04 Jun 2013 |
Increased competition for deals and buoyant equity markets have pushed up valuations in Southeast Asia, prompting private equity investors to hold back, according to a new survey. While the region is becoming more important in investment strategies, returns...
Southeast Asia | 03 Jun 2013 |
For all the foreign strategic interest in Indonesia’s financial services sector, most deals are thwarted due to a huge gap in price expectations. PE investors are steering clear of the mainstream and looking for niche value
Southeast Asia | 29 May 2013 |
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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.
4-6 March 2015, The Westin, Sydney
The AVCJ Indonesia Forum is back for a fourth year! Mark your calendars now and join us on March 24th, 2015 in Jakarta at Indonesia's longest running, largest and most prestigious industry gathering.
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.
24 March 2015, Grand Hyatt, Jakarta