Quantum Pacific Investment, the third-biggest shareholder in Australia's Intrepid Mines, is looking to recover some of the explorer's stake in a key Indonesian asset as it brings in a new...
Australasia | 21 May 2013 |
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC) is paying a princely sum for a slice of Indonesia's financial services sector. The price-to-book (P/B) valuation of the $1.56 billion it has agreed to pay for a 40% stake in Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional (BTPN)...
North Asia | 15 May 2013
TPG Capital and Northstar Pacific Partners have agreed to exit part of their stake in Indonesian lender Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional (BTPN) to Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC).
Southeast Asia | 09 May 2013 |
Non-profit microfinance pioneer Accion will provide funding to three Asian start-ups through its $10 million seed initiative, Venture Lab. Singapore-based Coda Payments, Demyst Data and Indian education access provider Varthana are among the five businesses...
Early stage | 08 May 2013 |
The Carlyle Group has confirmed the appointment of Rajiv Louis as managing director with responsibility for investment activity in Indonesia. He previously spent nearly 10 years at UBS, most recently serving as managing director and country head in Indonesia...
People | 08 May 2013 |
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) has completed IDR1.13 trillion (S116 million) in convertible debt financing for Indonesian toll road operator Baskhara Utama Sedaya (BUS).
Southeast Asia | 06 May 2013 |
Malaysia's OldTown White Coffee has unusual origins. The brand came into existence in 1999 as a range of pre-mix instant beverages, offering creamer, coffee and sugar in a single sachet. It was only in 2005 that the company decided to venture into the...
Southeast Asia | 02 May 2013 |
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp (SMBC) is said to be in advanced talks to buy 40% of TPG Capital's stake in Indonesia’s Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional (BTPN). The sale would enable the private equity firm to comply with the 40% cap on foreign ownership...
Exits | 29 Apr 2013 |
Quantum Pacific Investment is looking to remove directors at Australia's Intrepid Mines after the company lost control of a key Indonesian asset.
Industrials | 24 Apr 2013 |
Indonesian GP Saratoga Capital is said to be the leading candidate to buy a combined 41.4% stake in Bank Bukopin.
Southeast Asia | 19 Apr 2013 |
Silicon Valley's Fenox Venture Capital and Japanese mobile solution provider IMJ Corporation have jointly established IMJ Fenox Pte with a view to investing in mobile, Internet and software technologies in Southeast Asia, Japan and the US.
Southeast Asia | 19 Apr 2013 |
The Carlyle Group plans to become the first global buyout firm to open an Indonesia office and has hired a banker from UBS to lead its efforts in a country that has so proved difficult to navigate for many larger PE players. Carlyle completed its first...
Buyout | 11 Apr 2013 |
Saratoga Capital-owned Mandala Airlines plans to quadruple the size of its fleet by 2014 in order to boost its share of a rapidly expanding Indonesian aviation market, driven by the country’s emerging middle class.
Consumer | 08 Apr 2013 |
Indonesia has emerged as the next big thing in Asian PE, but there are concerns about rising valuations and whether the market is deep enough to meet expectations. Industry participants share their views
Southeast Asia | 27 Mar 2013
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