CVC Capital Partners is expected to exit about 40% of its holding in Matahari Department Store through a public market sale that will raise up to $1.5 billion. The private equity firm, which...
Exits | 19 Feb 2013 |
Actis has expanded its Southeast Asia team by appointing Ivy Santoso as Indonesian country head and Arjun Oberoi as global healthcare sector head.
Healthcare | 30 Jan 2013 |
Japan's Aeon Group and a unit of Thailand's Central Group are said to be eyeing CVC Capital Partners-owned Indonesian retail group Matahari Department Store.
North Asia | 28 Jan 2013 |
Creador headed off an auction process to complete a carve-out of Indonesian cereals and snack foods producer Simba Indosnack Makmur from India’s Godrej Consumer Products.
Buyouts | 25 Jan 2013 |
With his first fund days away from a final close, Creador CEO Brahmal Vasudevan is already thinking about a successor vehicle. This is because Creador I, which focuses on India, Malaysia and Indonesia, is on course to be more than two-thirds deployed...
Fundraising | 23 Jan 2013 |
Indonesian GP Saratoga Capital is expected to launch an IPO in mid-2013. Saratoga Investama Sedaya, the private equity unit of Saratoga Group, has more than $2 billion in assets under management.
GPs | 21 Jan 2013 |
CVC Capital Partners is reportedly roping in Temasek Holdings and American International Group (AIG) as cornerstone investors for its $1.5 billion partial exit from Indonesia's Matahari Department Store. The size of the offering could represent as much...
Southeast Asia | 18 Jan 2013 |
Karam Butalia, executive chairman of KV Asia Capital, cut his teeth in private equity with Citicorp, set up Standard Chartered’s PE unit, and is now building his own Southeast Asia mid-market buyout shop
People | 16 Jan 2013
Creador, a Southeast Asia and India-focused private equity firm, has reached a final close of $132 million for its debut fund. This comes after a first close of $100 million in late 2011. Creador already has plans to launch a second fund in 2013.
Fundraising | 16 Jan 2013 |
Gree Ventures, the VC arm of social Japanese social networking giant Gree, has completed its third investment in Indonesia, providing a Series A round of funding to fashion-focused e-commerce start-up Berrybenka. The size of the investment was not disclosed....
Venture | 04 Jan 2013 |
Proximity is reassuring. It shouldn't be surprising that a corporate governance scandal in Asia triggers concerns among institutional investors in North America who are far removed from the information flow and first hear the news via newspaper headlines...
LPs | 03 Jan 2013
Summit Partners has invested EUR20 million ($26.4 million) in the German holding company of Southeast Asian online retailer Lazada. The capital will be used to expand the company’s product offering.
Consumer | 21 Dec 2012 |
Singapore is the world’s most attractive market for infrastructure investment, according to a new report.
Infrastructure | 14 Dec 2012 |
Northstar Pacific Partners has acquired a 49% stake in Indonesian brokerage Trimegah Securities for IDR200 billion ($20.8 million). The investment was channeled through Northstar Equity Partners III, which closed last year at $820 million.
Financials | 07 Dec 2012 |
Saratoga Capital and Provident Capital have reportedly sold a combined 4.4% stake of Tower Bersama Infrastructure, an Indonesian telecom tower business, through a private placement that fetched as much as IDR1.2 trillion ($125 million).
Southeast Asia | 03 Dec 2012 |
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