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 |
Mitra Pinasthika Mustika (MPM), the Indonesian motorcycle distributor in which Affinity Equity Partners and Saratoga Capital invested around $100 million last year, is looking to boost its car rental business. The comes as the company prepares to raise...
Exits | 28 May 2013 |
DBS Group Holdings has won approval to buy a 40% stake in Indonesian mid-sized lender Bank Danamon for $2.75 billion from Singapore state investor Temasek. It will be the biggest acquisition in the country's history.
Southeast Asia | 22 May 2013 |
SEAVI Advent Private Equity, the Asian arm of Advent International, has made a $17 million investment into Multicon Indrajaya Terminal, an Indonesian port depot manager.
Southeast Asia | 22 May 2013 |
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 leadership team.
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
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As investor's confidence in the domestic economy is restored, Taiwan's private equity sector players are anticipating a long-awaited upswing in activity, especially with a more transparent and open regulatory environment to revive growth. Positive signals from the government include the new M&A regulation, which will add on protection of minority shareholders upon its launch. The National Development Fund has also injected billions of cash into local funds in an effort to support industrial innovation.
20 November 2014, The Westin Hotel, Taipei
With the empathic and historic victory of Narendra Modi at the recent elections in India, the market confidence has improved significantly. Until recently, India was mentioned in financial markets only in a negative light given the enormous potential and lack of delivery. Difficulties in exiting, arbitrary taxation and poor governance are just some of the chronic problems deterring investors.
Discover what repercussions the latest political developments will have on the private equity industry, the outlook for the next wave of fundraising, where GPs expect to source exits and the best way forward for existing and potential investors.
2-3 December 2014, Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai