Chinese private equity firms’ growing interest in US acquisitions has yet to translate into meaningful deal flow. These relatively new arrivals need time to familiarize themselves with...
Buyouts | 02 Jul 2014 |
Japan's buyout space is benefiting from a change in attitude among corporate leaders and founder-owners regarding private equity investors, say industry participants.
North Asia | 02 Jul 2014 |
StepStone has moved into the real estate sector with the addition of executives from Clairvue Capital Partners. The new team has built portfolios in the US and Europe and plans to add professionals in Asia over the next 12 months.
Real estate | 26 Jun 2014 |
CDH Investments has teamed up with Hong Kong-listed China Grand Pharmaceutical & Healthcare to acquire a 71.25% stake in contact lens maker Shanghai Weicon Optical for $78.75 million.
Greater China | 24 Jun 2014 |
SpeedCast, a satellite telecom provider owned by TA Associates, has acquired of wireless and broadband specialist Oceanic Broadband in order to boost its coverage of the natural resources sector.
Buyouts | 18 Jun 2014 |
Emboldened by ample financing and the need to develop demand bases beyond a stagnating domestic market, Japanese companies are investing more overseas. Are they partner or competitor for private equity?
GPs | 18 Jun 2014 |
Cheetah Mobile, the US-listed internet security software backed by Matrix Partners and Tencent Holdings, has acquired mobile advertising firm HongKong Zoom Interactive Network Marketing Technology in a deal worth around $30 million.
Greater China | 13 Jun 2014 |
3i has sold Hilite International, a German suppler of auto engine and transmission parts, to China's AVIC Electromechanical Systems for EUR473 million ($643.8 million), generating a 2.1x return.
Greater China | 30 May 2014 |
VC-backed Indian online shopping company Flipkart has acquired fashion retailer Myntra as competition intensifies in the country's e-commerce market.
Exits | 23 May 2014 |
Next Capital has agreed to exit its stake in Fuji Medical Instruments (Fujiiryoki), a Japanese manufacturer of massage chairs and other health-related products, to Asahi Holdings for JPY7.8 billion ($76.7 million).
North Asia | 20 May 2014 |
Chinese antivirus software company Qihoo 360 Technology has bought a controlling stake in MediaV, a VC-backed advertising and digital marketing company.
Greater China | 16 May 2014 |
TA Associates-owned SpeedCast has made its third bolt-on acquisition in Australia in 18 months, purchasing a fixed and mobile satellite solutions provider SatComms Australia for an undisclosed sum.
Australasia | 14 May 2014 |
LeTV.com, a Shenzhen-listed online video portal, is seeking to raise up to RMB1 billion ($161 million) for an internet and technology-focused private equity fund .
Greater China | 16 Apr 2014 |
A consortium led by Skylake Investment has partnered with UK-based technology company Laird to buy Model Solution, a South Korean company that specializes in prototype design, for KRW70 billion ($67 million).
Technology | 16 Apr 2014 |
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