Keen to consolidate their fragmented industries, Chinese companies are partnering up with PE firms to launch M&A funds. But do the GPs have the right skills and are third-party LPs willing...
Buyouts | 23 Jul 2014 |
A consortium of foreign and Chinese PE firms has launched a $1.5 billion fund, which aims to raise a combination of US dollars and Chinese currency to invest abroad.
Greater China | 14 Jul 2014 |
Shenzhen Comix Stationery, a Shenzhen-listed stationery manufacturer, has won approval to launch a PE fund, which will be managed by Hejun Consulting.
Greater China | 11 Jul 2014 |
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 a competitive market
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 |
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