Malaysian telecom conglomerate Axiata Group has partnered with Malaysia Venture Capital Management (Mavcap) to set up a MYR100 million ($30 million) VC fund to invest in Malaysia’s digital...
Southeast Asia | 06 Nov 2014 |
Pakistan online marketplace PakWheels.com has raised $3.5 million in funding from Malaysia-based venture capital fund Frontier Digital Ventures.
South Asia | 05 Nov 2014 |
Creador has increased the size of it second fund to $330 million after receiving an additional LP commitment of $30 million.
South Asia | 27 Oct 2014 |
Southeast Asia-focused GP Tremendous Asia Partners (TAP) has teamed up with pension fund KWAP to buy a 30% stake in Munchy Group, a Malaysia-based snacks producer.
Consumer | 22 Oct 2014 |
Southeast Asian GP Navis Capital Partners has exited Trio Engineered Products, a Chinese-American maker of industrial processing equipment to UK-listed engineering firm Weir Group for $220 million.
North America | 16 Oct 2014 |
Kendall Court Capital Partners has exited Packet One Networks – a Malaysian broadband provider heavily involved in 4G telecommunications technology – as Telekom Malaysia (TM) bought a controlling stake in the company.
Exits | 03 Oct 2014 |
Malaysian pension fund KWAP is adding North America and European exposure to its Asia-heavy private equity portfolio. It is ramping up commitments from a relatively low base
LPs | 01 Oct 2014
Affinity Equity Partners has secured its debut Malaysia investment after agreeing to buy a significant minority stake in poultry producer Leong Hup International in a deal that values the company at around $600 million excluding debt.
Expansion | 30 Sep 2014 |
Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is a relatively new but increasingly significant part of the global PE landscape. Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan, the fund's CEO, outlines the strategy
LPs | 11 Sep 2014
Part of Ekuinas' mandate is to foster the development of a domestic private equity industry in Malaysia. Dato' Abdul Rahman Ahmad, CEO of the government-supported fund, explains its approach
Southeast Asia | 11 Sep 2014
Ekuinas, the Malaysian government-backed private equity investor, has agreed to acquire up to 95.5% of Orkim, one of the country’s largest clean petroleum product (CPP) tanker companies, for MYR346.3 million ($109 million).
Southeast Asia | 25 Aug 2014 |
Creador has reached a final close on its second fund at the hard cap of $300 million. A rush of late commitments saw the Southeast Asia and India-focused GP exceed its projected $275 million total.
Fundraising | 21 Aug 2014 |
Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is paying MYR68.7 million ($21.5 million) for a 31.85% indirect stake in the Cerah Sama, concession holder of the Cheras-Kajang Highway.
Infrastructure | 13 Aug 2014 |
Malaysia Airlines (MAS), the beleaguered national carrier that has tragically lost two planes in the space of four months, will be privatized and restructured by its largest shareholder, Khazanah Nasional in a deal worth MYR1.38 billion ($432 million)....
Restructuring | 12 Aug 2014 |
Southeast Asia’s emerging buyout opportunity represents a localization challenge for private equity firms as they try to distribute resources in order to maximize potential deal flow, industry participants told the AVCJ Singapore Forum.
Buyouts | 21 Jul 2014 |
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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