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,...
Buyouts | 21 Jul 2014 |
Malaysia’s underlying macroeconomic fundamentals suggest a strong appeal to private equity but deal flow remains modest. Can more opportunities be unlocked in the mid-market?
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014 |
India and Southeast Asia-focused GP Creador is set for a final close of $250 million on its second fund in August, having already raised $220 million.
South Asia | 18 Jun 2014 |
Two tears ago, Anthony tan was pitching taxi fleets in Kuala Lumpur. His idea for a mobile phone app that could be used to make taxi bookings came runner-up in Harvard Business School's (HBS) 2011 business plan contest. Turning it into a reality was proving...
Technology | 11 Jun 2014 |
CIMB Private Equity has acquired a 33% stake in REAL Education Group, a Malaysia-based private schools operator, for MYR33 million ($10.2 million).
Consumer | 16 May 2014 |
Tokyo-based technology investor Inspire Corp. has partnered with Malaysian asset manager Permodalan Nasional to form Japan's first Sharia-compliant PE fund targeting Malaysian businesses.
North Asia | 15 Apr 2014 |
Standard Chartered Principal Finance has provided a $50 million debt financing package for OM Holdings (OMH), an Australian Securities Exchange-listed mining company, and several of its affiliates.
Industrials | 04 Apr 2014 |
Creador is in the process of raising its second fund, which has a target of $250 million, to be deployed in Indonesia, Malaysia and India. CEO Brahmal Vasudevan explains where the firm is investing and why
GPs | 12 Mar 2014
Fosun Group, China’s largest privately-owned conglomerate, has committed RMB210.5 million ($35 million) to Malaysia’s Secret Recipe, becoming the second-largest shareholder in the restaurant chain.
Greater China | 18 Feb 2014 |
Rocket Internet’s price comparison platform, PricePanda, has raised $3 million from German retailer Tengelmann Group to expand its Southeast Asia footprint. It currently operates in Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore.
Southeast Asia | 28 Jan 2014 |
TPG Capital has appointed Ganen Sarvananthan, former executive director and head of investments at Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah, as a partner and managing director with its Asian business.
People | 21 Jan 2014 |
Rocket Internet’s Southeast Asian online shopping mall, Lazada, has raised a $250 million round of funding from Tesco, Access Industries, and return backers Investment AB Kinnevik and Verlinvest.
Southeast Asia | 10 Dec 2013 |
Southern Capital Group (SCG) has made a buyout offer for HELP International Corp, a listed Malaysian university operator, valuing the company at MYR359.3 million ($111.4 million). Should the offer be successful, HELP would be taken private.
Southeast Asia | 06 Dec 2013 |
Pelaburan Mara, the investment and asset management arm of the Malaysian government’s Majlis Amanah Rakyat agency, plans to launch a MYR300 million ($94.9 million) private equity infrastructure fund early next year to invest in the social infrastructure...
Southeast Asia | 01 Nov 2013 |
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