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...
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 |
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 |
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