Darby Private Equity, the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, has exited its holding in Chinese furniture manufacturer Shayne International Holdings for an undisclosed...
Greater China | 22 Jan 2015 |
Japan's Nishi-Nippon City Bank (NCB) has set up a JPY5 billion ($42 million) fund in cooperation with Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) and Regional Economy Vitalization Corporation of Japan (REVIC).
North Asia | 08 Jan 2015 |
Mizuho Capital Partners is set to launch a new JPY30 billion ($277 million) mezzanine fund which will support Japanese small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the form of subordinated loans and preferred shares.
Mezzanine | 24 Oct 2014 |
United Overseas Bank (UOB) has teamed up with Orix Corp. to launch a $200 million Southeast Asia mezzanine fund. Wee Yap Yeo, head of mezzanine capital at UOB, explains the strategy
Mezzanine | 17 Sep 2014
Darby Private Equity, a PE arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, has committed an undisclosed sum to Enzen Global Solutions, an Indian engineering consultancy.
Industrials | 24 Jul 2014 |
Whether disillusioned by the returns from conventional private equity or seeking to diversify their exposure, LPs are more open to Asia credit strategies. The returns are there, provided you pick the right strategy.
Mezzanine | 16 Jul 2014 |
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has made commitments to Quadria Capital South and Southeast Asia-focused healthcare fund and CX Partners’ India mezzanine fund.
Fundraising | 16 Jun 2014 |
RRJ Capital and OCBC Bank's mezzanine capital unit have together invested $65 million in Nature Packaging Group, one of China’s largest paper packaging firms.
Greater China | 16 Apr 2014 |
Franklin Templeton is looking to raise up to INR6 billion ($100 million) for its second India-focused private equity fund.
South Asia | 03 Apr 2014 |
Kendall Court has acquired Intrepid Mines’ interest in the Tujuh Bukit copper-gold project in Indonesia for $80 million, ending the Australia-listed resources company’s long-running ownership dispute over the asset.
Regulation | 25 Feb 2014 |
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance is to launch a new mezzanine fund with a target of JPY 30 billion ($294 million).
North Asia | 06 Dec 2013 |
Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), a global mezzanine specialist, and Japanese investment bank Nomura Holdings have together launched a joint venture to manage a Japan-focused mezzanine fund. Each will the contribute JPY10 billion ($98 million).
Mezzanine | 22 Nov 2013 |
Specialist asset manager Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) has hired Nyree Hu as Asia director with its 11-strong global distribution team.
People | 02 Oct 2013 |
China Private Equity Investment Holdings (CPE) is to invest $1 million in Adamas Asset Management's $275 million Greater China Credit Fund. The vehicle has received commitments from around 35 LPs and is on course to reach a first close of $78 million...
Financing | 22 Aug 2013 |
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The outlook for the Australasian market is positive as a record number of IPO exits have provided strong returns for investors and has proven that PE can outperform listed equities and compete with global divestment figures. Fundraising in terms of dollar value has been high but the number of PE funds successfully raising new commitments has declined as investors flock to the best in class.
This is an intriguing time for Australasian PE as the industry continues to mature. GPs must evolve, diversify and display skills to drive value in a low-growth environment and justify future commitments when competing on a global state by achieving world-class results from current deals and exits.
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