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 |
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) has completed IDR1.13 trillion (S116 million) in convertible debt financing for Indonesian toll road operator Baskhara Utama Sedaya (BUS).
Southeast Asia | 06 May 2013 |
Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group, a Chinese lithium products manufacturer, has completed the acquisition of Australian miner Talison Lithium, with support from China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Hong Kong-based special situations group ADM Capital. The...
Buyouts | 11 Apr 2013 |
India’s CX Partners is aiming to raise the first round of capital for its new mezzanine fund by May.
South Asia | 14 Mar 2013 |
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