Hong Kong-listed China Everbright is transforming itself from a brokerage into a multi-platform asset manager. CEO Shuang Chen explains how this will work and the role private equity is expected to play.
Greater China | 16 Apr 2014
Hony Capital has agreed to support Canada Capital Energy Corporation (CCEC), a Chinese-owned oil and gas exploration and exploitation company, as it seeks to acquire energy assets in Western Canada.
Greater China | 08 Apr 2014 |
Sino-European PE firm A Capital has launched a EUR1 billion ($1.38 billion) technology fund to invest in European innovative firms. It will help them expand into emerging markets, in particular China.
Greater China | 01 Apr 2014 |
Cathay Capital, a Sino-French private equity firm, has launched a EUR500 million ($687 million) fund to promote the international expansion of French and Chinese companies in the mid-cap segment.
Greater China | 28 Mar 2014 |
The Indian Angel Network (IAN) has committed an undisclosed sum in London-based workforce management tool SwiftShift. This is the group's first UK investment.
South Asia | 03 Mar 2014 |
China Everbright and Israel-based Catalyst Equity Management have reached a first close of $100 million on a private equity fund that will invest in Israeli companies.
Greater China | 27 Feb 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 |
Chinese outbound direct investment (ODI) reached $73 billion during the first three quarters of 2013, with the amount of capital deployed in North America rising nearly three-fold on a year-on-year basis, according to A Capital, a private equity firm...
Greater China | 04 Dec 2013 |
Hong Kong-listed software developer Kingsoft is not in desperate need of capital. It posted a net profit of RMB466.4 million ($76.6 million) in 2012, up 39% year-on-year, and its cash reserves stood at RMB2.4 billion for the year. Furthermore, in July...
Venture | 04 Dec 2013 |
Private equity firms are exploring various strategies to help Chinese companies expand overseas. Bolt-on acquisitions are a proven approach in some markets, but that doesn’t mean they work for corporate China
Buyouts | 04 Dec 2013 |
China’s Sailing Capital and its subsidiary Shanghai Sailing Industrial Capital have launched a RMB5 billion ($821 million) buyout fund, in a bid to facilitate cross-border transactions.
Greater China | 03 Dec 2013 |
The Japanese government has launched a "Cool Japan Fund" which will invest up to JPY90 billion ($884 million) in cultural exports such as fashion, food and media.
North Asia | 25 Nov 2013 |
China cross-border deals are increasingly attractive to private equity investors but the risks involved, particularly given many domestic companies don't fully grasp international business culture, are considerable.
Greater China | 15 Nov 2013 |
Tethys Petroleum, a Central Asia and Caspian region-focused oil and gas producer, has agreed to sell half of its Kazakhstan oil and gas assets to Sino Oil and Gas Investment (SinoHan), a subsidiary owned by Beijing-based HanHong Private Equity Group....
Central Asia | 04 Nov 2013 |
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10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing