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Greater China | 30 Apr 2014
With bumper LBOs few and far between, banks see limited opportunities for leveraged finance in Indonesia. And in the prevailing economic climate, they aren’t generous at acquisition or operating company level
Financing | 12 Mar 2014 |
Indonesia appears to have weathered the worst of its recent economic storms, but the route towards long-term sustainable growth has yet to be mapped out. PE investment theses rely on sensible navigation
Investments | 12 Mar 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 |
While corruption is pervasive in emerging markets, GPs in Southeast Asia have found ways to profit from the imperfections.
Southeast Asia | 16 Jan 2014 |
There is substantial demand for infrastructure investment in Indonesia and plenty of opportunities to participate, yet progress is slow. Does the does the sector still hold promise for private equity?
Southeast Asia | 25 Sep 2013 |
ASEAN integration is a game changer for companies from China and India as well as for those in Southeast Asia, but a lack of familiarity with private equity in more peripheral markets remains an obstacle, fund managers told the AVCJ Singapore forum.
Southeast Asia | 18 Jul 2013 |
A vehicle containing legacy assets that predate Saratoga Capital’s institutional funds has raised $151 million through an IPO in Indonesia. Saratoga Investama Sedaya (SIS), which is controlled by the private equity firm’s founders, Sandiaga Uno and...
Southeast Asia | 11 Jun 2013 |
For all the foreign strategic interest in Indonesia’s financial services sector, most deals are thwarted due to a huge gap in price expectations. PE investors are steering clear of the mainstream and looking for niche value
Southeast Asia | 29 May 2013 |
Mitra Pinasthika Mustika (MPM), the Indonesian motorcycle distributor in which Affinity Equity Partners and Saratoga Capital invested around $100 million last year, is looking to boost its car rental business. The comes as the company prepares to raise...
Exits | 28 May 2013 |
Indonesian GP Saratoga Capital is said to be the leading candidate to buy a combined 41.4% stake in Bank Bukopin.
Southeast Asia | 19 Apr 2013 |
Saratoga Capital-owned Mandala Airlines plans to quadruple the size of its fleet by 2014 in order to boost its share of a rapidly expanding Indonesian aviation market, driven by the country’s emerging middle class.
Consumer | 08 Apr 2013 |
Indonesia has emerged as the next big thing in Asian PE, but there are concerns about rising valuations and whether the market is deep enough to meet expectations. Industry participants share their views
Southeast Asia | 27 Mar 2013
Indonesian private equity will remain intensely competitive at the larger end of the market as regional and global buyout firms compete for a limited number of deals, industry participants told the AVCJ Indonesia Forum in Jakarta today.
Buyouts | 19 Mar 2013 |
Sandiaga Uno and Kay Mock, founding partners of Saratoga Capital, transformed a family office into a private equity firm on the back of strong growth and sound investments in Indonesia
Expansion | 17 Mar 2013
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As investor's confidence in the domestic economy is restored, Taiwan's private equity sector players are anticipating a long-awaited upswing in activity, especially with a more transparent and open regulatory environment to revive growth. Positive signals from the government include the new M&A regulation, which will add on protection of minority shareholders upon its launch. The National Development Fund has also injected billions of cash into local funds in an effort to support industrial innovation.
20 November 2014, The Westin Hotel, Taipei
With the empathic and historic victory of Narendra Modi at the recent elections in India, the market confidence has improved significantly. Until recently, India was mentioned in financial markets only in a negative light given the enormous potential and lack of delivery. Difficulties in exiting, arbitrary taxation and poor governance are just some of the chronic problems deterring investors.
Discover what repercussions the latest political developments will have on the private equity industry, the outlook for the next wave of fundraising, where GPs expect to source exits and the best way forward for existing and potential investors.
2-3 December 2014, Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai