A consortium led by Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings has offered to pay $2.1 billion to take full ownership of agricultural commodity trading conglomerate Olam International....
Southeast Asia | 17 Mar 2014 |
L Capital Asia, the private equity firm backed by luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, has bought a 51% stake in Ku Dé Ta Group, a restaurant and club operator with interests in Singapore and Thailand.
Consumer | 13 Mar 2014 |
Singapore-based online beauty store Luxola has raised $10 million in a Series B round of funding led by Japanese e-commerce services firm Transcosmos with existing backer Gree Ventures.
Consumer | 12 Mar 2014 |
KKR has further bolstered its energy and infrastructure presence in Asia, appointing Tony Schultz as managing director in Sydney and relocating Ash Upadhyaya -a director with KKR's energy and infrastructure team in the US - to Singapore.
People | 06 Mar 2014 |
Food Runner, a Singapore-based food delivery company backed by Digital Media Partners, has acquired Philippines counterpart City Delivery.
Venture | 28 Feb 2014 |
Jungle Ventures has led a S$1.5 million ($1.2 million) round of funding for Crayong Data, a Singapore-based big data start-up, with participation from Spring Seeds Capital.
Southeast Asia | 20 Feb 2014 |
CITIC Private Equity has held talks about potentially increasing its stake in Singapore-listed portfolio company Biosensors International, the medical device maker said on Wednesday.
Greater China | 20 Feb 2014 |
CITIC Private Equity is said to be looking to buy full control of its Singapore-listed portfolio company Biosensors International, a medical device maker.
Greater China | 19 Feb 2014 |
Hopu Investment Management is part of a consortium that has agreed to invest $2.5 billion in Global Logistic Properties (GLP), a Singapore-listed warehouse operator with interests in China, Japan and Brazil.
Greater China | 19 Feb 2014 |
Fund administrators are seeing increased demand from GPs for back office services in Singapore. Hong Kong isn’t the definitive loser, but the territory’s lack of tax and regulatory certainty for PE is a factor
Advisory | 19 Feb 2014 |
Alibaba Group, Temasek Holdings and existing backer Qiming Venture Partners have invested $100 million in a Series B round of funding for TutorGroup, a China-based online education service provider.
Greater China | 17 Feb 2014 |
Klinify, a Singapore-based electronic medical records management service provider, has received S$770,000 ($604,000) in seed funding round led by Jungle Ventures.
Southeast Asia | 05 Feb 2014 |
Rocket Internet’s price comparison platform, PricePanda, has raised $3 million from German retailer Tengelmann Group to expand its Southeast Asia footprint. It currently operates in Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore.
Southeast Asia | 28 Jan 2014 |
Luminor Capital, a Singapore-based private equity firm, has invested CHF5.5 million ($6.1 million)in Switzerland's Next Generation Finance Invest (NGFI).
Technology | 24 Jan 2014 |
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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.
4-6 March 2015, The Westin, Sydney
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The market is relatively optimistic as a new government that is viewed favourable to a balanced investment arena is introduced and we see an increase in deal activity. The hopes for a flourishing PE market amid the euphoria of 2012 has not yet been realised but the potential is still present and now may well be the time for the country to take off in its own right and increase its reputation as THE hot market in Southeast Asia.
24 March 2015, Grand Hyatt, Jakarta