The Carlyle Group and Yunfeng Capital are set to exit from GDC Technology as Huayi Brothers Media plans to acquire a controlling stake in the digital cinema equipment manufacturer.
Greater China | 18 Sep 2014 |
As office workers clock off in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vuvuzela outlets begin to fill up. It was supposed to be a Hooters-style casual dining chain – and the female staff dress accordingly – but Vuvuzela has morphed into a very local beer club....
Exits | 17 Sep 2014 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has acquired a significant minority stake in Golden Gate, a Vietnam-based restaurant operator, for $35 million. The investment has allowed existing backer Mekong Capital to make a full exit with a net multiple...
Exits | 12 Sep 2014 |
Michael Chung, Seoul-based managing director with Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA), discusses the intricacies of buying businesses from local conglomerates – and the prospects for exits via trade sales and IPOs.
North Asia | 03 Sep 2014
CITIC Private Equity will exit a 10.26% stake in Beijing Jialin Pharmaceutical after Luye Pharma Group, a Chinese drug maker, agreed to buy a majority stake in its industry peer.
Greater China | 28 Aug 2014 |
AVCJ has devoted considerable space to the challenges tied to foreign private equity buyouts in Taiwan, highlighting industry concerns about an opaque approvals process and the subsequent calls for clearer guidance on where PE is capital is and isn’t...
Exits | 27 Aug 2014
Taiwan-based food and drinks conglomerate Ting Hsin International Group has agreed to buy a majority stake in local TV operator China Network Systems (CNS) from MBK Partners.
Greater China | 26 Aug 2014 |
SIG China and Meridian Capital will exit adSage Corporation after Shanghai-listed BesTV New Media agreed to acquire a majority stake in the digital advertising firm for $88.88 million.
Greater China | 21 Aug 2014 |
Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics has agreed to buy US-based SmartThings, a VC-backed platform that connects everyday items to the internet.
North Asia | 18 Aug 2014 |
AVIC Capital, a subsidiary of aircraft manufacturer Aviation Industry Corporation of China, has confirmed it is in talks to buy Avolon, an aircraft leasing company owned by Oak Hill Capital, CVC Capital Partners and Cinven.
Greater China | 18 Aug 2014 |
MBK Partners has agreed to sell bottle manufacturer Techpack Solutions to Dongwon Systems Corp, the industrial materials division of domestic conglomerate Dongwon Group, for KRW250 billion ($245 million).
Exits | 15 Aug 2014 |
Next Capital has agreed to sell New Zealand bus operator Go Bus to Maori investment funds Ngai Tahu Holdings Corporation (NTHC) and Tainui Group Holdings (TGH).
Exits | 13 Aug 2014 |
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has acquired Slice, a US-based e-commerce mobile app backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners and DCM, among others.
Early stage | 12 Aug 2014 |
CVC Capital Partners has agreed to sell WiniaMando, a South Korean manufacturer of kimchi refrigerators, to Hyundai Green Food, a subsidiary of leading domestic retailer Hyundai Department Store. The deal is worth around KRW150 billion ($146 million)....
Exits | 12 Aug 2014 |
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