Asia private equity fundraising came to $6.6 billion in the first quarter of 2014, according to provisional data released by AVCJ Research, down from $9.7 billion in the final three months...
Fundraising | 17 Apr 2014 |
CTBC Financial Holdings - formerly Chinatrust Financial Holdings - has received regulatory approval to buy Tokyo Star Bank from US private equity firm Lone Star and other creditors-turned-shareholders.
Greater China | 16 Apr 2014 |
A consortium led by Skylake Investment has partnered with UK-based technology company Laird to buy Model Solution, a South Korean company that specializes in prototype design, for KRW70 billion ($67 million).
Technology | 16 Apr 2014 |
Sequoia Capital investee Jumei International Holding, which claims to be China’s leading online retailer of beauty products, is seeking to raise up to $400 million through a NASDAQ IPO.
Exits | 14 Apr 2014 |
Indian private equity firm Milestone Capital Advisors has exited its stake in a 250,000 square foot commercial property in Pune for INR1.45 billion ($24 million).
South Asia | 14 Apr 2014 |
EQT Partners intends to exit its investment in Taiwan cable TV network Gala TV (GTV) for a reported NT$6 billion ($200 million).
Greater China | 14 Apr 2014 |
Private equity-backed IPOs in Australia have out-performed comparable non PE-backed listings over both short- and long-term horizons, according to a new study.
Australasia | 11 Apr 2014 |
Cerberus Capital Management pulled out of the Tokyo IPO of Japanese railway and hotel operator Seibu Holdings after the conglomerate slashed the estimated price of the offering by as much as a third.
Real estate | 10 Apr 2014 |
WH Group, the PE-backed Chinese meat processing company that acquired US pork producer Smithfield Foods, is planning to raise as much as HK$41 billion ($5.3 billion) through a Hong Kong IPO.
Consumer | 10 Apr 2014 |
Shares in iKang Healthcare Group – the Chinese healthcare services provider whose backers include GIC Private, Goldman Sachs and NewQuest Asia – climbed 8.6% on their NASDAQ trading debut following a $153 million IPO.
Greater China | 10 Apr 2014 |
Beijing Digital Horizon Technology, a Chinese mobile social networking service (SNS) provider backed by Infinity Group and other VC investors, intends to list on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange through a reverse merger with Hangzhou New Century Information...
Greater China | 09 Apr 2014 |
Mekong Capital and CDH Investments will make partial exits from Mobile World, Vietnam’s largest mobile phone retailer, when the company lists on the Ho Chi Minh exchange in June with an expected valuation of up to $280 million.
Exits | 09 Apr 2014 |
Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) has exited electrical component manufacturer Yutaka Electric to GlassOne, a manufacturer of touch screen panels for tablets and smart phones.
North Asia | 08 Apr 2014 |
Hon Hai Precision Industry, a Taiwanese electronics manufacturer best known as Foxconn, is said to be in talks with MBK Partners to buy China Network Systems (CNS).
Greater China | 08 Apr 2014 |
IDG Capital Partners and Jafco have made partial exits from Tarena International after the Chinese IT training services provider raised $137.7 million through a NASDAQ IPO.
Exits | 07 Apr 2014 |
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AVCJ is proud to announce the 13th Annual AVCJ China Private Equity & Venture Forum will take place on 10 & 11 June 2014 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Beijing. Attendees will have the unrivalled opportunity to hear honest dialogue about this complex and compelling market from the leading GPs on the ground, as well as from some of the biggest domestic and international institutional investors.
10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing