Japanese investor J-Star has exited Burn Holdings, a local repair business that primarily serves property developers, to Shinsei Corporate Investment and Creation Capital. The gross return...
Exits | 29 Sep 2014 |
SPi Global, a Philippines-based business process outsourcing (BPO) provider owned by CVC Capital Partners, has agreed to sell its US healthcare business to Conifer Health Solutions in a deal worth $235 million.
Exits | 26 Sep 2014 |
Ladies apparel maker Shanghai La Chapelle, which is backed by a string of PE investors, plans to raise HK$2.21 billion ($285 million) through an IPO in Hong Kong.
Greater China | 24 Sep 2014 |
Shares in Alibaba Group soared 38.07% in their first day of trading on August 19, following a $21.8 billion IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Greater China | 22 Sep 2014 |
Archer Capital is said to be seeking an Asian partner to invest in Brownes Dairy and help the milk producer market its products overseas, particularly in China.
Exits | 22 Sep 2014 |
Alibaba Group will raise $21.8 billion in its IPO after pricing shares at the top end of the indicative range. The Chinese internet company could end up with as much as $25 billion if the overallotment option is fully exercised.
Exits | 19 Sep 2014 |
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 |
Temasek Holdings has received approval from the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to acquire a stake in Intas Pharmaceuticals from ChrysCapital Partners.
Healthcare | 17 Sep 2014 |
Anchorage Capital Partners has exited the remainder of its stake in Australian electronics retailer Dick Smith Holdings, generating a more than 4x return on its investment after a two-year holding period.
Exits | 16 Sep 2014 |
The Alibaba Group IPO will now be worth up to $25 billion after the Chinese e-commerce giant raised the indicative price range for the offering. It is now all but certain to supplant Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) as the largest IPO ever seen.
Exits | 16 Sep 2014 |
Snowman Logistics - the PE-backed cold chain unit of Gateway Distriparks - gained 67.5% on its first day of trading on the Bombay Stock Exchange.
South Asia | 15 Sep 2014 |
Megabox, the South Korean movie theatre chain 50% owned by a consortium including the Korean National Pension Service (NPS) and Macquarie Group, is being sold at auction.
North Asia | 12 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 |
Arysta LifeScience, the Permira-owned Japanese agricultural chemical maker, has filed for its US IPO with a view to raising as much as $500 million.
North Asia | 11 Sep 2014 |
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