Alinta Energy, the Australian power producer controlled by TPG Capital, is said to be planning to raise at least $1 billion through a debt offering in the US. It joins a growing list of...
Financing | 23 May 2013 |
DBS Group Holdings has won approval to buy a 40% stake in Indonesian mid-sized lender Bank Danamon for $2.75 billion from Singapore state investor Temasek. It will be the biggest acquisition in the country's history.
Southeast Asia | 22 May 2013 |
Fosun International is targeting $1 billion for its Chinese Momentum Fund that will invest in foreign companies seeking to expand in China, with a particular focus on Europe. The fund is approaching a first close in excess of $300 million, AVCJ has been...
Greater China | 22 May 2013 |
Liu Jianjun, a senor official at the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) who oversaw the private equity division, has been handed a leading role within the China Securities Regulatory Commission's (CSRC) fund department. The move comes amid...
Greater China | 22 May 2013 |
Korea Teachers Pension Fund (KTPF) has named Park Min Ho as its new CIO, replacing Yun Kyu Lee who is leaving the group. Park was previously head of investment strategy at KTPF.
LPs | 22 May 2013 |
Japan is expected to emerge as a hotspot for restructuring over the next 12 months as domestic industries consolidate and foreign multinationals reassess their activities in a weak and demographically challenged consumer market. South Korea and Japan...
Distressed/Special Situations | 21 May 2013 |
China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), which overseas $3.2 trillion in foreign currency reserves, is said to set up a New York operation to invest in private equity, real estate and other US assets. The move is seen as part of the...
Greater China | 21 May 2013 |
Tata Capital’s Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF) is in the process of buying minority stakes in direct-to-home (DTH) TV provider Tata Sky and TRIL Roads.
South Asia | 20 May 2013 |
Singapore-based private equity firm Nalanda Capital has invested INR270 million ($4.8 million) in NRB Bearings. The Nalanda India Equity Fund bought 7.7 million shares of the company at INR35 apiece on the National Stock Exchange, for a 7.96% stake.
Investments | 20 May 2013 |
AVCJ's daily bulletin will not be published on Friday May 17 due to the public holiday in Hong Kong.
Performance | 16 May 2013 |
KKR is said to be targeting INR20 billion ($365 million) for an India debt fund that will invest in mezzanine and structured credit instruments. Its India Alternative Credit Opportunities Fund I was registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of...
South Asia | 16 May 2013 |
Tokyo-based venture firm Globis Capital Partners has reached a first close on its fourth fund a JPY8 billion ($78 million). Globis Fund IV, will focus on Japanese companies looking to capitalize on high-growth Asian markets as well as those in the domestic...
North Asia | 16 May 2013 |
International Finance Corporation, the World Bank's investment arm, has committed $20 million to Singapore-based Armstrong Asset Management's Southeast Asia cleantech fund.
Southeast Asia | 15 May 2013 |
Barminco Holdings, an Australian mining contractor owned by Gresham Private Equity, has refinanced its debt through a $485 million senior note offering. The offering was oversubscribed, allowing the company to upsize the Australian dollar value to take...
Financing | 15 May 2013 |
Warburg Pincus has reached a final close of $11.2 billion on its latest global fund, one of the largest private equity vehicles raised since the global financial crisis. The firm fell short of its $12 billion target – as well as the $15 billion amassed...
Fundraising | 13 May 2013 |
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