Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) has opened an office in Mumbai, adding India to an Asian footprint that currently includes bases in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Boyu Capital is seeking full control of Chinese property management business Jinke Smart Services Group through a cash offer that values the Hong Kong-listed company at HKD 7.83bn (USD 998m).
Nearly a decade after establishing a foothold in Asia, Partners Capital has acquired a string of local clients and devised a distinct, middle market-oriented approach to deploying capital in the region
Polaris Capital Group has fully exited Aimechatec, a supplier of LCD panel manufacturing equipment it carved out from Hitachi in 2016 and took public last year, with proceeds of JPY 3.96bn (USD 27.6m).
A KKR-led consortium has ended its pursuit of Australia-listed hospital operator Ramsay Health Care, having failed to reach an agreement on a AUD 20.1bn (USD 13.9bn) take-private that would have been among the largest private equity deals ever seen in...
HarbourVest Partners has opened an office in Sydney on the back of claimed recent success in cultivating institutional and private wealth clients in Australia and New Zealand.
Join Ventures, an India-based company that owns a portfolio of direct-to-consumer gifting brands, has raised USD 23.5m in Series B funding led by Motilal Oswal Alternate Investment Advisors.
Korea-focused Glenwood Private Equity has closed its second fund on KRW 900m (USD 648m) from local LPs, having established itself as a mid-market corporate divestment specialist
Managers coming back to market more frequently and a depreciating yen are playing havoc with LP allocations to private equity, institutional investors told the AVCJ Japan Forum.
Asia-focused secondaries investor TR Capital has opened an office in Singapore, expanding a regional footprint that already includes bases in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Mumbai.
HighLight Capital, a China-based life sciences investor, has completed a first close of USD 540m on its fourth US dollar-denominated fund. The overall target is USD 650m.
PAG has acquired Australia-based Patties Foods and Vesco Foods, facilitating exits for Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) and Catalyst Investment Managers, respectively.
Baring Private Equity Asia claims a pipeline full of USD 1bn-plus investment opportunities to meet the needs of an USD 11bn-plus fund – but for now it is being cautious about pursuing them
Macroeconomic uncertainty and liquidity risk are pushing Korean private equity firms to think beyond buyouts, double down on operational capabilities, and consider all their exit options
Chinese online pharmacy platform Dingdang Health has raised HKD 402.4m (USD 51m) through a Hong Kong IPO, defying challenging conditions for financial sponsors targeting the bourse.
Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA), which agreed to merge with EQT earlier this year, has closed its eighth pan-regional fund with commitments of USD 11.2bn.
AVCJ’s daily bulletin will not be published on September 12 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong marking the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Shenzhen-based venture capital investors will receive one-off cash rewards for taking companies public in Hong Kong and sponsoring special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) that list on the territory’s stock exchange.
Affirma Capital has led a KRW 300bn (USD 217m) funding round – at a valuation of KRW 1trn – for Carrot General Insurance, a South Korea-based digital insurer.
Keep, a China-focused fitness app operator backed by the likes of GGV Capital, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, and 5Y Capital, has filed for a Hong Kong IPO.
Morse Micro, an Australian fabless semiconductor developer specialising in long-range, low-power Wi-Fi for internet of things (IoT) devices, has raised AUD 140m (USD 95m) in Series B funding.
An outsourced talent management service that enables companies to recruit in far-flung markets has become the bulwark of Glints’ business on the back of COVID-19, underpinning a USD 50m Series D
The founders of technology-enabled credit platform Jai Kisan went against the grain by forgoing urban customers and targeting India’s rural poor. A USD 50m Series B is an indicator of its progress
Private equity firms are relying more heavily on Asia-based debt investors to support leveraged buyouts amid a loan logjam in the US, highlighting the region’s innovation and durability