Traditional buyouts slip into the shade, allowing education and technology to shine; China IPOs and secondary buyouts stay strong in a weak exit market; fundraising suffers an early-year blip
1) Investment: Services stand out in a weak market PE investment in education ended 2017 with a flourish as Affinity Equity Partners agreed to buy the Malaysia assets of global player Laureate Education...
Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE) and healthcare-focused GP Invascent Capital have invested in Indian pharmaceutical developer Symbiotec Pharmalab, providing an exit for Actis Capital.
The transformation of Manuka Health from loosely run family affair into professional segment leader helped organize a cottage industry into big business
A selection of the key fundraising, investment and exit events - presented in chronological order - from the past 12 months
Fuyoukache, a Chinese online truck logistics platform, has raised $170 million in a Series D round led by a Bank of China investment unit and Matrix Partners China. Prospect Avenue Capital also participated.