Southeast Asia has yet to deliver a consistent stream of large-cap buyout deals. Private equity investors must be creative, flexible and patient in trying to crack the market
Affinity Equity Partners completed its first deal in Thailand in 2000, buying a majority stake in National Semiconductor Electronics at a valuation of around $100 million. It was the largest PE transaction...
DCM Ventures has raised $880 million across two funds that will continue its early-stage technology strategy, with 70% of the capital earmarked for deployment in China.
Having previously focused on offshore IPOs, China managers with US dollar funds are now considering the Star Market. But going onshore means more regulation as well as high valuations
Manila-based private equity firm Navegar has closed its second Philippines fund with $197 million in commitments. The initial target was $150 million.
Singapore-headquartered investment firm Blue Ashva Capital has secured a first close of INR4.5 billion ($60 million) for an India-domiciled fund that will invest in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups.