GPs & SPACs: Filthy lucre?
The global SPAC craze is percolating into Asia, with private equity firms among the sponsors. LPs aren’t necessarily comfortable with the development, but there’s only so much they can do about it
The communique to LPs hits all the right notes. It emphasizes how “this strategic initiative” will deliver an “immense structural advantage in the global technology landscape,” it dangles the promise...
Affinity recruits Australia head, re-hires executive from Quadrant
Affinity Equity Partners has strengthened its coverage of Australia and New Zealand with the recruitment of Nick Speer from The Riverside Company as a partner and local team leader and the rehiring of Mark Chudek from Quadrant Private Equity.
Bain pursues buyout of Australia's Estia Health
Bain Capital has offered to acquire Australia-listed aged care provider Estia Health for AUD 775.1m (USD 517.4m).
China’s JD Industrials completes $300m Series B
JD Industrials, a one-stop industrial products e-commerce platform under China’s JD.com has completed a USD 300m Series B round led by Abu Dhabi investors Mubadala and 42XFund.
JIP wins board approval for $15b Toshiba buyout
The board of Toshiba Corporation has approved a tender offer from Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) that values the company at approximately JPY 2trn (USD 15.3bn).