AVCJ Awards 2022: Deal of the Year – Large Cap: Crown Resorts
Crown Resorts represented a daunting target, given its size and pandemic and regulatory-related challenges. The Blackstone Group drew on its global know-how to make the USD 8.1bn deal work
The Blackstone Group has rich experience in turning around hospitality and leisure assets. Hilton Worldwide evolved from mediocre performer to outperformer, doubling in size during an 11-year holding period....
HKEX relaxes rules for IPOs by pre-profit tech companies
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has loosened its listing requirements to allow pre-profit technology companies to go public with market capitalisations as low as HKD 6bn (USD 764m).
Asia GPs must get smarter on target selection, costs - Bain & Co
Careful target selection – based on geography and sector – and increased emphasis on cost controls during ownership will be critical factors for Asian private equity investors as the industry braces for a downturn, according to Bain & Company.
Longreach buys Japan healthcare SaaS player
North Asia buyout specialist The Longreach Group has invested an undisclosed sum in Wellness Communications Corporation (WCC), a Japanese healthcare software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider.
Asia-Europe investor AGIC supports Danish electronics buyout
AGIC Capital, a specialist in Europe-China cross-border deals, has backed the acquisition of PR Electronics, a Danish manufacturer of signal processing equipment with an existing base in China.