As Asian economic development becomes increasingly interlocked, regionally and globally, contractual arrangements are getting more complex. This is pointedly clear when problems, such as non-payment of large sums owed, occur. One prominent Asian distress player, who asked to remain unnamed, tells AVCJ: “It’s common knowledge that trying to enforce creditor rights is very difficult. That’s why deals get cut.”
Where it is too late to reach a compromise and the asset plunges into bankruptcy, private equity firms may turn to recovery specialists. These players tend to pursue one of three avenues: purchase the...
Singapore’s Temasek Holdings and Sweden’s EQT will commit $500 million to the launch and development of O2 Power, a renewable energy platform in India.
Indian self-driving rental platform Zoomcar has raised $30 million in Series D funding with a contribution from a Sony-branded fund managed by Innovation Growth Ventures.
Warburg Pincus generated distributions of $2 billion from its China investments last year, a record annual total for its local operation.
Several public sector organizations have committed $500 million to six funds managed by Bamboo Capital Partners under a new investment platform dedicated to achieving the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).