The competitive environment for private equity deals in Asia is less intense than at any time in the last 10 years as players investing before the global financial crisis have pared back their activity, says Kyle Shaw, founder and managing director at Shaw Kwei & Partners
Pre-2009, investment banks were committing capital from their balance sheets, hedge funds were targeting private equity deals and strategic investors were very keen for exposure to Asia, and China specifically....
True North has agreed to sell India-based RDC Concrete, a company it has owned since 2005, to private equity-backed online construction marketplace Infra.market.
Freshworks, one of India's leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) businesses, traded strongly on its NASDAQ debut following a $1 billion IPO.
China-focused private equity firm FountainVest Partners has agreed to buy Ziwi, New Zealand’s leading exporter of pet food.