The key to persuading a Chinese entrepreneur to give up control of a company is not to approach him as a private equity firm, but as someone who knows how to run the business, says Derek Sulger, a partner at mid-market consumer buyout firm Lunar Capital
"We can do that because the types of companies we are acquiring tend to be in quite similar sectors," he explains. "If we own a babywear business we can have our babywear operating professionals approach...
Monolith Management, an investment firm established by Xi Cao, formerly a partner at Sequoia Capital China, has set the hard cap at USD 250m for its debut China venture capital fund.
Adamantem Capital has acquired a majority stake in Retail Zoo, operator of Australia-headquartered food retail brands Boost Juice and Betty’s Burgers, from Bain Capital for an undisclosed sum.
The Carlyle Group has appointed Harvey M. Schwartz, formerly president and co-COO of Goldman Sachs, as its new CEO.
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