Japan’s Pension Fund Association for Local Government Officials (Chikyoren) has awarded a domestic private equity mandate to Alternative Investment Capital (AIC).
Government and corporate pension funds – except for the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) – are required by law to operate through local gatekeepers rather than invest in private equity funds...
MGI Tech, a Chinese manufacturer of gene sequencing devices, has raised more than $1 billion in funding led by IDG Capital and CPE (formerly known as Citic Private Equity).
IMM Private Equity has agreed to acquire Korea Kolmar Holdings’ pharmaceutical contract manufacturing organization (CMO) and its drug development business for KRW512.5 billion ($413 million).
Exacta Capital Partners, a Singapore-based private equity firm affiliated with Mizuho Bank, has led an acquisition of gym operator Anytime Fitness Asia for an undisclosed sum.
Marelli, a leading global automotive components supplier formed when KKR combined Japan’s Calsonic Kansei Corporation with Europe-based Magneti Marelli, has secured JPY130 billion ($1.2 billion) in additional funding to ride out a market downturn.