Bain Capital has agreed to buy the Australia and New Zealand businesses of market research and consulting company Kantar from the local branch of UK-based media conglomerate WPP Group for A$168 million ($114 million).
The transaction is part of Bain’s acquisition of a 60% stake in Kantar’s global business for $3.1 billion, announced last month. Kantar’s Australasian operations, which are controlled by WPP AUNZ,...
New Frontier Japan Investment (NFJI), a lower middle-market Japanese private equity firm, is looking to raise JPY10 billion ($94.4 million) for its second fund.
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WuXi Diagnostics, a joint venture China diagnostics business set up by Hong Kong-listed pharmaceutical outsourcing giant WuXi AppTec and US-based Mayo Clinic has completed a $150 million Series B funding round.
Affirma Capital came into being 18 months ago as Standard Chartered’s private equity team spun out with most of the remaining balance sheet assets. COO Ivo Philipps explains the middle and back office transition