The Blackstone Group has made a partial exit from Indian packaging manufacturer Essel Propack (EPL) – which provides the tubes to 40% of the world’s toothpaste – generating proceeds of INR18.6 billion ($253.4 million).
The private equity firm sold approximately 72.6 million shares for INR256.44-256.49 apiece, according to stock exchange data. Its stake in EPL has fallen from 75% to 52%. Most of the shares were picked...
GGV Capital’s Asia business will sever ties with the firm’s international operation – switching to separate partnerships and a distinct brand – as venture capital continues to feel the impact of the US and China’s conflicting technology agendas.
A consortium led by Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) has successfully completed a tender offer for Toshiba Corporation, paving the way for a JPY 2trn (USD 13.6bn) privatisation of the company.
Peak XV Partners, formerly Sequoia Capital India, and Elevation Capital have led a USD 12m Series A round for Indian visa platform Atlys with support from Andreessen Horowitz.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has agreed to pay AUD 272.1m (USD 174m) for a 50% stake in LMS Energy, a biogas-to-energy and solar renewable energy business held by Australian metals recycler Sims.