Australia-based financial data and fund administration services provider Link Group has rejected a A$2.7 billion ($1.97 billion) buyout offer from Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) and The Carlyle Group, saying it materially undervalues the company.
On October 12, the two private equity firms proposed a scheme of arrangement to acquire Link for A$5.20 per share, a 30.3% premium to the previous close. The stock spiked to A$5 in response to the offer...
Most traditional large-cap buyout funds have become hybrids in Asia, taking minority stakes in businesses to generate deal flow in certain markets and to harness regional growth trends
Addor Capital – a Chinese VC firm backed by Jiangsu High-Tech Investment Group, also known as Govtor Capital – has raised RMB1.56 billion ($241 million) for its second renminbi-denominated healthcare fund.
India’s Trifecta Capital has closed its second venture debt fund with $140 million in commitments. The firm raised about $68.4 million for its debut vehicle in 2017.
Gitai, a Japanese start-up developing a humanoid general-purpose work robot for use in space, has secured a JPY1.8 billion ($17 million) Series B round from local VCs.