J-Star, a Japanese lower middle-market GP, has announced its third liquidity event in the space of a week with the exit energy savings solutions provider ESCO via a buyout by company management.
The size of the transaction was not disclosed. J-Star acquired ESCO in 2015 through its second fund, which invested companies with valuations in a range of JPY1-10 billion ($9.7-97 million). At the time,...
An investment firm with ties to renowned Japanese activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami is challenging The Carlyle Group’s JPY37 ($355 million) bid for Japan Asia Group by launching a tender offer of its own.
The proposal to place a 0% tax on carried interest has been welcomed in Hong Kong, but PE industry participants are quietly looking to Hong Kong Monetary Authority to ensure balanced execution of the policy
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Chinese industrial robot manufacturer Jaka Robotics has raised RMB300m ($46m) in Series C funding led by CPE and State Development and Investment Corporation (SDIC).