CVC Capital Partners has abandoned its proposed acquisition of Australia-based container supplier Brambles, citing market volatility.
Brambles confirmed on May 16 that it had been approached by the private equity firm, following reports of AUD 20bn (USD 13.8bn) bid. A day later, the company said in a filing that CVC would not be putting...
Bertelsmann India Investments has earmarked USD 500m, provided by its eponymous German parent, for investment in local start-ups. The VC unit’s total deployment since its launch in 2013 is USD 285m.
UK-headquartered incubator Entrepreneur First (EF) has raised USD 158m, targeted in part at investment in Southeast Asian start-ups and expanding its reach in the region.
CDH Investments has agreed to sell New Zealand-based supplements manufacturer The Better Health Company (TBHC) to Nestlé Health Science for an undisclosed sum.
India and Southeast Asia-focused Panthera Growth Partners has reached a first close on its second fund with commitments amounting to more than half the overall target of USD 250m.