NSSK exits Japan nursing care provider to Ricoh Leasing
Japan-based mid-market private equity firm NSSK has exited nursing care provider Welfare Suzuran to Ricoh Leasing, a Tokyo-listed leasing and finance company, for an undisclosed sum.
NSSK acquired Welfare Suzuran in 2019 through its second fund, which closed on JPY 60bn (USD 456m) in 2017. Not long after that deal closed, the private equity firm secured its first full exit from Fund...
HKEX relaxes rules for IPOs by pre-profit tech companies
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has loosened its listing requirements to allow pre-profit technology companies to go public with market capitalisations as low as HKD 6bn (USD 764m).
Asia GPs must get smarter on target selection, costs - Bain & Co
Careful target selection – based on geography and sector – and increased emphasis on cost controls during ownership will be critical factors for Asian private equity investors as the industry braces for a downturn, according to Bain & Company.
Longreach buys Japan healthcare SaaS player
North Asia buyout specialist The Longreach Group has invested an undisclosed sum in Wellness Communications Corporation (WCC), a Japanese healthcare software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider.
Asia-Europe investor AGIC supports Danish electronics buyout
AGIC Capital, a specialist in Europe-China cross-border deals, has backed the acquisition of PR Electronics, a Danish manufacturer of signal processing equipment with an existing base in China.