CVC Capital Partners-owned Nine Entertainment has sold its ACP Magazines division to German publisher Bauer for A$500 million ($510 million). The proceeds will go towards paying down some of the Australian media company’s debt, with a senior tranche of A$2.7 billion due to mature in February 2013.
ACP's portfolio includes The Australian Women's Weekly and Women's Day, the country's biggest-selling monthly and weekly titles, respectively, as well as TV Week, Rolling Stone and Harper's Bazaar. These...
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.