There are various practical reasons - concerning legal, oversight and human reasons - why US pension funds are not as aggressive as their Canadian peers in private equity. A change in mindset would also be helpful
The debut co-investment by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTTP) in Asia was a flop. The Canadian pension fund teamed up with Unitas Capital to buy New Zealand Yellow Pages for NZ$2.1 billion (then $1.57...
MGI Tech, a Chinese manufacturer of gene sequencing devices, has raised more than $1 billion in funding led by IDG Capital and CPE (formerly known as Citic Private Equity).
IMM Private Equity has agreed to acquire Korea Kolmar Holdings’ pharmaceutical contract manufacturing organization (CMO) and its drug development business for KRW512.5 billion ($413 million).
Exacta Capital Partners, a Singapore-based private equity firm affiliated with Mizuho Bank, has led an acquisition of gym operator Anytime Fitness Asia for an undisclosed sum.
Marelli, a leading global automotive components supplier formed when KKR combined Japan’s Calsonic Kansei Corporation with Europe-based Magneti Marelli, has secured JPY130 billion ($1.2 billion) in additional funding to ride out a market downturn.