Swedish private equity firm Summa Equity has acquired a controlling stake in Singapore-based biotech developer Sengenics for an undisclosed sum, setting up an exit for Japan’s SBI Holdings.
Fundraising focus shifts to China venture, but it’s the same polarization story; upturn in trade and secondary sales suggests the COVID-19 freeze is thawing; healthcare retains its investment appeal
BGH Capital and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) have improved their take-private offer for New Zealand dentistry chain Abano, reflecting a relatively strong business recovery.
PAG Asia Capital has made its second substantial investment in India in the past two months, leading a consortium that has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Anjan Drug, a Chennai-based manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API).
Archipelago Capital Partners has acquired Malaysian dessert and drink chain Coolblog from government-backed PE firm Ekuinas based on an equity value of MYR75 million ($18 million).
Japanese lower middle market private equity firm J-Star has acquired local aquaculture industry supplier Dainichi for an undisclosed sum.
Trustbridge Partners has committed $200 million to WeWork's China operation as part of a deal that sees the business become fully independent from its US-headquartered parent.
The fourth investment from Pacific Equity Partners’ secure assets fund, Zenith Energy is expected to serve as a platform for expansion in the Australian remote power industry
Pet ownership is no longer a hobby – it’s an emotional market in the same vein as mother-and-baby. Pioneer Capital knows that grain-based kibble will not do
Navis Capital Partners' 3.5x return on Australian educational resources supplier reflects how the business proved resilient in the face of COVID-19, but the pandemic still played havoc with the exit process
BGH Capital has invested an undisclosed sum in TripADeal, an online travel agent that caters to the Australia and New Zealand markets.
DCP Capital Partners has submitted a take-private offer for Chinese online recruitment services platform 51job that values the company at approximately $5.6 billion.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has acquired Japanese 24-hour fitness club operator Worldplus for an undisclosed sum.
Australia’s Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has agreed to acquire 100% of Sydney-listed enterprise software and IT services provider Citadel for A$503 million ($367.5 million).
Bain Capital has agreed to acquire Japanese pharmacy chain store operator Kirindo Holdings through a tender offer that values the business at JPY39.7 billion ($374 million).
TPG Capital has joined a consortium led by Singapore Life (Singlife) that has agreed to acquire the Singapore business of UK insurance giant Aviva for S$2.7 billion ($2 billion).
Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed to buy Virtusa, a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company with major delivery centers in India and Sri Lanka, for approximately $2 billion.
Luckin Coffee’s precipitous rise and fall is a reminder of longstanding issues around corporate fraud in China. Failing to spot problems before they emerge remains a key concern for PE investors
Navis Capital Partners has sold Australian educational resources provider Modern Star to local private equity firm Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) at an enterprise valuation of about A$600 million ($433 million).
Vistra, a Hong Kong-based corporate services provider and fund administrator owned by Baring Private Equity Asia, has acquired Japanese accounting specialist Routes for an undisclosed sum.
Having completed its first-ever corporate carve-out in July, Japan's J-Star has now racked up its second with the acqusition of waste management business Sincere Corporation from NEC
International travel remains largely off-limits, but Hahn & Company is optimistic on the long-term prospects for Korea's aviation industry and for Korean Air's in-flight catering and duty-free businesses
Private equity investors in China must develop new operational capabilities to deliver returns because they can no longer rely on macroeconomic tailwinds to drive growth, according to McKinsey & Company.
NSSK has acquired the sports nutrition division of Japan’s Dome Corporation, which is best known as the local distributor for US sportswear brand Under Armour.