India Grid Trust (IndiGrid), an infrastructure investment trust backed by KKR and GIC Private, has acquired a power distribution company in northeast India for INR10.2 billion ($134 million).
Economic disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak is likely to leave many private equity portfolio companies in breach of their leverage covenants. Borrowers and lenders are looking for a fix
The founders of Hong Kong-listed Li & Fung have teamed up with PE-owned warehouse operator GLP on a take-private offer that values their company at HK$10.7 billion ($1.37 billion).
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) and BGH Capital are continuing their due diligence on Australian cinema and theme park operator Village Roadshow despite the company experiencing difficulties due to coronavirus outbreak.
A recent commitment by China’s CDH Investments to Wow Tech underlines how sensual health products such as vibrators are moving from the margins to the mainstream, globally and in Asia
Australian healthcare services provider Healius has rejected a A$2.1 billion ($1.4 billion) buyout offer from Partners Group, saying it doesn’t reflect the fundamental value of the company.
US private equity investor Jaguar Growth Partners has launched its first Asia fund with the acquisition of Chinese logistics operator Brilliant.
Large GPs are screening public companies more carefully so they can get comfortable with elevated valuations for public-to-private deals. At what point does discomfort become the default option?
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has agreed to acquire 100% of Australia-listed off-grid power company Zenith Energy in deal that values the company at A$250 million ($163 million).
Coronavirus concerns among GPs not solely focused on China vary based on their direct or indirect exposure to China, but gauging private equity responses to the crisis is like chasing a moving target
Leveraged lenders focusing on Australia and New Zealand continue to see strong demand from financial sponsors, with the impact of global macroeconomic volatility likely to be delayed and perhaps muted.
Jean Eric Salata has built Baring Private Equity Asia from a one-man-shop into a firm with $20 billion in assets, negotiating financial crises and changing economic realities. He has never been one to stand still
Anchorage Capital Partners has agreed a A$100 million ($66 million) carve-out of the refrigerated logistics division of Automotive Holdings Group (AHG), an Australia and New Zealand-based car dealership business.
Anthony Kerwick, a managing director at Australia’s Adamantem Capital, on the coronavirus impact, helping capital constrained companies, and why he avoids using the term ‘proprietary’
Partners Group has been granted a call option on Chinese conglomerate Jangho Group’s 15.9% stake in Australian healthcare services provider Healius, enabling the private equity firm to make a A$2.1 billion ($1.4 billion) bid for the entire business.
The Blackstone Group has bought 80% interest in Guangdong-based Foshan Ruixin Logistics Management from Chinese conglomerate Dongbai Group for a tentative price of RMB269 million ($38 million).
Endeavour United, a Japanese private equity firm established by the team behind turnaround investor Phoenix Capital, has completed two acquisitions in the packaging and chemicals industries.
Evercare, a South Asia and Africa-focused healthcare delivery platform controlled by The Rise Fund, TPG Capital’s impact investment unit, has acquired Bangladesh-based Apollo Hospitals Dhaka.
Through its Community Healthcare Coordination Platform, Unison Capital wants to bring efficiencies and economies of scale to parts of Japan’s healthcare sector that have been isolated from private markets
Nexon Asia Pacific, an Australian enterprise IT services provider controlled by EQT Partners, has acquired three local IT businesses.
Australia’s Quadrant Private Equity has agreed to acquire the enterprise services division of listed IT specialist Arq Group for A$35 million ($23.5 million).
EQT Partners has opened an Australia and New Zealand-focused office in Sydney as part of a broader Asia Pacific expansion agenda.
Polaris Capital Group has made an offer to privatize Sogo Medical Holdings, a Japanese pharmacy chain operator and B2B healthcare management platform, at a valuation of JPY76.3 billion ($694 million).
Australia’s Next Capital has acquired a stake in local supply chain services provider TM Insight as the company executes an Asian expansion.