Boyu Capital is seeking full control of Chinese property management business Jinke Smart Services Group through a cash offer that values the Hong Kong-listed company at HKD 7.83bn (USD 998m).
A KKR-led consortium has ended its pursuit of Australia-listed hospital operator Ramsay Health Care, having failed to reach an agreement on a AUD 20.1bn (USD 13.9bn) take-private that would have been among the largest private equity deals ever seen in...
Advent International has acquired a 60% stake in health food restaurant chain Wagas Group from its founders.
Advantage Partners acquired Vietnamese women’s apparel retailer Elise Fashion with a view to integrating manufacturing, design, and distribution into a leaner operation with a more international profile
EQT has confirmed the sale of its co-control stake in China-headquartered packaging manufacturing company GPA Global to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (OTPP) for an undisclosed sum.
Everstone Capital has acquired a controlling stake in Indian pharmaceuticals manufacturer Softgel Healthcare (SHPL) for an undisclosed sum.
PAG has acquired Australia-based Patties Foods and Vesco Foods, facilitating exits for Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) and Catalyst Investment Managers, respectively.
Macroeconomic uncertainty and liquidity risk are pushing Korean private equity firms to think beyond buyouts, double down on operational capabilities, and consider all their exit options
PAG returns to a historically fruitful niche with the acquisition of Japanese theme park operator Huis Ten Bosch. COVID-19 made the deal possible but remains a wildcard
Private equity firms are relying more heavily on Asia-based debt investors to support leveraged buyouts amid a loan logjam in the US, highlighting the region’s innovation and durability
Integral Corporation has launched a tender offer for Daiohs Corporation, a Tokyo-listed provider of office services – such as coffee machines and water dispensers as well as cleaning services – at a valuation of approximately JPY 20.2bn (USD 144m).
Orchestra Private Equity, which specialises in cross-border transactions involving Korea, Japan, and China, has acquired Japan-based scaffolding provider Stack for an undisclosed sum.
Australia-listed productivity software provider Nitro Software has rejected a AUD 386m (USD 263m) buyout offer from Potentia Capital and HarbourVest Partners.
Australia-based turnaround investor Anchorage Capital Partners has agreed to buy the New Zealand business of childcare provider Evolve Education for an enterprise value of NZD 46m (USD 28.1m).
PAG has agreed to buy Huis Ten Bosch, a Japanese theme park best known for its recreations of idyllic European cityscapes, for an equity valuation of approximately JPY 100bn (USD 722m).
Private equity investors are keen to acquire mature but unloved assets from Japanese corporates and reposition them for growth. Execution is seldom straightforward, and size often means complexity
Bain Capital has agreed to acquire Evident, a Japan-based medical devices manufacturer best known for producing microscopes, from Olympus Corporation for JPY 427.7bn (USD 3.08bn).
Dymon Asia Private Equity has agreed a carve-out of Singapore-based shipping industry equipment supplier RAM Spreaders from its German parent Salzgitter Maschinenbau for an undisclosed sum.
Australia-listed hospital operator Ramsay Health Care has rejected an alternative buyout proposal from a KKR-led consortium after progress with the initial bid was slowed by the need to conduct due diligence on Ramsay Santé, the company’s separate...
Keppel Corporation has purchased a majority interest in Singapore waste management services business 800 Super Holdings, which was delisted in 2019 through a KKR-backed take-private, at a valuation of SGD 380m (USD 273m).
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has acquired a majority stake in Altus Group, which claims to be Australia’s largest provider of traffic management services.
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South Korean internet giant Kakao has abandoned plans to partially divest Kakao Mobility, its transportation division.