A Bain Capital-led consortium has completed its tender offer for Hitachi Metals – at a valuation of JPY 816.8bn (USD 5.6bn) – 18 months after first submitting a bid for the Japan-based industrial components manufacturer.
US-based Long Ridge Equity Partners has acquired a majority stake in Indian customer engagement software provider Acqueon from Everstone Capital for an undisclosed sum.
Warburg Pincus has seeded a digital insurance platform for Southeast Asia with a USD 350m equity commitment and two recent acquisitions from Spain-headquartered insurance giant Mapfre.
Japan’s Advantage Partners has hired Rahul Bhargava, previously of ADV Partners, as a partner and co-head of Asia ex-Japan. It coincides with the acquisition of a Japanese jewellery industry supplier.
Warburg Pincus’ investment in Chinese medical devices industry services provider HTDK Group is riding the domestic healthcare wave. Bringing foreigners to the party is the next chapter
Martin Scott, head of Australia at Partners Group, is taking on an expanded, investment-focused role as the firm looks to put more capital to work in Australia and New Zealand.
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Japanese middle-market private equity firm NSSK has acquired 100% of Kraft, a local pharmacy chain that operates under the Sakura brand, for an undisclosed sum.
PE investment in Asia reached USD 36.8bn in the third quarter of 2022, its lowest level since activity seized up in the early stages of COVID-19, with notable declines in India and Southeast Asia.
Elmo Software, an Australia-listed provider of cloud-based human resources and payroll software solutions, has emerged as a target for private equity investors, including Accel-KKR.
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Warburg Pincus has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Vistaar Finance, an India-based non-banking financial company (NBFC) that serves micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).
Polaris Capital Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Social Inclu, a Tokyo-based operator of more than 150 group homes for people with disabilities. The size of the investment was not disclosed.
Helping Asian manufacturers climb the product value chain and lock in multinational customers is a key part of the ShawKwei & Partners thesis. It sees no reason to change, even amid sector volatility
Currency depreciation, dwindling domestic IPO opportunities, and labour shortages are all their toll on the portfolios of middle-market Japanese private equity firms, the AVCJ Japan Forum heard.
Next Capital has acquired Compare Club, which claims to be one of Australia’s largest price comparison businesses with coverage stretching across health and life insurance, utilities, mortgages, car financing, and personal loans.
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