US-India cross-border deals present a tempting opportunity for Indian GPs, but managing investments in another market requires careful use of resources and a level of commitment that not all firms can match
Gopal Jain, co-founder and managing partner at Gaja Capital, discusses the growing appetite among US institutional investors for Indian private equity and the country’s attraction for US strategic players
The corporate carve-out opportunity in Japan is sizeable and sustainable, despite relatively lackluster large-cap deal flow in 2018, industry participants told the AVCJ Japan Forum.
Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to acquire 100% of the human resources (HR) business and related subsidiaries of Japan corporate software developer Works Applications for an undisclosed sum.
After more than a decade with Warburg Pincus in China, David Li struck out on his own with Centurium Capital. Applying technology to traditional business models is central to his investment thesis
India has skirted around an expected boom in secondaries activity for the past couple of years, but investors haven’t lost faith in the narrative’s eventual unfolding. The devil will be in the details
Trax, a Singapore-based developer of retail computer vision and analytics solutions with several private equity backers, has acquired US-based shopping rewards app developer Shopkick for an undisclosed amount.
IIFL Asset Management (IIFL AMC) has acquired a majority stake in Infigo Life Sciences, operator of a chain of eyecare centers in India.
AVCJ's Japan Forum has been going for two decades, a period during which the industry has embarked on several roller-coaster journeys. For now, though, the market appears to be in good health
Unison Capital has acquired Pyuru, a Japanese producer of hair care and cosmetics products best known for a naturally-derived treatment for graying hair.
Negative perceptions and local sensitivities have stymied the development of secondary buyouts in Japan. International GPs – plus some of their domestic peers – have the firepower to drive change
Japanese private equity firm Aspirant Group has led the 100% acquisition of a copper tubing subsidiary of diversified industrial manufacturer UACJ Corporation for about JPY24 billion ($223 million).
Japan’s manufacturing conglomerates are continuing to define the economy as they either adapt or succumb to new technology trends. The process is adding a new ripple to the local carve-out market
A Ripplewood Holdings-led consortium broke new ground for private equity with the turnaround of Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan. CEO Tim Collins explains why he boldly goes where others fear to tread
Ascendent Capital Partners has joined Xuan Ruiguo, the chairman and founder of Hong Kong-listed industrial control systems maker China Automation Group, in a take-private offer that values the company at HK$1.5 billion ($197 million).
Hexaware Technologies, an Indian IT services company majority-owned by Baring Private Equity Asia, has acquired US-based digital consultancy firm Mobiquity for a total consideration of $182 million.
Vietnam’s private sector is rich in opportunity and many people have ambitions of building the next Mobile World. But engagement between entrepreneurs and private equity doesn’t always run smooth
Advantage Partners has acquired two Japan-based education assets – vocational training provider Abitus and Tokyo Central Japanese Language School (TCJ).
Sovereign wealth funds are dialing up their direct exposure to technology and healthcare start-ups, but this trend is accompanied by a varied collection of co-investment models
Nexus Point Capital has raised $475 million for middle-market buyouts in Greater China. The team, led by ex-MBK Partners executive K.C. Kung, favors complex solutions over plain vanilla deals
The Greater Bay Area initiative plans to speed up regional integration in the Pearl River Delta, with Hong Kong set to be a major beneficiary. Questions remain about the government’s ability to follow through
Hillhouse Capital has acquired Scotland-based whisky producer Loch Lomond Group with a view to helping the company expand its presence in Asia.
EQT infrastructure has abandoned a bid it extended less than two weeks ago to acquire Australian broadband internet provider Vocus Group for about A$3.3 billion ($2.3 billion).
Japan’s Polaris Capital has agreed to back Panasonic i-Pro Sensing Solutions, a spin-out of Panasonic that will take over the parent company’s security systems business in Japan and overseas.