Asia Healthcare Holdings (AHH), a platform backed by TPG Capital and GIC, has acquired a majority stake in India’s Asian Institute of Nephrology and Urology (AINU) for about USD 72.2m.
Global expansion remains a bright spot in China’s investment landscape as private equity firms slow deployment domestically in favour of supporting China-related entrepreneurs or business concepts in other markets, the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture...
ShawKwei & Partners found its niche in Asia-based industrials businesses with relative cost advantages. Thanks to geopolitics and shifting growth patterns, the GP is now targeting assets in North America
Educational Initiatives was not part of India’s pandemic-driven ed-tech explosion. The PE-owned company emerged from the chaos having reaffirmed its sustainable, school-facing business model
Private equity has become comfortable with niche segments and regional sub-markets in Indian healthcare services. Technology-based business models are next
China’s consumer sector is poised for one of its most lucrative vintages with investors able to take advantage of falling valuations, the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum China 2023 heard.
L Catterton’s interest in Asian pet food and services has stretched from China to India and now Japan with a commitment of undisclosed size to Withmal, a Japanese veterinary services group.
Asia-focused industrials specialist ShawKwei & Partners has completed two investments in the US spanning packaging manufacturing and environmental chemicals.
KKR has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Chinese pharmacy chain Ruirentang Pharmaceutical Group, according to a filing by a local regulator.
The Carlyle Group has launched a tender offer for Seiko PMC that values the Tokyo-listed paper and ink chemicals manufacturer at approximately JPY 32.4bn (USD 221m).
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has agreed to acquire Healthia, an Australia-based healthcare services provider specialising in physiotherapy, podiatry, and optometry, for an equity value of AUD 260m (USD 168m).
Templewater, a Hong Kong-headquartered investment firm that spun out from Investec Group’s principal investments division, has acquired Singapore-based precision engineering business Knight Auto Precision Engineering.
The Longreach Group has acquired Nobitel, a Japanese company that provides one-on-one assisted stretching services aimed in part at the country’s ageing population, for an undisclosed sum.
Private equity is rediscovering artificial intelligence as a due diligence tool in the wake of ChatGPT. Data security, legal, and technical risks have curbed uptake somewhat, less so for venture
PAG has acquired Australian Venue, which owns a portfolio of pubs, bars, and restaurants across Australia, from KKR for more than AUD 1.4bn (USD 900m).
WestBridge Capital has acquired a majority stake in FundsIndia, an online investment platform that offers access to mutual funds, public equities, and fixed deposit products, for an undisclosed sum.
Japan’s CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has sold 100% of uniform rental and cleaning business Uni-Mate to local private equity firm Karita & Company (K&C) for an undisclosed sum.
China investors have abandoned their previous high-risk-high-return approach in favour of proven business models and profitability. Hotspots like autonomous driving, biotech, and SaaS are no exception
Mirae Asset Global Investments has invested about USD 17m in a 53% stake in Stockspot, Australia’s largest robo-advisory.
Bain Capital has agreed to acquire US-listed data centre operator Chindata Group for an equity value of USD 3.16bn, which will lead to the privatisation of a business it took public less than three years ago.
TPG Capital has agreed to acquire Australia-listed Invocare for an enterprise valuation of AUD 2.2bn (USD 1.4bn), ending a five-month pursuit of the provider of funeral services and operator of memorial parks and crematoria.
Hillhouse Investment, the buyout and growth capital unit of Asia-based Hillhouse Group, has agreed to acquire the fiduciary services business of global offshore law firm Harneys.
Advent International has agreed to acquire a controlling interest in Australia-headquartered fashion brand Zimmerman, facilitating a partial exit for Italy-based private equity firm Style Capital.
Japanese middle market private equity firm J-Star is bidding to acquire Yaizu Suisankagaku (YSK) through a tender offer that values the Tokyo-listed seafood business at about JPY 15bn (USD 91m).