Trade tensions between China and the US have held back private equity fundraising in recent months, but industry participants are also considering the long-term challenges – and opportunities – of a schism between the world’s two largest economies.
All China consumer deals are now technology deals, but investors must back up this positioning with meaningful value-add capabilities in areas such as digital marketing and data analytics or risk being accused of embellishing a technology thesis for the...
EQT Infrastructure has offered to acquire all the shares in Australia-listed broadband internet provider Vocus Group in a deal that values the company at about A$3.3 billion ($2.3 billion).
MBK Partners has agreed to assume majority control of the credit card business of South Korean conglomerate Lotte Corporation in a deal worth KRW1.38 trillion ($1.17 billion).
The board of Australian electrical products manufacturer Legend Corporation has endorsed a takeover bid from Adamantem Capital at an enterprise valuation of A$100.6 million ($69.7 million).
Affirma Capital, a GP established through the spin-out of Standard Chartered’s private equity business, has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in South Korea-based Hwa Sung Cosmetics.
CITIC Capital has secured a carve-out of marketing and e-commerce services player UCO Cosmetics. It exploits an overall slowdown in China’s economy but also relative sturdiness in the local beauty industry
ADV Partners has agreed to acquire heavy vehicles producer Dutch Lanka Trailer Manufacturers (DLT), a Sri Lanka-based subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Tata Group, for INR3.05 billion ($43.7 million).
Strategic interest in Vietnam is growing, especially among companies within Asia looking to tap growth no longer available at home. PE investors see them as partners – and sometimes as competitors
Financial software and data platform developer ION Investment Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Acuris, the parent company of AVCJ, for an undisclosed amount. The deal will provide a full exit for Singapore’s GIC Private, while current...
Buy-and-build strategies, a mainstay of the PE toolkit in developed markets, are gaining exposure in emerging Asia’s healthcare sector. Proving a viable exit path will be the key to widespread adoption
China-based private equity firm Green Harbor Investment has acquired a controlling stake in American women’s wear brand Jason Wu for an undisclosed sum.
Asia Healthcare Holdings (AHH), a healthcare-focused operating and investment platform managed by TPG Growth, has agreed to acquire Nova IVI Fertility, an operator of in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinics based in India.
As one of oldest GPs in South Korea, IMM Private Equity has helped to show both domestic and global investors that the PE community can bring major benefits to the country’s corporate sector
Pegasus 7 Ventures, an investment fund managed by Singapore’s Gordian Capital, has agreed to acquire the venture portfolio of Axiata Digital, the digital services arm of Malaysia’s Axiata Group, at a valuation of $140 million.
Global industrial gases business Linde has confirmed the sale of its Korea-based assets to IMM Private Equity for $1.2 billion.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to buy an Indian packaging manufacturer that provides tubes for 40% of the world's toothpaste. The goal is to turn it into a true multinational
The Blackstone Group has acquired Geo-Young, a South Korean wholesale drug distributor, working in conjunction with the founders. It facilitates an exit for local GP Anchor Equity Partners, which invested in the company in 2013.
CITIC Capital has acquired Hangzhou UCO Cosmetics, a digital marketing and e-commerce services provider specializing in beauty and personal care, from Shenzhen-listed Qingdao KingKing Applied Chemistry for RMB1.4 billion ($208 million).
Dymon Asia Private Equity (DAPE) has backed a MYR186 million ($44.9 million) privatization bid for Yee Lee Group, a Malaysia-listed conglomerate with interests in food and agriculture, hospitality, logistics, and packaging.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Indian packaging company Essel Propack (EPL) in a deal that could see the private equity firm pay as much as INR32.1 billion ($461 million).
DCP Capital – a PE firm established by David Liu (pictured) and Julian Wolhardt, who previously held leadership positions with KKR in China – has closed its debut fund with around $2.5 billion in commitments. It comprises a US dollar-denominated tranche...
Chinese mid-market private equity buyout firm Jade Invest has acquired a controlling stake in Shanghai-based water purification company Pudow Water for an undisclosed sum.
Japan Display, an electronics supplier backed by Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), has agreed a JPY232 billion ($2.1 billion) bailout, including an approximately $714 million investment from China’s Harvest Fund Management.