True North has acquired a 51% stake in Max Bupa Health Insurance, a joint venture between multinational insurance giant Bupa Group and Indian conglomerate Max India, for INR5.1 billion ($72 million).
Australian container supplier Brambles has agreed to sell its global reusable plastic crates (RPC) business to Europe-based GP Trion and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) for $2.5 billion.
Study Group, an Australia-headquartered group that prepares international students for university degree programs, will have its third consecutive private equity owner after Ardian agreed to buy the business from Providence Equity Partners.
MBK Partners has agreed to buy Belgian chocolate maker Godiva’s distribution operations in Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand in a deal reportedly worth more than $1 billion.
Bain Capital has acquired a majority interest in the data center construction and maintenance division of Shenzhen-listed NetScience Technology for RMB990 million ($147 million).
Advantage Partners has made its first acquisition in Vietnam, buying women’s fashion brand Elise Fashion for an undisclosed amount.
Cube Highways and Infrastructure, the India toll road and transportation investment platform of I Squared Capital, has agreed to acquire two toll road assets owned by Indian infrastructure developer KNR Constructions for INR1.9 billion ($26.7 million).
With the acquisition of IDFC Alternatives' private equity and real estate businesses, Investcorp secured a ready-made India investment platform
KKR has made the second investment from its global impact fund in Asia, participating in the previously-announced acquisition of Indian environmental services provider Ramky Enviro Engineers (REEL).
J-Will Partners has won board support for its proposed acquisition of ND Sofware, a Japanese software developer that serves the healthcare sector, through a tender offer at a valuation of JPY29.9 billion ($272 million).
CVC Capital Partners has agreed to sell Hitowa Holdings, a Japan-based provider of cleaning, assisted living and childcare support services, to Polaris Private Equity.
Private equity firms will large pools of capital to deploy are finding plenty of targets among listed - and potentially undervalued - companies in Australia and New Zealand
The Blackstone Group has agreed to buy Indian affordable housing lender Aadhar Housing Finance for a reported INR27 billion ($378 million).
Australia-listed hospital operator Healthscope has agreed to a take-private offer by Brookfield Asset Management that values the company at A$4.38 billion ($3.17 billion) on an equity basis, rejecting a competing offer from a consortium led by BGH Capital.
Korean middle market investor Orchestra Private Equity has completed the KRW122 billion ($109 million) acquisition of Hong International, the largest global manufacturer of electronic darts machines.
Addressing Chinese demand was central to QIC’s acquisition of cattle breeder North Australian Pastoral, but the company has repositioned itself in response to changing patterns of consumption in global beef markets
Bahrain-listed asset management firm Investcorp has made its first direct investment in India, acquiring the private equity and real estate investment businesses of IDFC Alternatives, the alternative asset investment arm of IDFC Group.
Advent International recognized BioDuro as a company uniquely positioned to leverage growth in pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing in China and the US
Advent International has acquired a majority stake in BioDuro, a pharmaceutical contract research and development organization (CRO) with operations in the US and China, from the Bridgewest Group conglomerate.
Japanese investment bank Nomura and The Carlyle Group have made a JPY52.1 billion ($477 million) tender offer as part of a proposed management buyout of Japan-based beer maker Orion Breweries.
Jafco has acquired Japanese construction equipment manufacturer Nagano Industry (NKK) from Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) Beijing Jingcheng Machinery Electric Holding (Jingcheng).
Bain Capital Private Equity has launched a tender offer for Japan-listed printing and IT solutions provider Kosaido that values the target company at approximately JPY15.2 billion ($139 million).
Chinese consumer electronics retailer Suning has committed $50 million to a US dollar-denominated co-investment vehicle managed by Yunfeng Capital that will support the $1.4 billion privatization of iKang Healthcare Group.
Private equity investors expect divestments of domestic and overseas businesses by Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to become more prevalent as result of the government's sweeping efforts to reduce corporate debt levels, the Hong Kong Venture Capital...