VCs face new challenges and opportunities in exit markets across Asia as later-stage investors and strategic players participate more deeply in early-stage ecosystems.
Bain Capital completed a hattrick of wins at the 2018 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards, securing the prizes for firm of the year, deal of the year, and exit of the year – each one in the large-cap category. Quadrant Private Equity was named...
L Catterton Asia has made a partial exit from Chinese mall operator Sasseur citing ongoing efforts to optimize its portfolio.
New Zealand’s Direct Capital has exited its remaining 13.7% stake in domestic carpet manufacturing industry services provider Cavalier Wool Holdings (CWH) for an undisclosed sum.
Nominations for the 2018 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards have now closed. The public voting stage of the process will begin around October 10.
Warburg Pincus has acquired Chinese mother-and-baby company Leyou, providing an exit for CDIB Capital and The Carlyle Group. The deal signals a rapid maturation process in the segment
Warburg Pincus has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Chinese maternity products supplier Leyou. The deal will facilitate exits for The Carlyle Group and CDIB Capital.
Vietnam-based Mekong Capital has exited its stake in Asia Chemical Corporation (ACC), a domestic industrial supplier, for $8.9 million, generating a gross return multiple of 2.6x and a gross IRR of 15.1%.
TPG Capital has acquired a significant minority stake in Indian drug developer and manufacturer Sai Life Sciences, providing a full exit for Tata Capital Growth Fund.
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to sell a 70% stake in White Lodge Education Group Services, a Singapore-based preschool and kindergarten operator, for S$13.3 million ($9.8 million).
Private equity exits in Asia are on a roll, driven by rising Chinese strategic interest and the emergence of larger pan-regional private equity firms looking for secondary buyouts, industry participants told the AVCJ USA Forum.
Apax Partners has acquired Indian medical devices supplier Healthium Medtech, facilitating exits for TPG Growth and CX Partners.
Varroc Engineering, an Indian auto component manufacturer owned by the Varroc Group, has filed for an IPO that will see its private equity backer Tata Capital exit the bulk of its holding.
Ezaki Glico, a Japanese food company that markets a number of branded snack products, has acquired a majority stake in chocolate maker TCHO from US growth and venture capital firm Emil Capital Partners.
Partners Group has confirmed a 3.2x return on its investment in Japan Solar as part of a previously announced larger Asia energy acquisition by Global Investment Partners (GIP).
Baring Private Equity Asia has exited its 100% stake in Singaporean tertiary education institution PSB Academy to Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) for an undisclosed sum.
A selection of the key fundraising, investment and exit events - presented in chronological order - from the past 12 months
India’s ICICI Venture Funds Management will exit part of its stake in Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) in a planned domestic IPO.
The Riverside Company has sold Learning Seat, an Australia-based online compliance training specialist, to NASDAQ-listed marketing services provider Callidus Software for $26.4 million in cash.
Hong Kong-based special situations investor SSG Capital Management has paid an undisclosed sum for a 34.4% stake in a UK subsidiary of Indian travel company Cox & Kings (C&K) known as Prometheon Holdings.
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KKR was named firm of the year and won the large-cap fundraising prize at the 2017 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards. Yichen Zhang of CITIC Capital was honored as PE professional of the year while PAG Asia Capital and an MBK Partners and Goldman...
New Zealand’s Pencarrow Private Equity has agreed to sell its entire stake in Icebreaker, a domestic clothing brand that specializes in outdoor winter apparel, to US-listed competitor VF Corporation.
Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has agreed to acquire 100% of Equis Energy, a project platform of 180 assets under private equity investor Equis Funds Group, for $5 billion. It is said to be the world’s largest renewable energy generation acquisition...