GIC Private has invested in Vietcombank through a joint deal with Mizuho Bank worth VND6.2 trillion ($265 million), underlining the strong interest among private and strategic investors in Vietnam’s financial sector.
KKR backed in Qingdao Haier at a time when the Chinese white goods giant wanted to expand overseas and address competitive pressure at home. The GP helped it deliver on both fronts
New Zealand e-commerce company Trade Me has agreed to be 100% acquired by Apax Partners at an enterprise value of NZ$2.7 billion ($189 million) one week after receiving a similar proposal from Hellman & Friedman.
True North has invested INR10 billion ($140 million) in Indian health products manufacturer Zydus Wellness to support its acquisition of Heinz India.
Colinton Capital, a middle market private equity firm established by Simon Moore, formerly Australia head at The Carlyle Group, has participated in a A$68.6 million ($49.7 million) investment in automobile aftercare services provider AMA Group.
China’s securities regulator said on Friday that it will take measures to facilitate private equity investment in listed companies – as well as speed up merger approvals and support bond issuance – as part of a broader government campaign to revive...
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has invested $100 million in Azure Power, an Indian solar panel company listed in the US.
Tencent Holdings has agreed to invest $317.6 million in Bilibili, a VC-backed Chinese animation streaming platform that listed on NASDAQ in March.
KKR has agreed to pay INR4.3 billion ($59.6 million) to South African hospital chain Life Healthcare Group for its stake in Max Healthcare, a hospital operator that it owns through a joint venture with Max India.
Silver Lake has invested $600 million in AMC Entertainment Holdings, a US cinema chain owned by Dalian Wanda Group, a once acquisitive Chinese conglomerate now said to be retreating from overseas markets.
Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed to invest up to JPY60 billion ($538 million) in Pioneer Corp, by subscribing to a new share issue by the struggling Japanese conglomerate.
China Biologic Products, a US-listed biopharmaceuticals player that was subject to two take-private offers, said it was set to raise $590 million by issuing new shares to investors including Centurium Capital, CITIC Capital, and Hillhouse Capital.
Boulevard Capital Partners, a private equity investor focused on infrastructure including telecom towers, has agreed to invest $20 million in Singapore-listed surveillance technology specialist Stratech.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to invest $400 million in YiChang HEC Changjiang Pharmaceutical (HEC Pharm), a Chinese drug developer listed in Hong Kong, through a convertible bond issuance.
L Catterton Asia aims to help Chinese online luxury goods retailer Secoo expand its frontiers with technological and logistical support from e-commerce giant JD.com
L Catterton Asia and Chinese online retailer JD.com have agreed to invest $175 million in Secoo, a Chinese e-commerce platform for luxury goods that is listed in the US.
Vivo Capital and Advantech Capital have committed $86.73 million to Chinese biopharmaceutical player Sinovac Biotech. Both investors were members of a consortium that was bidding to privatize the US-listed company, but that process has been terminated.
Ant Financial, Alibaba Group’s financial services affiliate, has led a RMB2.1 billion ($321 million) investment in Youon Bike, the listed parent of China-based bike-sharing operator Hellobike.
Hony Capital has agreed to sell three private hospitals in Zhejiang province to Hospital Corporation of China (HCC), a Hong Kong-listed platform it established several years ago, for RMB630 million ($98 million).
A private equity fund backed by China’s State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) is the largest strategic investor in the RMB27.1 billion ($4.3 billion) Shanghai IPO of a Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing unit.
DCP Capital Partners, a private equity firm established by the former China heads of KKR, has agreed to jointly invest $70 million alongside CDH Investments in Chinese energy industry supplier Sunpower.
L Catterton Asia will purchase an approximately 10% stake in India-listed integrated fashion retailer Future Lifestyle Fashion (FLF) for INR8.5 billion ($125 million) through newly issued shares and secondary purchases.
A healthcare fund managed by China Everbright has agreed to acquire the bulk of global medical equipment manufacturer Medtronic’s stake in Hong Kong-listed LifeTech Scientific Corporation.
Private equity-backed Sunlands Online Education ended its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange marginally below its IPO price following a $149.5 million offering.