PAG returns to a historically fruitful niche with the acquisition of Japanese theme park operator Huis Ten Bosch. COVID-19 made the deal possible but remains a wildcard
The sale of ARA Asset Management to ESR will create a real estate behemoth primed to go big on e-commerce-driven logistics and data centers – and allow Warburg Pincus to reunite with the platform it seeded
Warburg Pincus is entering the distressed real estate space in China through a $600 million partnership with Wensheng, a local special situations manager.
Hong Kong-based real estate investor Gaw Capital Partners has leveraged its knowledge and networks to expand into technology and education. Christina Gaw, a managing principal, explains how
The Blackstone Group has improved its take-private offer for Crown Resorts, valuing the Australian casino operator at about A$8.3 billion ($6.5 billion).
The Blackstone Group has offered to acquire 100% of Australia-listed casino and hotel operator Crown Resorts for about A$8 billion ($6.1 billion).
Goldman Sachs and Anchor Equity Partners have led a $100 million Series B round for Sunsea Parking, a China-based car parking management company.
Taronga Ventures, the venture arm of Australian real estate investment firm Taronga Group, has set up Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore.
A consortium led by KKR has invested VND15.1 trillion ($650 million) in Vinhomes, Vietnam’s leading integrated real estate developer, which went public in 2018.
Manulife Investment Management is easing into its first Asian private markets drive with a focus on optionality. Private credit, infrastructure, and real estate are early areas of interest
ESR, an Asia Pacific-focused logistics real estate platform, has formed a joint venture with Singapore’s GIC Private with a view to investing $500 million in high-quality facilities in China.
Ucommune, China’s largest co-working space player which is considered the local equivalent to troubled US operator WeWork, has filed for a US IPO.
Lori Systems, one of Africa’s largest logistics coordination platforms, has raised almost $30 million in a Series A round led by Hillhouse Capital and Crystal Stream Capital.
Fangdd Network, a Chinese online real estate marketplace backed by the likes of FountainVest Partners and CDH Investments, has filed to list in the US.
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has acquired a 49% stake in Australia’s largest cotton farm, Cubbie Station, primarily from Chinese fabrics maker Shandong Ruyi.
ASEAN Industrial Growth Fund (AIGF), a vehicle jointly managed by Malaysia’s CIMB Group and Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation, has made an investment of undisclosed size in Philippines co-working space provider KMC.
Mofang raises $150 million to bring consistency to China’s fragmented rental housing market. Leveraging big data and targeting millennials are key strategies
Navis Capital Partners and The Blackstone Group will exit National Lifestyle Villages (NLV), an Australian developer and operator of mobile home parks, to Serenitas, a joint venture between Singapore’s GIC Private and local GP Tasman Capital Partners.
US-based co-working space operator WeWork has acquired industry peer Naked Hub, which is backed by Hong Kong-based Gaw Capital Partners, as part of a continued expansion in China and Southeast Asia.
Chinese PE-backed co-working space provider Ucommune, formerly known as UrWork, has acquired domestic industry peer Woo Space.
Warburg Pincus has led a RMB1.5 billion ($227 million) round of funding for Sunsea Parking Industry Group, a Chinese car park management company. Furniture retailer Red Star Macalline - a Warburg Pincus portfolio company - also participated.
UrWork, a Chinese co-working space operator with a number of private equity backers, has received a $29.4 million investment from domestic conglomerate Beijing Love & Health Group.
China Everbright, IDG Capital and CITIC Private Equity have participated in a RMB500 million ($73.5 million) Series A round of funding for Terminus Technologies, which claims to be China’s largest city-level mobile internet platform.
Anxin Apartment, a China-based serviced apartment operator, has raised RMB300 million ($43 million) in a Series B round spread across two tranches.