J-Star, a Japanese lower middle-market GP, has announced its third liquidity event in the space of a week with the exit energy savings solutions provider ESCO via a buyout by company management.
Baring Private Equity Asia and CITIC Capital have sold the China-based assets of English language training provider Wall Street English (WSE) back to the original founder after COVID-19 called into question the business model.
France-based GP Tikehau Capital has exited its stake in Singapore workspace provider JustCo, achieving a net profit of S$27.7 million ($20.5 million) and an 8x return multiple.
Affinity Equity Partners has more than doubled its money on Virgin Australia’s frequent flyer business, having agreed to sell back a 35% stake to the parent company for A$700 million ($480 million).
Partial exits from Oyo by Sequoia Capital India and Lightspeed India Partners underline the importance of securing liquidity from a technology unicorn while it is still on the rise
Sequoia Capital India and Lightspeed India Partners have made a partial exit from India-based online hospitality platform Oyo through a $2 billion round comprising primary and secondary shares. The round brings the company’s valuation to around $10...
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Proventeus Capital, a Southeast Asia-focused middle-market buyout firm, has exited the Philippines franchise of casual dining chain Kenny Rogers Roasters to the company’s founders, receiving PHP1.79 billion ($34 million).
The Rohatyn Group (TRG) has agreed to exit BHC Group, a South Korean fried chicken restaurant franchisor, by selling the business back to its founder.
Private equity investors in India’s GMR Airports (GAL) will receive INR35.6 billion ($481.3 million) in cash plus additional equity in compensation after the company failed to deliver a liquidity event within an agreed timeframe.
CHAMP Private Equity has exited Australian foreign exchange broker Pepperstone following a buyout by its founders, senior management and Fiona Lock, a managing director at the PE firm.
TR Capital secured a 3.4x net return on its investment in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart, having sold its stake in conjunction with Walmart’s acquisition of the business. The secondaries specialist announced the exit to coincide with the opening of...
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has sold its stake in Sterlite Power, the power grid subsidiary of Sterlite Technologies, an India-listed transmission solutions provider for the telecom and power industries, via a buyback.
Over the course of four years, Advantage Partners doubled Japanese massage chain operator Riraku’s store count and tripled EBITDA. A 12x money multiple on exit was its reward
Chinese wealth management firm Noah Holdings has agreed to repurchase Sequoia Capital China’s stake in its asset management unit – Gopher Asset Management - following difficulty in winning approval for the investment.
Advantage Partners has sold Japanese massage chain Riraku back to one of the company's co-founders at a valuation of $300 million, having successfully executed its expansion strategy
Advantage Partners has sold its majority stake in Japanese massage chain operator Riraku at a valuation of approximately $300 million, securing a 12x money multiple.
India’s Seaways Shipping & Logistics has bought back the entire 24% holding of private equity backer IDFC Alternatives following a decision to defer a previously planned domestic IPO.
The Blackstone Group has exited its entire stake in Jagran Media Network, the holding company of Indian newspaper publisher and media platform Jagran Prakashan.
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Baring Private Equity Asia will sell its minority stake in Joyful Honda, a Japan-based home improvement center operator, for JPY56.6 billion ($513 million) through participation in a tender offer launched by the company.
Jayaram Banan, the founder of Indian restaurant chain Sagar Ratna, has bought out India Equity Partners’ (IEP) majority stake in the company.
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Hong Kong-based First Eastern Investment Group have agreed to sell a combined 28.3% holding in Japanese airline Peach Aviation for JPY30.4 billion ($271 million).
CDH Investments, the largest PE shareholder in WH Group, will raise HK$9.25 billion ($1.19 billion) by exiting a 10.6% stake in the Chinese pork processor.