Southeast Asia’s internal growth and rising appeal among global investors in recent years have fed expectations that PE and VC exits will follow. The logic is sturdy but detailed projections are elusive
VIG has agreed to make a full exit from Korean camera lens manufacturer Samyang Optics – having taken the business public in 2017 – and will realize a 3.5x gross return on its investment.
Kedaara Capital has sold its remaining stake in Mahindra Logistics (MLL), the logistics and transport service of India’s Mahindra & Mahindra.
Indonesia has become a source of frustration for LPs that want to see more exits. A weak currency, slower growth and rising competition aren’t helping GPs as they seek to deliver the required returns
The Blackstone Group has made a partial exit from Indian IT services provider Mphasis, selling an 8% stake in the publicly traded company for approximately INR14.8 billion ($217 million).
IMM Private Equity has fully exited its investments in Korean pharmaceutical developers Handok and Genexine.
Naspers has sold a small portion of its stake in Tencent Holdings – the Chinese internet giant in which it acquired an approximately one-third stake for $32 million 16 years ago – for HK$76.9 billion ($9.8 billion).
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has exited its remaining stake in The Blackstone Group, ending an investment of nearly 11 years.
TPG Capital has made a partial exit from Inghams Group, the Australian poultry producer it acquired in 2013 and took public in November 2016.
TA Associates has made a full exit from SpeedCast, the satellite telecommunications provider it acquired in 2012 and listed in Australia two years later.
KKR has sold the majority of its stake in Indian coffee shop and restaurant chain Coffee Day Enterprises for INR4.1 billion ($62.6 million).
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to exit its controlling position in Singapore-based circuit board maker MFS Technology. The GP will generate a 3x money multiple and an IRR of more than 40% on the investment.
COPE Private Equity, previously known as CMS Opus Private Equity, has completed its exit from Malaysian oil and gas services provider Serba Dinamik Holdings with a gross 8.9x money multiple and a 79.2% IRR.
Mekong Capital has ended its more than 10-year association with Vietnamese mobile phone retailer Mobile World, completing the last of multiple partial exits to secure an overall return on its investment of 57x.
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.
UK-based development finance institution CDC Group has fully exited Ujjivan Financial Services, the listed holding company for Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, realizing more than INR4 billion ($63.4 million) since it began trimming its stake last year.
Paragon Partners has made a partial exit from Indian construction firm Capacite Infraprojects - which went public earlier this year - for INR876 million ($13.6 million).
Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to make a full exit from Japan-based call center business Bellsystem24 by selling its remaining 14.43% stake to domestic printing company Toppan Printing.
Norwest Venture Partners has made another partial exit from India-listed financial institution RBL Bank for INR2.9 billion ($44.4 million).
Bain Capital Private Equity will divest its remaining 15% stake in Japanese restaurant operator Skylark, completing a gradual sale of the business it acquired in 2011 and took public three years later.
KKR has made a partial exit from China International Capital Corporation (CICC) – the Chinese investment bank in which it acquired a minority stake in 2010 – generating proceeds of HK$1.52 billion ($194.5 million).
The Growth Fund has sold the remainder of its stake in Australian motorcycle dealership operator MotorCycle Holdings – which it took public last year – for approximately A$18.5 million ($14.5 million).
Zee Entertainment Enterprises, a media and entertainment company based in India, has agreed to acquire 9X Media, an Indian media firm backed by New Silk Route Partners (NSR).
Mekong Capital has completed its exit from Vietnamese agribusiness player Loc Troi, for a total return of more than $12 million.