Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) has completed IDR1.13 trillion (S116 million) in convertible debt financing for Indonesian toll road operator Baskhara Utama Sedaya (BUS).
India’s CX Partners is aiming to raise the first round of capital for its new mezzanine fund by May.
Gen2, a Hong Kong-based asset management firm that focuses on Greater China private equity opportunities, has formed an alliance with China Private Equity Investments Holdings (CPE), an AIM-listed vehicle that claims to offer European investors to Chinese...
Lenders to CVC Capital Partners-backed Nine Entertainment, the beleaguered Australian TV network, have reached an agreement to save the company from being put into administration.
Growth capital mezzanine players are still few in number in Asia. Will struggling equity markets and tighter credit conditions open up the market for these alternative capital providers?
Singapore-based OCBC Bank, the second largest financial group Southeast Asia, has subscribed to a convertible bond issued by China’s Tonglin Precision Parts (TPP) via its mezzanine arm.
The Blackstone Group has raised $4 billion for its second global mezzanine fund, making the vehicle twice the size of its predecessor. The fund has already deployed or committed $780 million to four companies, including Japan’s Sony Corp, which required...
International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank Group, will set up a $100 million debt fund to meet the funding needs of microfinance institutions in emerging economies.
Australia’s banks have proposed a standard set of rules on who can do what in the event of a default. They say it will stimulate the mezzanine market but junior lenders claim the measures are too restrictive
Singapore Medical Group (SMG) will receive a SGD$5.6 million ($4.5 million) investment from Kendall Court, representing the private equity’s first foray into the healthcare sector.
CDC Group, the UK development finance institution, is changing its strategy in India to focus on direct investments, co-investments and debt, as well as making commitments to private equity fund managers. It will also make investments in early-stage funds.
Partners Group has provided a mezzanine loan to Australian Quick Service Restaurant Holdings (QSRH), the fast food chain that Archer Capital bought from Quadrant Private Equity for A$450 million ($474 million) in June.
Citic Private Equity Funds Management, the PE unit of Citic Securities, has launched its third private equity fund and is aiming to raise RMB12 billion ($1.9 billion). It is expected to target industries including financial services, retail, pharmaceuticals,...
Non-banking finance companies are becoming increasingly significant in India’s financial sector. Foreign private equity firms are keen to get involved, but how does this fit into their wider strategies?
KKR Asset Management (KAM) has made a final close on its more than $1 billion KKR Mezzanine Partners I fund, raised through global investors including insurers, pension plans, family offices and sovereign wealth funds.
There is a clear demand for formal mezzanine funds in China but it’s unclear who will be allowed to meet it. Foreigners are at the back of the queue
Orchid Asia has reached a final close on its fifth China private equity fund, imposing a hard cap of $650 million despite subscriptions amounting to 35% over the target size.
US-based global asset manager Eight Capital is set to launch its India-focused Mezzanine Income Fund, setting a $250 million target size that is expected to generate IRR of 20%.
Middle market deals have been a sweet spot in for PE firms in Asia, but competition in is also intense in the U.S. Sector-specific knowledge could be the key to success, as AVCJ finds out from Tony de Nicola, Co-President of Welsh, Carson, Anderson &...
Shindoo Chemical, a Chinese manufacturer and distributer of compound fertilizer and chemical products in China which was backed by the mezzanine arm of OCBC Bank, has debuted on at Shenzhen Stock Exchange, raising RMB 1.48 billion ($224.6 million). The...
Morgan Stanley Investment Management has closed its first corporate mezzanine fund, Morgan Stanley Credit Partners, at $956 million after two years of fundraising.
Partners Group has provided mezzanine debt financing for Collins Foods Group, the largest Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) franchisee in Australia and invested by Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), for an undisclosed amount.
The Managing Partner at AMCG Investors talks about mezzanine after the crisis, new opportunities for deal flow, and why LPs should be looking to the asset class as a means of diversification.
Mezzanine’s role in Australia’s financing sector has grown in light of the economic crisis because, not only has it acted as an alternative to taking on senior debt – as banks became more stringent in their lending – but also to equity itself,...