Bain Capital Private Equity has made a A$810 million ($613 million) buyout offer for BWX, an Australian manufacturer of branded skin and hair care products.
EIG Global Energy Partners has made a $10.4 billion buyout offer for Australia-listed oil and gas supplier Santos. It is supported by two Chinese groups, private equity firm Hony Capital and gas distributor ENN Group.
Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp has committed A$50 million ($37 million) to the third fund of its venture capital unit Reinventure.
Brookfield Asset Management has submitted a A$4.35 billion ($3.3 billion) bid for Australian hospital operator Healthscope, trumping an offer made last month by a BGH Capital-led consortium.
New Zealand-based Pencarrow Private Equity has paid an undisclosed sum for a 39% stake in domestic yogurt maker The Collective.
Permira has put plans for a debut Asia fund on hold as it prioritizes managing existing portfolio companies in the region. The firm was talking to investors about raising $1.5 billion.
BGH Capital, the Australia and New Zealand-focused private equity firm set up by Ben Gray (pictured), formerly co-head of TPG Capital in Asia, has closed its debut fund at the hard cap of around A$2.6 billion ($2 billion).
In recent years Intermediate Capital Group has branched out beyond traditional mezzanine to embrace deal structures that have no sponsor. It sees ample opportunities in Asia’s developed markets
Chinese private equity firm CDH Investments has submitted a A$1.87 billion ($1.4 billion) bid for Australia-based Sirtex Medical. It comes days before Sirtex shareholders were due to vote on a lower offer from US-listed Varian Medical Systems.
National Australia Bank (NAB) has confirmed it will sell MLC, a wealth management unit that operates the country’s largest retail superannuation fund.
Pencarrow Private Equity closed its fifth fund at $176 million without the support of long-time backer New Zealand Superannuation Fund. Other LPs were happy to come in for a piece of the country's lucrative middle market
New Zealand-based Pencarrow Private Equity has reached a first and final close of NZ$250 million ($176 million) for its fifth fund after eight weeks on the market. It had targeted a corpus of NZ$200 million.
Tegel Group, a poultry producer in which Affinity Equity Partners is the largest shareholder, has received a privatization offer from Philippines-based Bounty Fresh Foods that values the business at approximately NZ$438 million ($310 million).
A group of PE investors led by BGH Capital and including AustralianSuper, GIC Private, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has launched a buyout offer for Australian hospital operator Healthscope that...
The global private capital division of Australia’s QIC has received a A$550 million ($427 million) private equity mandate from domestic superannuation fund Rest.
Archer Capital, one of Australia’s largest private equity players, has abandoned plans to raise a sixth fund, with founding partner and CEO Peter Wiggs (pictured) set to retire from the firm.
The Blackstone Group will buy the panel repair business of Australia-listed automobile aftercare services and accessories provider AMA Group for an enterprise valuation of A$508 million ($396 million).
When Rio Tinto moved to sell the Kestrel mine in Australia, EMR Capital and Adaro Energy teamed up for a $2.25 billion acquisition - and the opportunity to meet strong emerging markets demand for coking coal
TPG Capital has hired Malcolm Jackson, who currently works for The Blackstone Group in Singapore, as a managing director in its Australia and New Zealand team.
Brandon Capital has committed A$7.7 million ($6 million) to Australian medical technology developer Global Kinetics.
China Jianyin Investment, a government-controlled investment group, has teamed up with a fund backed by CITIC Group to acquire a majority stake in vitamins supplier Australia Nature’s Care Biotech (ANCB).
CHAMP Private Equity took two divisions of Constellation Brands and turned them into a diversified portfolio of premium wine brands. It has secured a more than 5x money multiple for its efforts
Farm Venture, a farm property investment and operations management business based in New Zealand, has launched an agribusiness fund that aims to raise NZ$150 million ($109 million).
Colinton Capital Partners, a private equity firm established by Simon Moore, formerly Australia head at The Carlyle Group, has agreed to buy marine engineering business AMS Group.