Having prioritized Asian expansion and high-end direct retail operations, Carlyle completed its exit from European sneaker brand Golden Goose with a more than 3x return
Translink Capital, a US-based VC focused on facilitating cross-border connections with Asia, has joined a EUR87 million ($94 million) for German flying car developer Volocopter.
Golden Goose, an Italian luxury footwear brand acquired three years ago by The Carlyle Group’s Europe and Asia funds, has been sold to Permira for around EUR1.3 billion ($1.4 billion).
China-headquartered Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is set to anchor two private equity funds, including an energy-focused vehicle, with a total commitment of $125 million.
Permira has reached a final close on its seventh global private equity buyout fund at the hard cap of EUR11 billion ($12.1 billion).
Glenwood Private Equity, a GP led by the son of Samsung Group’s former vice chairman, has agreed to buy the Korean glass-making operation of France-based Saint-Gobain for an enterprise value of EUR240 million ($263 million).
In teaming up with China-based Estun Automation to acquire a European industrial technology asset, China Renaissance Capital Investment is pursuing a different kind of growth capital deal
CDC Group has named Tony Morgan (pictured), formerly a managing director at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) as a managing director responsible for direct equity.
China-Europe cross-border private equity firm Mandarin Capital Partners has reached a first close of EUR148 million ($163 million) on its third fund. The overall target is EUR250 million.
Nick Miles, leader of the Asia private capital advisory team at Lazard, has taken on a newly created role intended to enhance collaboration between the firm’s operations in Asia and Europe.
The winners from a widely anticipated shakeout in global credit markets will be defined by different qualities. Direct lenders expect size to be a decisive factor, while distress players prioritize nimbleness
Asia’s rising levels of private equity talent offer enticing growth prospects for Unigestion’s wealth management clients, but enforcing discipline among emerging markets managers remains a challenge
Cathay Innovation, the venture affiliate of middle-market focused Cathay Capital Private Equity, has reached a first close of EUR320 million ($358 million) on its second fund targeting start-ups in China, Europe, and North America.
Sovereign wealth funds are dialing up their direct exposure to technology and healthcare start-ups, but this trend is accompanied by a varied collection of co-investment models
Hillhouse Capital has acquired Scotland-based whisky producer Loch Lomond Group with a view to helping the company expand its presence in Asia.
Natixis Investment Managers is leveraging a novel affiliate-manager structure to grow fund exposure in Asia in a sustainable way. Alternatives, and increasingly private equity, are driving much of the progress
A TPG Capital-led consortium will acquire a 30% stake in APM Monaco, a jewelry brand that was established in Europe nearly 40 years ago and now has its largest retail footprint in China.
RRJ Capital has agreed to take full ownership of Gategroup, an airline catering provider owned by troubled Chinese conglomerate HNA Group.
China Synergy Fund, the dual currency investment vehicle established earlier this year by TPG Capital and CICC Capital, has agreed to acquire Electropoli, a provider of surface treatment services, from French automotive conglomerate Impala Group.
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has teamed up with France-based GP Eurazeo and BNP Paribas to launch a Europe-China growth fund with a target corpus of EUR1-1.5 billion ($1.1-1.7 billion).
Australian container supplier Brambles has agreed to sell its global reusable plastic crates (RPC) business to Europe-based GP Trion and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) for $2.5 billion.
Estonian private equity firm BaltCap and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have launched a EUR100 million ($113 million) Europe-Asia cross-border VC fund with a focus on Japan.
Asian private equity investor LionRock Capital has agreed to buy a minority stake in Italian football club Internazionale Milano (Inter Milan), which has been controlled by Chinese electronics retailer Suning since 2016.
Heath Zarin has taken EmergeVest out of the Asian private equity mainstream, leveraging a specialist strategy and operational expertise to create the UK’s largest private logistics business