MBK Partners has agreed to buy five ocean theme parks in China – four operational and one under construction – from Hong Kong-listed Haichang Ocean Park Holdings for RMB6.53 billion ($1.01 billion).
Moving from advisor to investor and back again, C.Y. Huang has carved a niche in Taiwan’s M&A and private equity world. But he remains conscious of the need to adapt and evolve
Korean private equity firm ACE Equity Partners has taken another step in the development of its cross-border investment capabilities with the launch of a US-listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) to pursue IT infrastructure assets.
CITIC Capital has launched a special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) – or blank check company – on the New York Stock Exchange to pursue deals under its One Belt One Road (OBOR) strategy.
CHAMP Private Equity, which makes growth and buyout investments in middle-market companies across Australia and New Zealand, has been renamed CPE Capital.
Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed to pay INR26.3 billion ($379 million) in cash for a 30% stake in India-listed IT services provider NIIT Technologies with plans to eventually take a majority position.
The Carlyle Group has named Tomofumi Matsuyama (pictured), a former executive at Morgan Stanley, as a managing director of its Japan buyout team.
Private equity firms should establish deep connections within target industries if they are to take advantage of China's emerging buyout opportunity, industry participants told the AVCJ Forum.
Pavilion Capital, a private equity unit of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has agreed to invest $50 million in an education fund that will support various country-specific preschool acquisition programs.
Hong Kong-listed education sector investor China First Capital Group (CFCG) has launched a $200 million fund that will establish and acquire preschools in China.
Cathay Capital Private Equity, a cross-border PE firm focusing on China, Europe and the US, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in German auto-parts maker E. Winkemann from Equistone Partners Europe.
CITIC Capital has increased its stake in Harbin Pharmaceutical Group to 60.86%, becoming the controlling shareholder of the Chinese state-backed business in which it has been an investor since 2005.
Indian GPs are increasingly attracted to platform-building strategies for adding value to their portfolio companies, but PE investors attempting this approach must be prepared to commit enough time and resources to see it through.
Partners Group has achieved a close of EUR6 billion ($7 billion) on its latest direct private equity fund. It is the firm's largest fundraise to date.
KKR has agreed to back automotive parts maker LS Automotive (LSA), a spin-out from Korean conglomerate LS Group, and to acquire the copper foil and flexible copper clad laminate business of LS Group affiliate LS Mtron.
Asia Pacific Data Centre Trust (APDC), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns three data centers in Australia, has received a second takeover bid from existing shareholder NextDC.
Australian property funds manager 360 Capital is seeking to acquire Asia Pacific Data Centre Trust (APDC), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns three data centers in Australia.
Mid-market private equity firm J-Star has exited its entire holding in Japanese document scanning company Primagest to local financial services conglomerate Orix Corporation.
Japanese conglomerate Toshiba has selected a consortium led by the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and including Bain Capital as the preferred bidder in the sale of its Nand flash memory unit, Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC).
Warburg Pincus has invested $300 million in Princeton Growth Ventures (Princeton GV), a telecom, media and technology (TMT) buy-out platform that seeks to acquire assets in emerging markets.