J-Star has purchased the tutoring businesses of Japan’s Alpha Corporation for an undisclosed amount.
Hong Kong-based private equity firm Excelsior Capital has bought the South Korea business of business products supplier Office Depot.
Samara Capital Partners has acquired Indian facilities management company Sanjay Maintenance Services (SMS) for about $20 million.
US-based private equity firm Platinum Equity has agreed to buy business products supplier OfficeMax’s Australia and New Zealand businesses from its owner, US-based Office Depot.
Chinese PE firm Beijing E-Town Capital has completed the privatization of Mattson Technology in a deal that values the NASDAQ-listed semiconductor processing equipment maker at approximately $300 million.
China's Qihoo 360 Technology, which is currently involved in a take-private deal worth $9.3 billion, has denied rumors that it held discussions with regulators over a potential domestic back-door listing.
China-based GSR Capital - an affiliate of Go Scale Capital, which saw its bid for Philips' Lumileds business thwarted by regulators - has closed a new $1 billion fund to invest in LED companies globally.
One of the first two investments from Gaja Capital's recently closed third fund is a control transaction and Gopal Jain, the firm's managing partner, expects more of the same as the Indian economy matures.
Pfingsten Partners, a US-based GP with a presence in China and India that reflects its manufacturing-focused remit, has closed its fifth middle-market fund at $382 million, exceeding the target of $350 million.
China-focused PE firm Cybernaut has hired Matt Wang, formerly a vice president at IBM, as president and announced the launch of a RMB60 billion ($9 billion) M&A fund.
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A Brookfield Asset Management-led consortium and a group led by Qube Holdings that includes Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and China Investment Corporation (CIC) are considering a joint A$9 billion ($6.5 billion) bid for Australian rail...
IDFC Alternatives will buy a controlling stake in a Bangalore toll road from NCC Infrastructure Holdings - which is backed by The Blackstone Group - and Soma Enterprise at an enterprise value of INR7.5 billion ($109 million).
As Australia rebalances its economy in the wake of the commodities downturn, services are coming to the fore. Private equity investors continue to see consolidation opportunities
Peter Wiggs, CEO of Archer Capital, on why the IPO slowdown has helped PE deal flow, the attractiveness of education and healthcare, and recently spun-out Archer Growth
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The rapid descent of Dick Smith Electronics from a $500 million valuation to bankruptcy has led to sharp criticism of private equity. Once again, the industry must explain why it isn’t the bad guy
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Chinese electronics manufacturer TCL Group has partnered with Tsinghua Unigroup, an investment arm of Tsinghua University, to launch an industry M&A fund with a target of RMB10 billion ($1.53 billion).
Anacacia Capital has supported a management buyout of Big River Group, an Australia-based manufacturer of construction materials. The deal comes as the GP is said to be readying its third fundraise, targeting A$250-300 million ($179-215 million).
KV Asia Capital has acquired a controlling stake in TF Value-Mart, a leading hypermarket chain in Malaysia.