VIG Partners – formerly known as Vogo Investment – has agreed to sell the Burger King master franchise for Korea to Affinity Equity Partners, securing an approximately 2.5x return on its investment.
US-based Fairchild Semiconductor International has turned down a $2.6 billion take-private bid from China Resources Microelectronics and Hua Capital.
Sequoia Capital is supporting a take-private Chinese online beauty products retailer Jumei International that has been launched by the company’s founders. It values the US-listed business at approximately $1 billion.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to buy a portfolio of five retirement villages in New Zealand from Australia-listed property and infrastructure group Lend Lease Group.
Nexif Energy, a Southeast Asia-based energy investment platform backed by Denham Capital, has bought a majority stake in a Vietnam hydropower project.
The recent flood of Chinese strategic investment in Germany's industrial sector is reminiscent of the previous episode in 2012 - and the motivations are largely the same
EQT Partners is backing Elevate's audit-plus model to deliver differentiated value in a global testing, inspection and certification market that is already supported by strong tailwinds
Partners Group lost out to Navis Capital Partners when Guardian Early Learning was put up for sale three years ago. The firm wasn't going to let the opportunity slip from its grasp a second time
The board of Australian rail freight and cargo port operator Asciano has accepted an A$8.8 billion ($6.3 billion) takeover bid by a Qube Holdings-led consortium that includes Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and China Investment Corporation...
KKR has acquired a majority stake in Gestamp Solar, a Spain-based developer and operator of solar plants that is looking to expand its business in Japan. The deal values the business at approximately $1 billion.
A joint venture between Kedaara Capital and Partners Group has agreed to buy Au Housing, the mortgage arm of Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) Au Financiers.
TPG Capital and The Carlyle Group have jointly acquired a 15.42% voting interest in Australia’s Greencross, although a buyout offer for the listed pet services business was rejected over the weekend.
Chinese online hotel booking site eLong has agreed to buyout led by a consortium of existing shareholders, including Tencent Holdings and Ctrip. The deal values the company at approximately $647 million.
A Chinese consortium featuring Qihoo 360 Technology – which recently agreed a $9.3 billion private equity-backed take-private – is poised to acquire Norway-headquartered internet browser developer Opera Software for $1.2 billion.
J-Star has launched a tender offer for drugstore chain Aisei Pharmacy that values the JASDAQ-listed company at approximately JPY12.7 billion ($112.5 million). This is the private equity firm’s first-ever tender offer.
An Australian parliamentary committee will launch an inquiry into the collapse of listed domestic retailers following the demise of Dick Smith Electronics, which was previously owned by Anchorage Capital Partners.
China-based Sinovac Biotech, which earlier this week became the target of a take-private bid from its chairman and SAIF Partners, has received a competing offer from a consortium that includes China International Capital Corporation (CICC).
Dongpeng Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed ceramic tiles maker, has received a take-private proposal from its management and existing shareholder Sequoia Capital China.
Apax Partners and other shareholders in Tommy Hilfiger Asia (TH Asia) have agreed to sell their remaining stake in the company to Philips-Van Heusen Corp (PVH), owner of the Tommy Hilfiger parent corporation, for about $172 million.
SAIF Partners has teamed up with the chairman and CEO of Chinese biopharmaceutical player Sinovac Biotech to submit a $345 million buyout offer for the NASDAQ-listed company.
Growing appetite for co-investment among foreign and local institutions in Asia has given rise to a wider variety of advisors offering customized solutions to those with limited in-house resources
David Liu and Ming Lu, who head up KKR’s private equity operations in Asia, discuss dislocation in China and its neighboring markets, engineering cross-border deal flow, and how GPs can differentiate themselves
Partners Group has bought a controlling stake in Australian early childhood education provider Guardian Early Learning Group from Navis Capital Partners at a post-deal valuation of A$440 million ($313 million)
EQT Partners has bought a majority stake in Hong Kong-based social compliance assessment and improvement service Elevate.