Creador has completed its first investment in Vietnam, committing VND994 billion ($43.8 million) to Mobile World, the country’s leading mobile device and consumer electronics retailer.
Creador is targeting $500 million for its fourth Southeast Asia and India-focused fund. The private equity firm closed its previous vehicle at $415 million in late 2016.
Creador has invested INR2.15 billion ($32.9 million) in Ujjivan Financial Services, the publicly listed holding company for Ujjivan Small Finance Bank.
Philippines-focused private equity funds are young and unproven. The investment theses need to play out – ideally resulting in more deal flow for larger GPs – for the industry to come of age
With a $45 million investment from Creador, Indonesian hospital chain Medikaloka Hermina is preparing its push to reach the country's underserved middle class
Creador has committed IDR600 billion ($45 million) to Indonesia-based hospital chain Medikaloka Hermina.
Creador has invested MYR57 million ($13.3 million) in Bake With Yen (BWY), a Malaysian baking and confectionery ingredients supplier.
Creador has paid INR2.75 billion ($42 million) for a minority stake in Paras Healthcare, which manages a chain of five hospitals in northern India.
South and Southeast Asia-focused mid-market GP Creador has fully exited its investment in Indian tile maker Somany Ceramics for INR3.26 billion ($50.4 million).
Creador has exited its stake in Malaysian financial technology company GHL Group to Actis after scanning a field of strategics and deciding PE was the best backer for the sector
Emerging markets-focused private equity firm Actis has invested MYR290 million ($65.6 million) in Malaysia-listed payment services provider GHL Group, facilitating a full exit for Creador.
Creador has reached a final close of $415 million on its third Southeast Asia and India-focused fund, short of the original $450 million target.
By acquiring Simba, Creador has entrenched itself in a small but fast-growing Indonesian cereal story. Now it will take logistical and marketing expertise to realize the potential of the local consumer market
Creador has committed INR1.2 billion ($17.6 million) to India-based pharmaceutical developer Corona Remedies.
Deal-by-deal investment is gaining traction in Southeast Asia due to a reluctance to back blind pool funds in the region and highly localized deal-sourcing. It is unclear whether the dynamic could, or should, remain
Creador has exited the remainder of its stake in India-based non-banking finance company Cholamandalam Investment and Finance (CIF) for INR2.2 billion ($32.5 million).
The Jakarta Stock Exchange has never been a popular location for private equity exits due to various structural problems. The government wants to address these issues, but there is no quick fix
Creador has acquired a 6.56% stake in 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings, the country’s largest convenience store chain with more than 1,900 stores, for around MYR108.8 million ($25.3 million).
Private equity-backed IPOs are undergoing a revival in India, but innate volatility means they are just one of multiple exit options that GPs should consider
Creador has made a partial exit from Cholamandalam Investment & Finance (CIF), an India-based non-banking finance company (NBFC), securing a 2.8x multiple and a 33% IRR in US dollar terms.
Creador targets mid-market investments in Southeast Asia and India. CEO Brahmal Vasudevan explains why he sees limited competition outside of India, and why he’s excited about the Philippines
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues have traditionally featured in pre-deal due diligence to mitigate risk, but GPs are increasingly called upon to weave these considerations into strategic thinking