Keeping tabs on sustainability credentials at the portfolio and company level will become more data-driven and collaborative. Eventually, getting results will require greater sacrifices
The private equity industry wants more efficient and inclusive ways to raise high net worth money than private bank feeder funds. Technology, in different ways, might provide the answer
The value creation-driven PE playbook on ESG in Asia converts marginal gains into big picture policy wins – provided investors focus on the right areas and the flow of information isn’t stymied
MBK Partners has signed up Partners Group as the anchor investor in an approximately $500 million single-asset continuation fund for its majority stake in Korean fried chicken franchisor BHC.
The swelling bank balances of Australia’s high net worth individuals and family offices are an attractive target for private equity. Access is becoming increasingly formalized across the spectrum
Kedaara Capital and Partners Group have made partial exits from Aavas Financiers, the mortgage business they carved out from Indian non-banking finance company Au Financiers in 2016 and took public two years later.
Baring Private Equity Asia is poised to add to its enterprise technology portfolio with the acquisition of Straive – a Philippines-based outsourcing business previously known as SPi Global – from Partners Group.
Partners Group has agreed to buy India-based broadband provider Atria Convergence Technologies for an enterprise valuation of nearly $1.2 billion, facilitating a full exit for True North and a partial exit for TA Associates.
Partners Group has acquired a 24.9% stake in China’s Apex Logistics from its majority owner Kuehne+Nagel for an undisclosed sum as part of an expansion plan.
The rapid ascent of single-asset continuation vehicles in the US and Europe might be emulated in Asia, but investors are approaching the market with measured optimism
Partners Group is set to generate a 5x return on the sale of its 45% stake in GlobalLogic to Hitachi as momentum in corporate digital transformation makes the IT services player a hot commodity
Partners Group and Canada Pension Plain Investment Board (CPPIB) are exiting a combined 90% stake in US-headquartered GlobalLogic to Japan’s Hitachi at an equity valuation of $8.5 billion.
Employees Provident Fund’s $600 million shariah-compliant co-investment mandate suggests increasing institutional appetite for Islamic finance solutions in private equity. Is the industry ready?
BlackRock, HarbourVest Partners, and Partners Group have been awarded co-investment mandates by Malaysia’s Employees Provident Fund (EPF) totaling $600 million.
Partners Group has committed at least $250 million to Indian door-to-door delivery specialist Ecom Express, facilitating a partial exit for controlling shareholder Warburg Pincus.
SPi Global, a Philippines-based enterprise technology provider controlled by Partners Group, has paid an undisclosed sum for a majority stake in Indian education technology company LearningMate.
Baring Private Equity Asia’s (BPEA) investment committee, including CEO Jean Eric Salata, will contribute 100% of their annual base salaries to a COVID-19 relief fund. The $5 million vehicle will also include commitments from the firm’s balance sheet...
Economic disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak is likely to leave many private equity portfolio companies in breach of their leverage covenants. Borrowers and lenders are looking for a fix
Australian healthcare services provider Healius has rejected a A$2.1 billion ($1.4 billion) buyout offer from Partners Group, saying it doesn’t reflect the fundamental value of the company.
Northern Arc Investments, an India-focused private debt investor, has achieved a first close of $23 million on its Northern Arc India Impact Fund.
Partners Group has been granted a call option on Chinese conglomerate Jangho Group’s 15.9% stake in Australian healthcare services provider Healius, enabling the private equity firm to make a A$2.1 billion ($1.4 billion) bid for the entire business.
Private equity firms in Asia are paying more attention to recruitment at the portfolio level, in some cases allocating dedicated in-house resources. How is it impacting attitudes towards leadership change?
The greater availability of control deals in India is creating opportunities for leveraged lenders as they become more comfortable with the complexities of onshore-offshore capital movements