The competitive environment for private equity deals in Asia is less intense than at any time in the last 10 years as players investing before the global financial crisis have pared back their activity, says Kyle Shaw, founder and managing director at...
Deal saw founders and previous owner fully exiting the business
TPG Capital has bought a majority stake in Cancer Treatment Services International (CTSI), a US cancer treatment chain focused on India and South Asia. AVCJ understands that the firm paid $33 million for the 65% stake.
US private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisors has acquired a majority stake in Silvergate Media with a view to expanding the company’s presence in China.
Navis Capital Partners has exited its controlling stake in India's Classic Stripes in a buyback led by the family of founder Kishore Musale, with the backing of KKR. The deal is said to be worth INR3.6 billion ($54 million).
Australian mining supplier Bradken has rejected a A$150 million ($117 million) recapitalization proposal from CHAMP Private Equity. It comes seven months after discussions over a previous offer, involving a potential merger with Chile’s Sigdo Koppers,...
PAG Asia Capital and China's Apex Technology are leading a consortium - which also features Legend Capital - that has agreed to buy printing technology and enterprise software company Lexmark International for $3.6 billion.
VIG Partners – formerly known as Vogo Investment – has agreed to buy an 83% stake in Korea-based parking management business HiParking for KRW27 billion ($23 million).
Boyu Capital, Hillhouse Capital and Sequoia Capital have submitted a take-private offer for Chinese auto listings and information service Autohome. This follows Telstra agreeing to sell its majority stake in the business to Ping An Insurance Group.
XIO Group, which targets assets in North America and Europe with a view to unlocking growth potential in emerging markets such as Asia, has agreed to acquire market research business J.D. Power for $1.1 billion.
Goldman Sachs and Blue Sky Alternative Investments have taken a controlling stake in The Pad, an Australian student accommodation group, as part a $1 billion joint venture.
WestBridge Capital Partners has made a public offer to pay INR3.4 billion ($52 million) for a controlling stake in Indian snack maker DFM Foods.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has paid about $1 billion for a majority stake in Lazada, a Southeast Asia-based e-commerce platform founded by Germany's Rocket Internet, in a transaction that values the company at $1.5 billion.
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Urban Purveyor Group (UPG), an Australia-based restaurant chain owned by Quadrant Private Equity, has completed the bolt-on acquisition of Fratelli Fresh, an Italian-style café business with locations throughout Sydney.
Shaw Kwei & Partners has merged two Singapore-headquartered portfolio companies – Beyonics and Chosen – to form a leading Asian-based precision parts manufacturing group.
Alibaba Group and Yunfeng Capital – a PE firm co-founded by Alibaba’s Jack Ma – have joined the investor consortium seeking to privatize Chinese mobile dating app Momo at a valuation of around $3.5 billion.
Samara Capital has paid INR1.51 billion ($22.7 million) for the Indian division of South African drug maker Adcock Ingram Holdings.
Fengate Capital Management has taken a stake in an Australian power plant along with General Electric (GE) and funds managed by domestic infrastructure-focused firm Whitehelm Capital.