Selling shareholders Permira and KKR have received proceeds of €431m
Is Baring Private Equity Asia's flood of secondary buyouts from other GPs indicative of a wider trend in the industry in Asia?
Thyrocare Technologies, an Indian diagnostics company with several private equity backers, has filed for a domestic IPO.
China’s securities regulator has suspended listings and fundraising by domestic private equity firms on the National Equities Exchange and Quotation (NEEQ) system, also known as the New Third Board.
Ujjivan Financial Services, an India-based microfinance institution (MFI) that has been awarded a banking license, has filed for an IPO, which would facilitate exits for several private equity backers.
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has approved the acquisition of cable television provider China Network Systems (CNS) by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) and Far EasTone Telecommunications.
Bain Capital has agreed to sell its entire 50% stake in Japan's Jupiter Shop Channel to Jupiter Communication (J:COM), a company part-owned by Sumitomo Corporation. Bain bought its interest from Sumitomo at a valuation of JPY100 billion (then $1.3 billion)...
Baring Private Equity Asia is set to buy Singapore-listed precision engineering business Interplex Holdings after CVC Capital Partners and Standard Chartered Private Equity agreed to tender their combined 57.7% interest in the company.
Shares in Indian medical diagnostics service Dr. Lal PathLabs gained more than 50% on debut following the company's INR6.3 billion ($95 million) IPO.
Focus Media, a Chinese outdoor advertising business taken private in 2013 by the CEO and a consortium of private equity investors, has re-listed in Shenzhen.
The Blackstone Group has acquired a minority stake in India-based IBS Software for $170 million, facilitating an exit for General Atlantic.
IFM Investors has agreed to sell Australia-headquartered renewable energy platform Pacific Hydro to China’s State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC).
TPG Capital has returned $1.55 billion to investors from its Asia portfolio in 2015, including $775 million from the sale of HCP Packaging to Baring Private Equity Asia.
Ample liquidity and a tech boom drive up investment activity; venture takes center stage in a relatively quiet fundraising environment; exits do not disappoint, but fail to match the highs of 2014.
What do the next 12 months have in store? AVCJ has some ideas, but first here is a review of the predictions made for 2015…
From Australia to China and buyouts to venture, industry participants give their perspectives on the year to come for fundraising, investments, and exits
Shenzhen Cowin Capital is poised to exit jewelry retailer Myray to Gansu Gangtai Holdings following the Shanghai-listed company's agreement to buy a further 36.96% of Myray for RMB170 million ($26 million).
Yirendai, an online peer-to-peer (P2P) online platform owned by China-based micro-credit loan player CreditEase, is looking to raise up to $82.5 million through its US IPO.
Actis has sold a 27.8% stake in Asiri Hospital Holdings (AHH), Sri Lanka’s largest private hospital group, to TPG Capital’s growth equity unit for LKR7.6 billion ($53.2 million).
Atlassian, an enterprise software company founded in Sydney by two Australian entrepreneurs, has raised $462 million in its NASDAQ IPO after raising the price of the offering once again.
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) has agreed to sell its 38.7% stake in Sino Gas to Zhongyu Gas. The buyer participated alongside MSPEA in the privatization of Sino Gas last year and will now take a majority stake in the business.
Navis Capital Partners saw in ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering a potential leader in the hazardous waste management industry. Getting there was tougher than expected
Pacific Equity Partners took about 12 months to reel in cleaning and catering contractor Spotless, but swift improvements resulted in a 2.4x return within the two years