Archer Growth – which is now known as The Growth Fund – is on course to make a partial exit from MotorCycle Holdings, with the Australian motorcycle dealership operator targeting a A$46.3 million ($36 million) IPO.
Only the good prevail as LPs appear wary of China funds; investors continue to seek technology start-up exposure but the check sizes are falling; Korea delivers exits, but other markets fail to shine
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
Tegel Group Holdings, a New Zealand-based poultry producer controlled by Affinity Equity Partners, is looking to raise as much as NZ$481 million ($332 million) through a dual listing in New Zealand and Australia.
Indian education services provider CL Educate has refiled for its IPO, providing a partial exit for PE backer Gaja Capital Partners.
Everstone Capital is expected to sell up to 26.6 million shares in Hinduja Leyland Finance as part of the commercial vehicle financing company’s Indian IPO.
India’s Seaways Shipping & Logistics has filed for an IPO that would see the IDFC Alternatives-backed company issue new shares with an aggregate value of INR800 million ($12 million).
Carlyle Group-backed hospital operator Zhongmei Healthcare has filed for a Hong Kong IPO.
Chinese clothing maker Dalian Dayang Trands has agreed to acquire Shanghai's YTO Express, which is backed by Alibaba Group and Yunfeng Capital, for RMB17.5 billion ($2.7 billion), resulting in a backdoor listing in Shanghai for the courier service provider.
By taking HMV Asia public in Hong Kong through a backdoor listing, AID Partners' objective was to secure China 3D Entertainment as a strategic partner for the business
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), Sabre Partners and other anchor investors have committed INR2.92 billion ($43.6 million) to Indian cancer care services provider HeathCare Global Enterprises as part of its IPO.
SMIT Holdings, a China-focused provider of payment systems and security devices for TV broadcasters, which has several VC investors, is looking to raise as much as HK$291 million ($37 million) through a Hong Kong IPO.
AID Partners is poised to list the HMV Asia business in Hong Kong through a reverse merger, a couple of weeks after making a partial exit from the music and movie retailer to Japan’s World Innovation Lab (WiL).
Blue Sky Alternative Investments-backed healthcare technology company Alcidion has listed in Australia with a A$2 million ($1.4 million) IPO priced at A$0.03 a share.
Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group is seeking to raise RMB10 billion ($1.5 billion) from domestic investors for its film and TV production division – Wanda Media – ahead of a planned onshore listing.
Peter Wiggs, CEO of Archer Capital, on why the IPO slowdown has helped PE deal flow, the attractiveness of education and healthcare, and recently spun-out Archer Growth
The rapid descent of Dick Smith Electronics from a $500 million valuation to bankruptcy has led to sharp criticism of private equity. Once again, the industry must explain why it isn’t the bad guy
China's largest express delivery services provider SF Express, which is backed by several PE investors including CITIC Capital, has confirmed that it is targeting an A-share IPO.
Ascendent Capital Partners has completed its exit from Nano Resources, a components manufacturer for high-speed trains, generating a more than 5x return.
Lakala, a Chinese offline third-party payment services provider owned by Legend Holdings, is set to list on the Shanghai Stock Exchange through a reverse merger.
Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has issued guidelines for Taiwan-based venture capital firms to pursue onshore IPOs.
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.
BeiGene, a Chinese cancer drug developer backed by Hillhouse Capital and CITIC Private Equity, closed up 18% on its first day of trading on NASDAQ following a $158.4 million IPO.
Innovation Works, a Chinese early-stage VC firm founded by ex-Google China head Kai-Fu Lee, has been approved to list on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), an over-the-counter (OTC) market also known as the New Third Board.