Carlyle, Nomura said to jointly bid for Orion Breweries

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Asahi Group Holdings Ltd., which holds 10 percent of Orion, would remain a shareholder

CVC Capital launches $5b fifth Asia vehicle, files with SEC

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The fifth fund follows its predecessor CVC Asia Fund IV that had raised $3.5 billion in May 2014


Baring PE, CVC among suitors to be shortlisted for $1.5b Godiva Asia sale

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North Asian buyout firm MBK Partners and Marunouchi Capital were also shortlisted to proceed to the next round of bidding.


Chinese retailer Suning commits $50m in Yunfeng-led vehicle for iKang privatisation

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In March 2018, iKang first announced a $1.4-billion going private transaction led by Yunfeng Capital and Alibaba.


Malaysia may discuss dropping Goldman’s $7.5b charges for 1MDB case

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The country filed criminal charges against the lender in December, the first for Goldman, and may discuss dropping those allegations if the bank pays the sum.


IIFL AMC raises $133m for its India Private Equity Fund

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IIFL plans to deploy the fund over the next three years and is looking to build a portfolio of around a dozen investments.


Morgan Stanley taps China’s rich looking to set up family offices in Singapore

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Chinese millionaires are increasingly looking to set up offshore structures to protect their fortunes from the mainland’s newly toughened tax regime.


Warburg Pincus leads around $100m funding in Vietnamese e-wallet MoMo

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The fintech company was earlier backed by Goldman Sachs and Standard Chartered Private Equity in its Series A and B rounds.


CPPIB plays to pip other global investors as it seeks to grow SEA logistics portfolio

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The key is to make a move and be in the under-served markets in Southeast Asia “before other institutional investors come in,” according to Jimmy Phua, Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Investment Asia at CPPIB.


Edelweiss raises $1.3b to acquire stressed assets in India

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India’s banks led by State Bank of India is seeking to off load stressed assets as they seek to clean up loan books and revive lending.