China Everbright’s PE vehicle makes final close at $539m

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The fund has already invested over $350 million in various portfolio firms.

Chinese PE Sinocurrent, Hemei Group to set up $1.45b retail-focused M&A fund

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The fund will also establish JVs with global consumer brands operating in China to accelerate their localisation as well as internationalisation of Chinese brands.


VinaCapital, South Korea’s Kiwoom partner for Vietnam investments

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Kiwoom Asset Management will develop and launch new products to invest in Vietnam-based assets, including a multi-asset fund, an index fund, a real estate fund and a fixed-income/corporate bonds fund.


Exclusive: SC Capital pushes back final close of $1b fifth fund to Q2 this year

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The fund was launched in August 2017 and was expected to wrap up fundraising by the end of 2018. 


India: ChrysCapital closes eighth private equity fund at $850m

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The firm will continue its focus on four core sectors—financial services, healthcare, business services, and consumer—but may selectively evaluate deals in manufacturing and digital.


India: AION Capital acquires BPO firm InterGlobe Technologies

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AION Capital had raised its maiden fund in 2014 at $825 million and is in the process of raising its second fund.


US-based Platinum Equity Advisors to acquire SGX-listed PCI for $150m

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PCI is a subsidiary of Chuan Hup Holdings, which currently owns a 76.7 per cent stake in the company.


India’s stressed assets draw record $828m private equity capital in 2018

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With the implementation of the insolvency and bankruptcy code (IBC) in 2016, global and domestic PE funds as well as stressed assets specialists are now scouting for opportunities in India.


Private equity in Southeast Asia ready for the next phase of growth

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Could 2019 mark the coming of age of PE in SE Asia? We ask industry insiders and look at top fundraisings and deals in 2018.


Fractal Analytics in talks to raise $200m from Apax Partners

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Data analytics firm Fractal’s current investors include Khazanah, TA Associates and Mirc Electronics Ltd’s chairman Gulu Mirchandani.