HK-based secondaries investor TR Capital opens office in Mumbai, its third in Asia

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TR Capital has relocated several team members to the Mumbai office and will continue hiring locally.

Singapore: Gateway Partners looks to fully invest $757m PE fund within next year

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The company is working on deals in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt.


CVC Capital acquires Malaysian snack brand Munchy; TAP-KWAP exit

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Munchy was 70 per cent owned by its founders while fund investor TAP Crunch Sdn Bhd with pension fund KWAP held the remaining 30 per cent stake.


Temasek unit’s retail PE bond offering oversubscribed 7.4 times

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Astrea IV Pte’s $90.5-million Class A-1 bond offering for retail investors received about $665.6 million in valid applications. These are the first retail bonds backed by cash flow from private equity investments. 


Blackstone in agreement to acquire Australia’s Investa for $2.3b

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Blackstone’s move is a bet on the future of commercial property across Australia’s east coast, where analysts expect strong demand to support yields even if interest rates rise from their current historic lows.


Dubai’s Abraaj said to plan filing for provisional liquidation

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The Dubai-based investment firm plans to file before June 29 when a court hearing of a petition to liquidate Abraaj Holdings by Kuwait’s Public Institution for Social Security is scheduled.


India: Paragon Partners invests $11m in women’s fashion brand eShakti

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The investment was routed through Paragon Partners Growth Fund-I that has a corpus of $120 million.


CVC Capital said to invest in Indonesia’s top snack producer GarudaFood

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CVC is said to have invested about $150 million in GarudaFood ahead of a planned IPO.


CalPERS commits $300m to TPG’s latest Asia buyout fund

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CalPERS has also approved a commitment of €300 million ($353 million) to Carlyle Europe Partners V.


Temasek, Ascendas-Singbridge back workspace provider Breather’s $45m round

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The latest round, which was led by Menlo Ventures and joined by CDPQ, brings total funding raised by Breather to nearly $120 million.