Standard Chartered said to market $1.5b of PE deals to complete exit

Standard Chartered Plc’s three-year saga to exit its loss-making private equity business, which has investments ranging from Jordanian poultry to a Korean restaurant specializing in garlic, has finally reached the endgame.

The bank is seeking investors to purchase the remaining $1.5 billion of private equity assets and back a spin-off of the 55-strong team running the buyout business, according to people with knowledge of the deal, who asked not to be identified as the details are private.

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