Emerging Markets Poised to Take PE Share Away From Developed Markets

Washington, D.C. – Global limited partners (LPs) continue to expect their commitments to emerging markets private equity (EM PE) to increase, reflecting investor optimism about these markets’ ability to outperform developed markets, according to the latest EMPEA Global Limited Partners Survey. Three-quarters (75%) of LPs expect their commitments to emerging… Read More

BI Private Equity Buys Extra 3.5 Million Shares of Masan Group (Asia)

BI Private Equity New Markets (PENM), a part of Danish asset management company BankInvest that offers equity capital to unlisted Vietnamese companies, has purchased an additional 3.5 million shares of Masan Group, a holding company with interests in a variety of sectors including consumer products, financial services and resources,… Read More

China Cord Blood Corporation Announces Investment by KKR (Asia)

Global investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Robert & Co. (KKR) has agreed to invest US$65 million in China Cord Blood Corporation (CCBC), a Chinese umbilical cord blood banking operator. The investment, which will be made through the KKR China Growth Fund, will be used in part to support the company’s… Read More

Trimax Raises US$20 Million from Aditya Birla PE Fund (Asia)

Aditya Birla Capital Advisors (ABCAP), the private equity arm of the Aditya Birla Financial Services Group, has invested approximately US$20 million in India’s Trimax IT Infrastructure and Services. The investment was made via the Aditya Birla Private Equity – Fund I. The company plans to use the proceeds to… Read More

Pegasus Capital to Acquire Six Senses Resorts & Spas (Asia)

U.S.-based provide equity fund manager Pegasus Capital Advisors has agreed to acquire the Thailand-based luxury resort and spa business of Six Senses Resorts & Spas. The value of the investment is undisclosed. Under the terms of the transaction, Pegasus will acquire all of the Six Senses and Evason branded… Read More

Ideiasnet Announces the Sale of Softcorp

Ideiasnet, a Brazilian venture capital company that invests in technology businesses, has sold its stake in software distribution company Softcorp to local systems integrator Techresult. Softcorp is one of Microsoft’s partners for systems and solutions development in Brazil. The value of the transaction was R$15 million (approximately US$8.25 million). Read More

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