Sequoia Part-Exits Bona Film Stake to Company Founder (Asia)

Global venture capital firm Sequoia Capital has exited part of its stake in Bona Film, a Chinese film distributor, to the company founder for approximately US$16.5 million. The private equity firm agreed to sell 1.5 million ordinary shares to Founder, Chairman and CEO Dong Yu at US$11 apiece, a… Read More

Kunlun Energy Secures Anchor Investors (Asia)

Asia-based private equity fund manager RRJ Capital and Temasek, Singapore’s state investment agency, are investing approximately US$600 million to anchor Kunlun Energy’s US$1.35 billion public capital raising. Kunlun Energy, a Hong Kong-listed unit of PetroChina, is a Chinese oil and gas exploration, development and production company. The company plans… Read More

CVC Capital Partners Sells StarBev to Molson Coors Brewing Company (CEE/CIS)

Global private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has announced its sale of StarBev to Molson Coors Brewing Company for EUR2.65 billion (US$3.47 billion). Headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands and Prague, Czech Republic, StarBev operates nine breweries in Central and Eastern Europe. CVC invested US$1.2 billion in StarBev L.P. for it… Read More

Navis to Take Adampak Private in US$110.7 Million Buyout (Asia)

South and Southeast Asia-focused private equity investor Navis Capital Partners has offered to purchase Adampak Limited, a Singapore-listed producer of labels, nameplates and die-cut parts, for approximately US$88 million. The bid is being made through investment holding company Safe Label Group and Navis has requested the right to seek… Read More

Advent International Invests in CARE Hospitals (Asia)

Global private equity firm Advent International has announced it will invest US$105 million of equity capital in India-based CARE Hospitals—a multi-specialty hospital chain—by acquiring shares from some of the company’s existing investors and injecting additional capital into the business. The capital will be used to help the business consolidate… Read More

VenturEast, Zephyr Invest US$6 Million in e2E Rail (Asia)

India-focused private equity firms Zephyr Peacock Management India and VenturEast, through its VenturEast Proactive Fund, have jointly invested in e2E Rail, an Indian rail services company, for approximately US$6 million. Both funds reportedly plan to invest an incremental US$6 million in the company over the next several years. The… Read More

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