The Carlyle Group Exits Its Stake in Haier Electronics Group (Asia)

Source: Asian Venture Capital Journal | Author(s): Winnie Liu

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has sold its remaining 5.24 percent stake in China-based home appliance manufacturer Haier Electronics Group for HKD3.3 billion (approximately US$424.4 million). Carlyle sold 140 million shares at HKD23.50 (approximately US$3.03) per share on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The firm initially invested in Haier in 2011 in a transaction structured through Carlyle Asia Partners III.