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22 January 2014

Affinity Equity Partners raises $3.8bn for fourth Asia Pacific buyout vehicle

Asia-Pacific-focused buyout firm Affinity Equity Partners has raised $3.8bn for its fourth fund, exceeding its $3.5bn hard cap.

9 December 2013

Bain Capital, KKR new names in $1.6bn Tyco Korean security arm bidding

US private equity majors Bain Capital and KKR are among a string of buyout firms which have reportedly made initial bids for the $1.6bn-valued South Korean security systems unit of Tyco International.

29 July 2013

Affinity Equity hits $2.5bn second close amid tricky Asian fund market

Asia Pacific Asia-focused private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners has powered its way to a $2.5bn second close despite a tricky fundraising environment in the regional market.

24 May 2013

Private equity-backed Kyobo bids for ING’s Korean insurance business

Private equity-backed Korean insurance company Kyobo has made a bid for a controlling stake in ING’s Korean insurance business.

17 April 2013

CalPERS sees private equity investments beat public marketsp

california2_sq California’s largest pension system has revealed that investments in private equity showed better returns in February than publicly traded companies.

8 March 2013

Affinity speeds to $1.5bn first close for latest Asia vehicle

Affinity Equity Partners has reportedly hit a $1.5bn first close for its fourth fund just five months after it began marketing the vehicle.

27 February 2013

Washington State pension makes $300m Affinity Asia IV commitment

US pension heavyweight the Washington State Investment Board has committed $300m to Affinity Equity Partners’ fourth Asian private equity fund.

6 December 2012

Blackstone pulls out of Ingham Chickens auction

eggs-10_sq Global buyout giant Blackstone has reportedly pulled out of the sale process for Ingham Chickens, Australia’s largest poultry producer, as the asking price for the business was too high.

23 November 2012

Blackstone, New Hope Group team up for Inghams poultry bid

chickens_sq Blackstone is reportedly planning to team up with China agricultural business New Hope Group in its bid to buy Inghams Enterprises, Australia’s largest poultry producer.

16 October 2012

TPG, Affinity-backed UTAC targets $600m bond issue

Singapore-based microchip testing company UTAC is reported to be looking to refinance some of its debt via a $600m bond issue.

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