Monday, February 17, 2020

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EQT opens first Australia office, relocates region head Wong from Singapore

European private equity major EQT has opened its first Australian office as it looks to take advantage of an "abundance of investment opportunities" in the region.

Pacific Equity Partners submits $516.5m Village Roadshow takeover bid

Australian investment house Pacific Equity Partners has submitted $523m takeover offer for film producer and cinema operator Village Roadshow.

Gaw Capital hits $2.2bn hard cap for Gateway Real Estate Fund VI close

Real estate investor Gaw Capital Partners has raised $2.2bn for the final close for its latest China- and Asia Pacific-focused real estate fund, Gateway Real Estate Fund VI.

Apollo appoints ex-Bain Capital MD to lead Japanese PE unit

Apollo Global Management has named former Bain Capital exec Tetsuji Okamoto as a partner and head of its Japanese private equity business.

KKR set to lose CFO Janetschek after 20 years in role

KKR is losing long-serving CFO William Janetschek after more than 20 years in the role.

LPs believe PE returns are at risk from current market, are bracing for downturn...

LPs committed to private equity funds believe their portfolios are facing significant risks from the current macro-environment and high asset prices, the latest Coller Capital Global Private Equity Barometer shows.

Baring PE Asia to buy Lumenis in $1bn-plus deal, a year after courting from...

Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed a buyout of laser-based medical device maker Lumenis from XIO in a deal which valued the company at more than $1bn.

TPG-backed NewQuest hits $1bn final close for Asia Fund IV

NewQuest Capital Partners has collected $1bn of capital from LPs for the final close of its fourth secondaries vehicle.

BWB Partners-backed iMPREG bought by FSN Capital

Danish private equity firm BWB Partners has exited fibreglass pipe liner manufacturer iMPREG in a sale to fellow private investor FSN Capital Partners.

KKR said to target $15bn for new Asia-focused fund

Private equity major KKR is reportedly looking for $15bn of commitments for its latest Asia focused investment vehicle.

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Platinum Equity buys France’s Biscuit International

Platinum Equity has picked up Paris-headquartered baked goods manufacturer Biscuit International.

Permira in exclusive talks for Education First China unit carve out – report

Private equity major Permira is reportedly in exclusive talks with language tutor business Education First for a carve out of its China operations.

Main Capital sells The Patient Safety Company to Clearlake-backed Symplr

Dutch buyout house Main Capital has sold The Patient Safety Company (TPSC) to Clearlake Capital portfolio business Symplr.

Blackstone hires former JH Whitney Capital exec to lead consumer growth investments

Blackstone has appointed former JH Whitney Capital Partners executive Ann Chung as a managing director in its growth equity unit.

Apax Partners to list shoemaker Cole Haan, seven years after buyout from Nike

Apax Partners-backed shoemaker Cole Haan has publicly filed to list on the Nasdaq stock exchange, seven years after the private equity player bought out the business from industry giant Nike.

One Rock Capital eyes hefty fund size hike with $1.5bn-targeting third fundraise

One Rock Capital Partners is eyeing a hefty fund size hike through a $1.5bn-targeting raise for its third flagship investment vehicle.

Thoma Bravo’s turbulent Instructure pursuit reaches ‘best and final offer’

Thoma Bravo's turbulent attempt to buy educational software business Instructure has received a boost after a "best and final offer" from the firm gained backing from the company's board of directors.

CICC Capital said to pull in $229m for biomedicine fund

China International Capital Corporation's private equity arm has reportedly raised RMB1.6bn ($229m) for its latest biomedicine fundraise.

US buyout houses have piled into the UK to pick up Brexit bargains

US private equity houses have been piling capital into UK companies as Brexit jitters and last year's election uncertainty saw valuations slump compared to European peers, new research shows.

Indiana’s Boomerang names new venture partner

Boomerang Ventures has appointed former ClearObject CEO John McDonald as its newest ventures partner.

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