Global private equity and venture capital news and research


26 May 2016

KKR in rescue talks with airbag maker Takata

auto-245448_960_720 US buyout house KKR & Co is reportedly in talks to buy a majority stake in Japanese air bag maker Takata.

23 May 2016

Carlyle seeks $1bn for Asia Growth Partners V

zen-garden-1143441_640 Global private equity firm Carlyle has launched fundraising for a new Asia-focused growth fund with a target size of $1bn, sources with knowledge of the matter told AltAssets.

23 May 2016

Permira buys John Masters Organics for $364m

demonstration-425278_960_720 Global private equity firm Permira has bought organic cosmetics brand John Masters Organics for $364m.

18 May 2016

Geodesic Capital closes debut fund on $335m

startup-593316_640 Geodesic Capital, a growth stage venture capital firm aiming to bridge Silicon Valley and Japan, has closed its maiden fund on $335m.

12 May 2016

A platform strategy works best for renewable investments in Asia $

kwa Partners Group prefers a platform strategy for its renewable investments in Asia due to the local market specifics, Andrew Kwok told AltAssets.

25 April 2016

Permira plans potential IPO of sushi chain Akindo Sushiro

sushi-926628_1920 European private equity major Permira is reportedly eyeing the sale of Japanese sushi restaurant chain business Akindo Sushiro through an IPO that could value it at about $1.4bn.

6 April 2016

Blackstone reshuffles Asia Pacific management

news_asia_lrg Global private equity firm Blackstone has introduced a new leadership structure of its Asia Pacific operations to "enhance management capabilities across the region".

18 March 2016

Orix expands PE business into US, plans $1bn in deals

new-york-817973_1280 Japanese financial services company Orix is reportedly planning to spend $1bn on US private equity deals.

17 March 2016

Frazier Healthcare teams with Takeda to launch Japanese bio business

test-tubes-904546_1920 Specialist US private equity firm Frazier Healthcare Partners has teamed with Takeda Pharmaceutical to form a Japan-based biopharma business called Outpost Medicine.

14 March 2016

Carlyle makes second Japan-based deal in a week with WingArc1st buy

japan-1184122_640 Private equity major The Carlyle Group is making a second investment from its Japan Partners III fund in a week, with the takeover of software company WingArc1st.

Page 3 of 4812345...102030...Last »

Legals & Terms of UsePrivacy Policy

AltAssets is registered as a trademark of Investor Networks Limited (06695690).
Registered Office: WeWork 4001, 1 Fore Street, London, EC2Y 5EJ
Content is © AltAssets 2000-2016