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24 February 2015

Baring nails record $3.98bn Asia Fund VI after less than a year

hong kong Baring Private Equity Asia has closed its over-subscribed Private Equity Fund VI on $3.98bn after just over six months in the market.

23 February 2015

VC-backed Heptares Therapeutics sold to Japanese trade partner for $400m

sold-sale-exit-deal UK biopharmaceutical Heptares Therapeutics, whose backers have included MVM Life Science Partners, Novartis Venture Fund and Takeda Ventures, has been sold to Tokyo-listed pharma company Sosei Group Corporation.

23 February 2015

CVC-backed HKBN looking to raise $750m through IPO

broadband adsl CVC Capital Partners is looking to raise up to $750m through Hong Kong’s broadband provider HKBN’s planned IPO.

20 February 2015

Illinois Teachers backs RRJ, Carlyle Japan amid $900m of new commitments

chicago illinois_sq The $44.8bn Illinois Teachers Retirement System (TRS) has backed RRJ Capital’s latest Asia fund amid $900m of new commitments.

19 February 2015

China private equity GPs offer ‘more innovative’ fund structuresp

china A need to attract LPs and a more variable private equity market means GPs in China are much more likely to vary the classic two and 20 fee model as well as other elements to a vehicle, says an industry insider.

19 February 2015

Lei Jun’s Shunwei raises $160m for first RMB private equity, venture capital fund

china Shunwei Capital, which is headed up by Lei Jun, the founder of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, has pulled in RMB1bn ($160m) for its first renminbi-denominated fund.

18 February 2015

TPG sells stake in Indonesian bank BTPN for $461m

indonesia5sq_lrg Private equity firm TPG has sold a 17.5 per cent stake in Indonesia’s PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional (BTPN) in a deal worth over $461m.

18 February 2015

Affinity sees KT Rental bid overshadowed by strategic

car korea Affinity Equity Partners has reportedly been outbid in the race to buy South Korean car rental business KT Rental Corp.

18 February 2015

TPG said to be in shortlist to buy Philippine’s Bank of Commerce stake

at-the-crack-of-dawn-123779-m Global buyout house TPG is reportedly among investors in the running to pick up a stake in the Philippines’ Bank of Commerce.

17 February 2015

Vogo finally exits Tong Yang through $1bn Anbang Insurance buyout

korean-architecture-1442244-18-m Private equity-backed South Korean life insurer Tong Yang has agreed to sell a controlling stake in itself to China’s Anbang Insurance Group for $1bn.

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