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27 June 2016

Ex-Providence, Actis exec Kheterpal launches $15m India startups fund

indian-flag-1079100_1920 Experienced Indian private equity investor Manish Kheterpal has reportedly launched a $15m early-stage investment fund focusing on tech startups in the country.

24 June 2016

LPs increased interest in Central Africa is yet to materialise into investments, says XSML exec $

africa-tanzania_sq Despite a rise in interest from private investors, investment in Central Africa is still limited due to their perception of the region according to XSML Capital managing partner Barthout van Slingelandt.

24 June 2016

Private equity firm bids for Chinese travel business Qunar

rigby-island-1144440_1920 Private equity firm Ocean Management has offered to take US-listed Chinese travel business Qunar Cayman Islands private.

23 June 2016

PE-backed Varsity Education hires banks to run IPO

school-298680_1920 Private equity-backed Indian school-age education business Varsity Education Management has reportedly chosen banks for an IPO next year which could raise up to INR20bn ($296m).

23 June 2016

KKR, Fajr decline to bid for dairy company NFPC, stake sale scrapped

cow-932817_1920 Middle East food and dairy business National Foods Products Company has reportedly given up the ghost on its planned majority stake sale, after being unimpressed with the quality of bids.

17 June 2016

Abraaj gets IFC commitment towards $200m-targeting Pakistan fund

pakistan-71671_1280 Emerging markets private equity giant Abraaj has picked up a cornerstone commitment from the IFC towards a $200m fund targeting Pakistan.

15 June 2016

KKR signs MOU with E-Land for Korean hypermarket chain buy

supermarket-949913_1920 US private equity major KKR has signed a binding memorandum of understanding to buy hypermarket chain Kim's Club from Korean retail group E-Land.

10 June 2016

Three major changes shape PE in emerging markets over past decade $

nick_luckock_1 Three major factors have changed the face of private equity in emerging markets, according to Actis partner and head of financial services, Nick Luckock.

8 June 2016

EQT exits Modern Metal to Chinese PE firm JD Capital

acetylene-1239329_1920 European buyout house EQT has exited its investment in Chinese aluminium die casting manufacturer Modern Metal & Precision Holdings to Asian private equity firm JD Capital.

7 June 2016

Mediterrania makes Morocco’s MedTech latest Fund II investment

flag-357297_1920 Africa-focused private equity firm Mediterrania Capital Partners has tapped its second fund to pick up a stake in Moroccan IT business MedTech.

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