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4 September 2015

Abraaj picking up commitments for second Latin America fund

globe-609225_1280 Global emerging markets investment major Abraaj is picking up capital for its second Latin America fund, AltAssets can reveal.

4 September 2015

Sequoia continues Chinese investment by backing Baidu’s school study platform Zuoyebang

Sequoia Capital and Legend Capital have invested in a Series A round for after school study Q&A platform Zuoyebang, which is owned by Chinese search engine giant Baidu.

2 September 2015

PE fundraising across Central, Eastern Europe soars as rest of continent slips $

czech-republic-457019_1280 Private equity fundraising in the CEE region increased more than three-fold in last year, bucking the trend in the rest of Europe according to new research.

2 September 2015

MBK Partners ‘preferred bidder’ for Tesco Korea unit after Temasek tie-up

Supermarket Asian private equity firm MBK Partners has reportedly emerged as the preferred bidder for Tesco's $6bn-valued South Korea unit in the wake of teaming with Singapore sovereign investor Temasek.

1 September 2015

Baring Private Equity Asia seals 40% Weetabix stake buy from Lion Capital

weeetabix Baring Private Equity Asia has sealed its purchase of a 40 per cent stake in UK branded cereal manufaacturer Weetabix owned by private equity house Lion Capital.

27 August 2015

Temasek wades into bidding for Tesco South Korea unit, could team with PE firm

Homeplus Singapore sovereign wealth investor Temasek is the latest investment major to enter the race for the South Korea arm of British supermarket operator Tesco PLC, it is understood.

26 August 2015

Sino-French PE firm Cathay Capital backs Chinese architecture consultancy

water cube China and France-focused buyout firm Cathay Capital Private Equity has tapped its mid-cap fund to back Chinese architecture and engineering consultancy CCDI.

24 August 2015

Ribbit Capital leads $7m GuiaBolso funding round

tree-frog-299886_1280 Ribbit Capital has led a $7m financing round for Brazilian personal finance management platform GuiaBolso.

24 August 2015

PE majors form teams to bid for $6bn-valued Tesco South Korea unit

shopping-cart-761440_1280 Buyout majors interested in Tesco's South Korean Homeplus business have now formed three separate teams to bid on what could be Asia's biggest ever private equity deal, it is understood.

21 August 2015

Galaxy Capital, IDG help Chinese online car trader YouChe to $18.2m round

ford-498244_1280 IDG Capital Partners and Galaxy Capital were among backers of an $18.2m Series B financing round for Chinese online car trading platform YouChe.

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