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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.

20 August 2015

Extra strong MINTs $

lozenges-166975_1280 Large working populations and rapid economic growth prospects characterise Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey. But does institutional private equity have a role to play in the development of the MINTs?

20 August 2015

Tata taps flagship private equity fund to back Uber Indian expansion

india-286_1280 Indian industrial conglomerate Tata has tapped its flagship private equity fund to invest in taxi hailing service Uber as it plans a massive expansion in the country.

18 August 2015

Duet – CI Capital hires Abraaj’s Helal to run $300m Egypt PE fund

egypt-11043_1280 The investment joint venture between alternative asset manager Duet Group and Egyptian investment bank CI Capital has hired Abraaj Group's Amr Helal to run its Egyptian Opportunities private equity fund.

17 August 2015

Carlyle agrees second Brazil deal of 2015 with $204m Tempo share buy

plumbing-585658_1280 Listed US private equity giant Carlyle has agreed a deal for Brazilian roadside and home assistance business Tempo Participações in a deal which could reach BRL718m ($204m).

12 August 2015

Quickfire Banyan Capital fundraises continue with RMB560m vehicle

banyan-tree-514590_1280 China-focused early-stage investment firm Banyan Capital has held a RMB560m ($89m) final close for its second renminbi-denominated fund.

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