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26 August 2016

MBK halts plans to sell ING Life Insurance Korea

Korea flag North Asian buyout firm MBK Partners has reportedly halted plans to sell ING Life Insurance Korea.

19 February 2016

VIG flips Burger King Korea to Affinity Equity in $170m deal

fast-food-632447_1280 Korean private equity investor VIG Partners has sealed the exit of the country's Burger King franchise to Affinity Equity Partners in a KRW210bn ($170m) deal.

16 November 2015

APG, CPPIB form $500m Korean logistics development platform

KOREA Dutch Pension fund manager APG Asset Management and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have established $500m Korean logistics development platform.

16 March 2015

NPS helps UnisonCap raise just under $300m for debut Korean fund $

korean Japan-headquartered Unison Capital has raised nearly $300m for its first Korea-focused private equity fund.

13 March 2015

MBK to exit Korea’s KT Rental via $908m sale

car keys5_lrg Asian private equity firm MBK Partners is set to exit its minority stake in car rental company KT Rental which is being bought by Korean conglomerate Lotte Group.

28 January 2015

Korea’s Pinestreet, Orix bid around $922m for broker Hyundai Securities

stocks2_lrg South Korean private equity firm Pinestreet Group and Japanese financial services firm Orix Corp are reportedly in a battle to buy a controlling stake in Hyundair Securities.

17 November 2014

Korea’s NPS, Carlyle beat competition to by Beijing’s EC Mall for $390m

download (6) South Korean pension fund NPS and its private equity partner The Carlyle Group are said to have bought renowned Beijing shopping centre EC Mall for RMB2.4bn ($390m).

3 November 2014

Standard Chartered PE leads buyout of Korean packaging business with $385m investment

bottles-1-861288-m Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has agreed to invest KRW415 billion ($385m) in the buyout of South Korean conglomerate Hyosung Corporation’s packaging business.

23 September 2014

SC Private Equity leads $48m round for spinout restaurant chain Mad for Garlic

vampire-repellent-497997-m Standard Chartered Private Equity has led a $48m joint investment round for Korea-based Italian restaurant chain Mad for Garlic which has spunout from its owner Sun at Food.

20 August 2014

L Capital Asia to invest $80m in Korea ‘Gangnam’ talent agency

download (2) The private equity arm of French retail mammoth LVMH is reportedly set to buy $80m worth of shares in South Korean company YG Entertainment whose artists include rapper Psy of Gangnam Style fame.

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