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Citi Venture Capital to invest $125M in Prometheon
20 Aug 12
The private equity arm of Citigroup is set to invest $125 million, or Rs 700 crore, in Prometheon.
China's Fortune Link ties up with Korea's KDB Daewoo
20 Aug 12
Fortune Link Fund Management Co.
Chinese advertising firm receives private-equity offer
17 Aug 12
Focus Media Holding Ltd received a bid from private-equity firms in what would be the country’s largest leveraged buyout.
Asia Alternatives raises over $1.5B
8 Aug 12
Asia Alternatives raised more than $1.5 billion in new funds to invest into fund managers across Asia.
Romney's Bain Capital raises $2.3B for second Asia fund
12 Jul 12
Bain Capital LLC has completed fundraising for its second Asia fund, closing at $2.3 billion.
Asian private equity fundraising down in first half
12 Jul 12
Private-equity fundraising and transactions decreased in almost every country in Asia during the first half of 2012, including China.
India's PE investments drop 34% in June quarter
11 Jul 12
India's Private Equity firms invested 34% less T about $1,848 million across 102 deals during the quarter ended June.
StandChart Private Equity invests in Smoothies Korea
9 Jul 12
Standard Chartered Private Equity Ltd.
Lippo luring private equity firms to Indonesia
9 Jul 12
Lippo Karawaci is drawing private equity firms on its possible sale of as much as 49 percent of its unit Siloam Hospitals.
Two infrastructure funds put India plans on hold
7 Jul 12
Two large infrastructure-focused private equity funds have put their investment plans in India on hold.
Indian investors take to crowd funding
7 Jul 12
Crowd-funding has increasingly made inroads into India.
Blackstone, KKR eye Shriram unit stake
4 Jul 12
Blackstone Group and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co are discussing to buy a large stake in the cement unit of the Shiram Group.
BofA, Goldman benefits from Malaysia deal boom
2 Jul 12
Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and J.P.
Malaysia makes Islamic equity standards more stringent
20 Jun 12
Malaysia is making its guidelines for equities that qualify for Islamic investment more stringent.
SK Group launches private equity fund for small subcontractors
14 Jun 12
SK Group launched a $85.6 million private equity fund to invest in its small subcontractors with proven growth potential.
Kuwaiti fund to pour $150M into Malaysia IHH IPO
14 Jun 12
Kuwait Investment Authority will invest about $150 million in Malaysian firm IHH Healthcare's planned $2 billion IPO in Kuala Lumpur and...
Insurance companies to continue investing in private equity: research
8 Jun 12
Around two-thirds of the leading global insurance companies are planning to make new private equity investments within the year.
India's private equity funds tap small town ventures
12 May 12
Private equity players are turning to smaller cities and towns across India for stellar investment opportunities.
Lok Capital may exit Janalakshmi Financial Services
23 Apr 12
Lok Capital is preparing to exit from its investment Janalakshmi Financial Services, an urban microfinance company.
Innovation needed to spur Islamic private equity: strategist
5 Apr 12
A, Islamic Strategic Counsel feels that research and development and innovation in businesses are necessary to spur the growth in Islamic...
Fund managers optimistic on China's equities: HSBC
10 Mar 12
Global fund managers are most optimistic about China's equities, with 56% of respondents holding an overweight view in the first quarter of...
DSP BlackRock declares dividend for Top 100 Equity Fund
4 Mar 12
DSP BlackRock Mutual Fund has declared dividend for DSP BlackRock Top 100 Equity Fund under its regular plan, an open ended equity growth scheme...
Private equity attracted to HK
23 Jan 12
Hong Kong is attracting venture capital investment, said John Tsang, Financial Secretary of Hong Kong.
Aussie private equity groups target Asian investors
20 Jan 12
The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association is working to attract Asian investors.
Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund changes investment policy
14 Jan 12
The Board of the Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc.
KKR, Sequoia among China Outfitters IPO cornerstones
30 Nov 11
KKR & Co LP, Sequoia Capital China and Everbright Private Equity, have committed three-quarters of the $145 million Hong Kong IPO of China...
ABC, Wuxi launch equity investment fund
29 Nov 11
The ABC Wuxi Equity Investment Fund has been jointly launched by Agricultural Bank of China Limited and Wuxi.
UTI Mutual declares dividend for yield fund
27 Nov 11
UTI Mutual Fund has declared dividend for UTI Dividend Yield Fund, an open ended equity scheme.
RHB, SBI to establish clean tech fund
8 Nov 11
SBI Investment Co. will act as the Investment Management Advisor to RHB Private Equity Fund Management Ltd in establishing the Asia CleanTech...
Foreign funds pull out Rs 19,000 crore from Indian equities in first 9 months
12 Oct 11
Foreign funds have withdrawn over $4 billion, or Rs 19,000 crore, from Indian equities in the first nine months of 2011 due to higher risk...
Hong Kong seeks to improve risk management measures
8 Jul 11
The defaults of Lehman Brothers’ entities prompted HKEx to enhance the robustness of its risk management measures and to bring them into...
Repurchase deal on Lehman notes reached with Citibank
8 Jul 11
An agreement has been reached with Citibank Hong Kong on market-linked and equity-linked notes issued by Lehman Brothers between March 2007 and...
Korean investments pursued for Mongolian private equity fund
16 Jun 11
Doran Capital Partners and Eurasia Capital are courting Korean institutional investors for a private equity fund focused on Mongolia.
ECM segment to propel OSK Investment further
4 Feb 11
Both 2009 and 2010 had been good years for the Equity Capital Markets department of OSK Investment Bank.
AmBank issues five new call warrants
26 Jan 11
AmBank issued five new European style cash-settled call warrants.
Public Mutual maintains leadership in private trust industry
25 Jan 11
Public Mutual Berhad maintained its market leadership position in the private unit trust industry with an overall market share of 43 per cent....
HSBC offers Latin equity fund in Hong Kong
11 Jan 11
HSBC Global Asset Management has launched its Latin American Equity Fund into the Hong Kong retail market.
BNY Mellon to manage Australian equities for Russell
23 Nov 10
The Australian equities specialist for BNY Mellon has been named to manage an Australian equity mandate for Russell Investments.
Siam Commercial assists SMEs in locating funds
4 Oct 10
Private equity funds' search for SMEs and latter's financing needs prompts SCB to act as middleman.
Maybank wants bigger slice of equities market
6 Jul 10
Banks on Islamic stockbroking service HOT Broking to expand its curreent 6.5% share in the market.
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