PRIVATE EQUITY

Expert networks: the matchmakers behind mega-investment deals

HOW do institutional investors justify the multimillion price tag on deals they bet on?

iSTOX issues digital tokens for Astrea VI bonds for the first time

ASTREA VI, the latest series of private equity-backed bonds, has been tokenised by digital platform iSTOX, reducing the minimum investment ticket by up to 10 times for accredited investors.

Temasek's ABC World Asia invested S$98m across five companies in 2020

TEMASEK-BACKED ABC World Asia, a Singapore-based private equity (PE) fund focused on impact investing in Asia, on Thursday said it deployed S$98 million to five companies in 2020, after evaluating...

Old-school sectors could benefit from S$1b in funding platform

LARGE Local Enterprises (LLEs) hit by cautious sentiment in the private equity (PE) market - especially those in traditional sectors such as retail and manufacturing - could gain a boost from a...

Heritas Capital to launch US$30m 'impact investing' venture fund by H12021

SINGAPORE-BASED Heritas Capital Management is planning to launch a US$30 million "impact investing" fund, focused on early-stage technology startups in the healthcare, education and food...

Japfa to sell 80% of Greenfields Dairy Singapore to TPG, Northstar for US$236m

AGRI-FOOD company Japfa will sell 80 per cent of its South-east Asia-branded dairy business to affiliates of private equity firms TPG and Northstar Group for US$236 million in a strategic...

Japfa to sell 80% of Greenfields Dairy Singapore for US$236m to TPG, Northstar

AGRI-FOOD company Japfa will sell 80 per cent of its South-east Asia-branded dairy business to affiliates of investment firms TPG and Northstar Group for US$236 million in a strategic partnership...

PE veteran behind LVMH arm launches own US$500m Asia fund

PRIVATE equity veteran and LVMH executive Ravi Thakran has launched a new US$500 million growth fund less than two months after securing his first special purpose acquisition company (Spac), at an...

Singapore's allure as asset management hub set to continue

SINGAPORE is unlikely to lose its shine as an asset management hub even in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, as developments such as the Variable Capital Companies (VCC) framework and the...

Total disclosed PE and VC deal value down 65% in Q1: EY

PRIVATE equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) activity in South-east Asia was sluggish in the first quarter of 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, though investments in some segments are expected to...

Total disclosed PE and VC deal value down 65% in Q1: EY

PRIVATE equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) activity in South-east Asia was sluggish in the first quarter of 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, though investments in some segments are expected to pick...