U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital LLC plans to acquire Japan Wind Development Co Ltd through a tender offer in a deal worth up to 9.7 billion yen ($81 million), the Nikkei business daily reported on Monday.
Bankers running the expected A$3 billion ($2.29 billion) initial public offering of Australian software firm MYOB Ltd, owned by Bain Capital, plan to file a prospectus for the sale by end-March, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Outgunned by Chinese and Middle Eastern competitors and lacking the breadth of service of their U.S. rivals, European private equity firms are focusing on specific industries to compete on their home turf.
Japan's Skylark Co Ltd has decided to list in Tokyo on Oct. 9 and will offer up to 112.6 billion yen ($1.1 billion) in shares in its initial public offering, a regulatory filing showed on Thursday.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc is predicting a flood of initial public offerings to be held in South Africa as private equity buyers divest their investments, Bloomberg reported.
Tyco International Ltd has shortlisted the list of private equity firms interested in acquiring the industrial conglomerate's South Korean unit, according to sources interviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
Institutional investors contributed $216.56 billion to US private equity funds last year, a sign of their renewed confidence in the asset class, a report from Private Equity Beat of The Wall Street Journal Blogs said.
The 2012 controversy involving the private equity industry and Washington has not stopped the industry from continuing to offer former public officials with huge paydays, Politico reported.
Private equity firm Blackstone Group has put up for sale its 13.09% stake in Indian drug company Emcure Pharmaceuticals. The stake will be sold to rival private equity firm Bain Capital for INR650 crore.
Bain Capital, the U.S. private equity firm, has bought a majority stake in Canada Goose Inc, a family-owned company which had been seeking an investor to help it meet demand for its high-end cold-weather gear.
Tyco International Inc's South Korean security systems unit ADT Caps is reportedly attracting bids from private equity firms including KKR & Co LP and Bain Capital.
American investment firm JMI Equity is reportedly partnering with Hellman & Friedman to takeover Applied Systems Inc. from Bain Capital for USD1.8 billion. JMI has also been an investor in various Chicago companies including BigMachines, Trustwave and CouponCabin.
A shift in demand from big firms like KKR, Blackstone and Bain Capital to midsize firms like HIG Capital, Sentinel Capital and KPS Capital in investors was seen in a recent survey conducted by Preqin.
Many private equity firms and partnerships are in the process of formulating their bids for diagnostic unit of Johnson&Johnson.
Bain Capital Fund XI, with a projected USD6 billion, is now worth USD2.3 billion.
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