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With record dry powder, private equity poised for Asia M&A boom

8:34am EDT

HONG KONG Dealmaking by private equity firms in Asia has surged this year, data showed, underscoring their rising presence in the region's otherwise stolid, tycoon-dominated M&A scene, backed by an unmatched warchest.

Exclusive: HNA held talks with Ant, others as it weighs options for IT unit Pactera - sources

Oct 15 2018

HONG KONG China's HNA Group is exploring an outright sale and other options for its IT outsourcing unit Pactera and has held talks with investors including Ant Financial [ANTFIN.UL], people with knowledge of the situation said.

China's HNA lists property assets worth $11 billion for sale: documents

Oct 09 2018

HONG KONG Chinese conglomerate HNA Group [HNAIRC.UL] has put up for sale property assets worth at least $11 billion, according to documents seen by Reuters, accelerating a push to cut its large debt and restructure.

CORRECTED-China's HNA lists property assets worth $11 bln for sale - documents

Oct 09 2018

* Lists of assets for sale or planned for sale sent in Aug-sources

Japan Inc's global push drives Asia M&As, offsets China slowdown

Sep 27 2018

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Japan M&A volumes are set to break a 19-year-old record and steal the spotlight in Asia this year from cooling Chinese deals, led by blockbuster takeovers such as Takeda Pharma's $62 billion swoop on British drugmaker Shire .

UPDATE 1-Japan Inc's global push drives Asia M&As, offsets China slowdown

Sep 27 2018

* 2020 Olympics big draw for investment in Japan (Updates to indicate picture available)

Japan Inc's global push drives Asia M&As, offsets China slowdown

Sep 27 2018

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Japan M&A volumes are set to break a 19-year-old record and steal the spotlight in Asia this year from cooling Chinese deals, led by blockbuster takeovers such as Takeda Pharma's $62 billion swoop on British drugmaker Shire .

Anbang in talks to sell Japan real estate to Blackstone, other bidders: sources

Sep 26 2018

TOKYO/HONG KONG Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd [ANBANG.UL] aims to sell $200 million worth of Japanese real estate to bidders including Blackstone Group LP , about two years after buying them from the U.S. investment firm, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

China food startup Miss Fresh raises $450 mln in new funding round

Sep 06 2018

HONG KONG Miss Fresh, an e-commerce startup that delivers fresh produce in 20 Chinese cities, has raised $450 million from investors including Goldman Sachs and Tencent Holdings Ltd, the company's financial adviser said on Thursday.

China food startup Miss Fresh raises $450 mln in new funding round

Sep 06 2018

HONG KONG, Sept 6 Miss Fresh, an e-commerce startup that delivers fresh produce in 20 Chinese cities, has raised $450 million from investors including Goldman Sachs and Tencent Holdings Ltd, the company's financial adviser said on Thursday.

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