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  1. Business - Money - BUYOUTS

    Up to 25% of private-equity firms set to disappear

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... an investing trade plied by 4,500 firms with US$3 trillion in assets, is bracing for a shake-out that has been brewing since the collapse of credit markets choked off a record leveraged-buyout binge. ... is a routine part of the buyout business, today's environment is anything but. Many firms are suffering from below-average profits on their boom-period funds, and top executives from Carlyle Group ...

  2. Borrowing curbs seen capping leveraged buyout activity in China

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck The mainland corporate scene is ripe for the picking by leveraged buyout funds, but restrictive share transfer and borrowing rules will keep a cap on the market in the near future. Leveraged buyout firms borrow money to buy a company in order to expand it and make it more profitable. They then try to sell it at a profit. 'The consensus for private equity firms ...

  3. Asian bonds rebound as risk hungry abandon vigilance to chase high yields

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... come the trappings of a developed market, such as secondary trading and leveraged buyouts which rely on robust credit markets. The new players arriving for the game are one sign ... market's growth, and their more complicated nature raises the market's standards. 'We expect significant leveraged buyout and leverage finance business from Asia in the next few ...

  4. PBOC deputy calls for more leveraged buyouts

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai The mainland should encourage leveraged buyouts to boost economic development, since the tightly regulated finance sector has hampered the growth of domestic ... markets. Mr Su said the government should speed up reforms and innovations to combat the poor economic conditions. Under leveraged buyouts, an acquisition is done through a significant amount ...

  5. Citigroup pullout nips leveraged buyout bid

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Citigroup has ditched a US$282 million, five-year loan it was arranging to finance the leveraged buyout of Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Holdings, according to sources close ... into the buyout talks. Warburg and its partners are still working to save the deal. 'They have not come to a decision yet, so Warburg asked the arranger to pull the syndication on the basis ...

  6. Business - Companies - PRIVATISATIONS

    New World buyout proposal rejected

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:41am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Parent firm's future plans thrown into doubt after 65pc of independent shareholders of the China property unit snub the HK$18.6b offer New World buyout ... asset value. New World said the subsidiary would be able to fund larger property development projects after the privatisation by leveraging its parent company's financial strength, ...

  7. Business - Companies - MEDIA

    Focus Media accepts US$3.7b buyout offer

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... equity companies. This transaction would be the largest leveraged buyout deal in China. It is expected to close in the second quarter of next year, subject to the affirming vote from at least ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Leveraged takeover and delisting of the Shanghai-based display-advertising provider represents China's biggest private equity deal Focus Media to go ...

  8. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: The leverage disconnect

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:22am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Chart of the day: The leverage disconnect Syndicated lending data shows how successful the world's big central banks have been in convincing investors that interest rates will be locked at zero for a very long time. Leveraged loans currently make up close to 40 per cent of all syndicated lending, way above pre-crisis levels. But credit growth in the private sector ...

  9. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    China's Hony ready to make more overseas deals after Pizza Express buy

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:27am by Ray Chan

    ... invested heavily in state-owned firms on the mainland in the past but the Pizza Express deal is its first leveraged buyout in Europe, illustrating its acquisition of more savvy deal-making skills. ... It has 22 in China, including Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing. It sells more than 31 million pizzas a year in supermarkets. "It is a classic leveraged buyout deal, which bolstered our ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Landsea's Tian Ming leverages green expertise during property downturn

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Landsea Group chairman Tian Ming is counting on the company's expertise in green technology and a light-asset business model to ride out the slump, while keeping an eye out for acquisitions Q & A Green-themed de ...




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