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Weekly Asia News (Friday)

K&L Gates appoints corporate partner in Tapei and Palo Alto offices

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 14:00

Law firm K&L Gates has added Jim Wu, a former general counsel with Yahoo! Asia Pacific, as a corporate partner in its Taipei and Palo Alto offices.


Hong Kong

Kinetic Partners promotes two in Hong Kong team

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 16:13

Kinetic Partners, the global financial services advisory firm, has made two promotions in its team in Hong Kong. »

Fund administration

Augentius Singapore to administer USD1bn L Capital fund

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 12:05

Augentius Singapore has been appointed to administer the L Capital Asia Fund 2, which has commitments of USD1bn. »

Handshake and money

Private equity firm Viola acquires additional RRsat shares for USD9.4m

Thu, 10/04/2014 - 14:26

Israeli private equity company Viola Group has increased its ownership stake in RRsat Global Communications by acquiring an additional 6.6 per cent interest from Kardan Communications L for a total investment of USD9.4m. »

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Adamas Finance Asia to invest in BRJ China Private Credit Fund

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 13:28

AIM-quoted investment group Adamas Finance Asia (AFA) is to invest USD500,000 into an investment fund managed by Adamas Asset Management , the Hong Kong-based firm that since February 2014 has been acting as AFA’s investment manager. »


Warburg Pincus to acquire majority stake in mercator from dnata

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 06:09

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus is to acquire a majority stake in mercator, a provider of software and technology-enabled outsourcing solutions to the global aviation industry, from dnata. »


Encore Consumer Capital sells tarte to KOSÉ Corporation

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:03

Private equity firm Encore Consumer Capital has completed the sale of its portfolio company, tarte Inc, to KOSÉ Corporation, a Tokyo-based global cosmetics business with a primary focus on Asia. »

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Trust selects Linedata for fund administration services

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 12:35

The Hong Kong Trust Company has chosen and implemented Linedata Admin Edge to provide fund administration servicing for its client base of individuals, family offices, intermediaries and corporations. »

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CDC makes USD28m investment in India’s Ratnakar Bank

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 06:04

CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, is making a USD28m equity investment in Ratnakar Bank (RBL Bank) in India. »

Handshake and money

Zoyi Capital invests in Camelot Information Systems

Mon, 31/03/2014 - 12:30

Zoyi Capital has completed its USD20m investment in Camelot Information Systems, a provider of enterprise application services and financial industry information technology services in China. »


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