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The emerging markets specialist plans to raise new funds for China and India early next year and intends to make Singapore the hub for its activities in the region.
The tie-up with China's largest private investment house furthers Carlyle's aggressive expansion into the country, where the firm has so far invested more than $2.5bn.
The Cairo-based firm has bought an additional 9% stake in the company from one of its LPs, Emirates International Investment.
The Beijing-based firm raised $1.3bn for CITIC Mianyang Private Equity Fund, which counts China's state pension fund as its largest LP.
The MENA-focused firm and the Palestine Investment Fund, an entity that invests on behalf of Palestinians, have provided a $15m anchor commitment to a fund that will invest in Palestinian SMEs.
The firm has acted quickly on a new pilot scheme from the Beijing government to attract foreign private equity investment. Carlyle Asia Partners RMB Fund, the firm’s second RMB fund, will be managed by the firm’s Asian buyout team.
The firm has acted quickly on a new pilot scheme from the Beijing government to attract foreign private equity investment. It will reportedly raise $732m.
The Cairo-headquartered private equity firm has trimmed its stake in cement platform company ASEC, selling stakes to one of its LPs.
The Zurich-headquartered firm has teamed with Chinese investment company Dalian United to set up China’s first private equity fund of funds manager.
The Hong Kong-based firm has sold its 70.2% stake in cosmetics company TheFaceShop for an estimated 3.5x return.