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Permira's views on private equity investing in Asia

Permira's chairman for the Asia-Pacific, Guido Paolo Gamucci, talks about the Arysta and Galaxy deals recently completed by the firm.
European buy-out firm Permira set up shop in Asia in 2005 with an office in Japan. In the past six months it has announced an $840 million investment in Macau gaming player Galaxy Entertainment, and a $2.2 billion buyout of Japanese agro-chemicals firm Arysta Life Sciences. Guido Paolo Gamucci is chairman of Permira in the Asia-Pacific, and here he shares his views on the region and its opportunities.

Why did Permira set up its first Asia office in Japan
As part of the team who runs Permira, I was reviewing the potential for us to be in Asia. In 2004, we identified a big æpaperÆ opportunity in Japan. This was the only Asian market which...
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