The delay to Indonesia’s budget carrier’s listing should have investment bankers very worried: the coronavirus now no longer fits the China-only profile but has infected those merely with exposure to it.
After a precipitous drop in early 2019, investor appetite for Asia-focused buyout funds appears to have made a comeback. With more cash in their bags, private equity funds, such as Hillhouse, CITIC Capital and MBK Partners, are gearing up to make big investments in 2020.
In partnership with China Investment Corporation (CIC) and BNP Paribas, Eurazeo’s China head tells FinanceAsia how France's largest private equity company plans to spend up to Eur1.5 billion to break into the world’s second largest economy.
Delisting stock and privatising is a big undertaking, but Chinese companies are increasingly using this method to both restructure and recapitalise their businesses. With the right financial partner, it can be a great opportunity to revitalise your brand.
Disruption caused by the fractious relationship between the world’s two biggest economies spells opportunity for the nimblest investors. Funds are looking to potentially bridge gaps in broken supply chains, take companies private and carve out Chinese units from MNCs.