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Company Overview of Baring Private Equity Asia

Company Overview

Baring Private Equity Asia is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital, middle market, buyouts, buyback, restructuring, and recapitalization investments. It invests in sectors including alternative energy, media, financial services, consumer, industrial, and real estate. The firm primarily invests in companies based in Asia Pacific with a focus on China, India, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia, and Taiwan. It typically invests around 30 to 40 percent of its capital in China-based businesses. For real estate investment, it seeks to invest in emerging Asia, including China, India and Southeast Asia and mature markets like Japan and Australia. It invests in compan...

Suite 3801

Two International Finance Centre

8 Finance Street


Hong Kong

Founded in 1997


852 2843 9300


852 2843 9372

Key Executives for Baring Private Equity Asia

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 46
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director
Age: 44
Managing Director
Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Baring Private Equity Asia Key Developments

Private Equity Firms Reportedly Eyes Stake In CMS Info Systems

Baring Private Equity Asia, Bain Capital, LLC, The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG), Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO), Advent International Corporation and Apax Partners LLP are eyeing to take control of CMS Info Systems Pvt. Ltd., as-The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) has decided to put the firm on the block, reported Economic Times. Blackstone has recently initiated the process and has mandated Rothschild to help them find a new buyer, said multiple sources involved directly. Economic Times added that interestingly, so far, only large financial sponsors have been approached and other global strategic players who compete with CMS have been left out, leading many to speculate that the company does not want to open its books and other commercial details to competition. However, there is a possibility that the Grover family too may exit along with Blackstone. These talks are however still preliminary in nature. A Blackstone India spokesperson told ET, in response to a detailed questionnaire, "We do not comment on any speculation, market or otherwise." Spokespersons of the Apax, Bain, Apollo did not want to comment on rumours while mails sent to Shweta Jalan, Advent's India Head and Managing Director, did not get any reply till the time of going to press.

Richa Industries Reportedly In Talks Of A Takeover

Richa Industries Ltd (BSE:532766) is in talks with a clutch of private equity players and a Kolkata-based textile group to sell its business for around INR 1.5 billion, The Times Of India reported citing sources in the know of the development. Destimoney Securities Private Limited is learnt to have bagged the mandate from Richa Industries Ltd to conduct the sale process. Baring Private Equity Asia and Capital International are among the private equity players in the race.

GIC And Baring Asia Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Stake In PNB Housing Finance

GIC Pte. Ltd. and Baring Private Equity Asia are in separate talks to invest about $175 million to buy 49% stake in PNB Housing Finance Ltd. from New Silk Route, two people with knowledge of the matter said. Baring Private Equity Asia and New Silk Route Growth Capital declined to comment. GIC did not immediately respond to a Reuters query.

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