Corporate

Our Corporate section provides you with insights on M&A, funds and restructuring. For instance, Mac clauses shifting in Europe, restructuring lessons in the UK and Indonesian private equity tips.  We know that deals change all the time so we show readers what the market standard is at that moment in time.  Subscribers receive a regular email alert.

Funds

  • Sri Lanka bank deal sparks PE interest

    26 Aug 2014

    TPG’s acquisition of up to 75% of Union Bank of Colombo is Sri Lanka’s biggest private equity deal. It also signals increasing interest in the south Asian country

  • Indonesia’s offshore PE opportunities

    15 Aug 2014

    Walkers' Thomas Granger and Casheen van Halder explain why changes to Cayman Islands’ laws could help boost the Southeast Asian nation's growing private equity sector

  • India’s budget sinks tax clarity expectations

    18 Jul 2014

    Prime Minister Modi's budget announcement wasn’t as bold as expected. But market participants hope the changes were enough new foreign investors’ interest in India

  • Foreign AIFMs to sidestep private placement

    16 Jul 2014

    The EU’s major fund centres have made private placement under the incoming AIFMD a non-issue for US and Asian asset managers.

  • Competition sparks new PE tactics

    15 Jul 2014

    Increased regulation and competition from traditional limited partners is forcing global private equity firms to use more innovative financing solutions

  • China private equity needs new strategies

    17 Jun 2014

    Private equity houses can no longer rely on China’s growth rate for investment success. They must find companies with better business models

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M&A

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Restructuring

  • Suzlon restructuring sets FCCB precedent

    26 Aug 2014

    The restructure of Suzlon Energy’s foreign currency convertible bonds is the largest in India to date. It also demonstrates that offshore bondholders and onshore lenders can reach a solution together

  • More detail on UK pre-packs needed

    02 Jul 2014

    Recommendations aimed at cleaning up the negative image of pre-pack administrations have been met with scepticism from key industry participants.

  • Federal judge: lessons from US bankruptcy

    18 Jun 2014

    A US bankruptcy judge has shared his insights on the recent evolution of the country’s highly-regarded business reorganisation regime

  • How APCOA Parking decision could boost UK schemes

    07 May 2014

    The use of UK SOAs for foreign-incorporated companies has been boosted by a decision to allow German company APCOA Parking to use a scheme despite minimal connection to the country

  • Italian banks turn to private equity for bad loans

    23 Apr 2014

    Two Italian banks have signed a deal with KKR and Alvarez & Marsal to pool troubled loans in a move that could prompt further private equity involvement in Europe’s stricken lenders

  • Spain’s new bankruptcy law: B+ for effort

    25 Mar 2014

    Spain has overhauled its bankruptcy regime in a bid to make it easier for ailing companies to avoid liquidation. But the long-anticipated reforms will likely need further amendments to ensure they are workable

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