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Trump is just another cycle playing out: Expert

David Shen, MD at Olympus Capital Asia, says potential risks could bring about more opportunities for private equity investors.


Cycle of greed and fear alive in markets: Expert

The private equity sector does better in times of volatility in the public markets, says Jean Salata at Baring Private Equity Asia.


China's Yonghui Superstores, Bain to buy US-based Daymon for $413 mln

HONG KONG, Jan 18- China's supermarket chain operator Yonghui Superstores Co Ltd said it would team up with Bain Capital Private Equity to buy U.S. retail services group Daymon Worldwide Inc for $413 million. Yonghui will invest $165 million for a 40 percent stake in Daymon, while Bain Capital will buy 60 percent, the Chinese firm said in a statement late on Tuesday.

Source: Reuters

Turning point for Japanese private equity

Megumi Kiyozuka, CLSA Capital Partners Japan, says that PM Shinzo Abe's pro-business policies have given a boost to the PE sector.


UPDATE 2-Citadel pays SEC $22.6 mln to settle charges of misleading customers

Jan 13- Citadel Securities, the market-making arm of billionaire hedge-fund manager Ken Griffin, has agreed to pay $22.6 million to settle charges that it misled customers about the way it priced trades, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday. "This affected millions of retail orders," said Stephanie Avakian, the acting director of...

Source: Reuters

Demonetization brings about level playing field: Expert

Padmanabh Sinha, managing partner at Tata Capital, explains why he thinks demonetization will be beneficial for investors in India.


India's private equity market

Demonetization is creating more opportunities for PE firms to invest in, says Jayanta Banerjee, managing partner at ASK Pravi Capital Advisors.


Two settle U.S. charges on failing to file stock buys with regulator

WASHINGTON, Jan 17- Danaher Corp co-founder Mitchell Rales agreed to pay $720,000 to settle allegations that he failed to report stock purchases to the government so that they could be vetted to determine if they violate antitrust law, antitrust enforcers said on Tuesday. The Federal Trade Commission also reached a settlement with hedge fund founder Ahmet...

Source: Reuters

MVC Capital Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

PURCHASE, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2017-- MVC Capital, Inc., a publicly traded business development company that makes private debt and equity investments, announced its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ending October 31, 2016.. Total operating income of $37.4 million for the fiscal year ending October 31, 2016, compared to $23.7 million for the...

Source: Globe Newswire

Ex-Visium fund manager identifies insider trading source

NEW YORK, Jan 17- A former Visium Asset Management portfolio manager on Tuesday identified a Washington- based policy expert as having helped him engage in insider trading by tipping him to a yet-announced government funding cut for home health services. Christopher Plaford, who became a cooperating witness for U.S. authorities probing the hedge fund,...

Source: Reuters