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TPG Capital, Hong Leong in US$1.2b deal to buy hospitals in S-E Asia
September 16, 2019

Hong Kong TPG Capital agreed to buy hospitals from Columbia Asia for US$1.2 billion with Malaysian conglomerate Hong Leong, as the global buyout firm boosts investments in companies driven by domesti...

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Tax Alert - Reverse Charge Changes Singapore
August 28, 2019

In Budget 2018, it was announced that Singapore will be implementing Reverse Charge ("RC") for business to business (B2B) imported services with effect from 1 January 2020. Under the RC regime, if a ...

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Singapore’s East Ventures and Vickers among top VC funds in the world, according to Preqin report
August 28, 2019

Singapore’s East Ventures and Vickers Venture Partners have been listed among the top-performing funds in the world by Preqin, an alternative assets data source pro...

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Microsoft founder's family office to triple Asia PE Exposure
August 22, 2019

Vulcan Capital, the multi-billion family office of late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is expected to triple its exposure to Asia-Pacific private equity after launching a Singapore office.  To...

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Singapore's RedDoorz hotel chain raises $70m as Rakuten jumps in
August 20, 2019

JAKARTA -- RedDoorz, a Singapore-based hotel startup focused on Southeast Asia, has raised $70 million from investors, including Japanese e-commerce leader Rakuten, as it gears up to take on...

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Decoding VG Siddhartha's letter: Which private equity partner forced CCD founder to buy back shares?
July 31, 2019

In a letter to the company's directors and employees, the Chairman of Coffee Day Enterprises VG Siddhartha said that he has "given up" in the face of pressure from one of the private equity partners t...

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