Private Capital

China private equity firm Orchid Asia raises $920 mln in sixth fund

HONG KONG, Aug 21 - Orchid Asia, one of China's oldest private equity firms, said on Thursday it had closed its sixth private equity growth fund, raising $920 million, well above its original target, on a record of strong returns to investors.

OCBC in talks with Thai tycoon to sell United Engineers stake - sources

SINGAPORE, Aug 21 - Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp , Singapore's second-biggest lender, is in talks with a group linked to Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi to sell its stake in property firm United Engineers Ltd, two people familiar with the talks said.

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INDIA PRESS-Laila Nutraceuticals in talks with PEs to raise $40 mln-Economic Times

Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy. (Compiled by Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bangalore)

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UPDATE 1-Australia's SAI Global returns to profit as suitors line up

* FY14 underlying profit A$45 mln vs A$45.56 mln analysts' fcasts

Regulatory News, 1:14am BST

Australia's SAI Global returns to profit on efficiency gains

SYDNEY, Aug 21 - Australian industry compliance firm and takeover target SAI Global Ltd announced on Thursday a return to an annual net profit from a loss the previous year, hitting analyst forecasts, as it took steps to improve efficiency.

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Silicon Valley startup accelerators on the hunt for health-tech talent

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 20 - What do Dropbox, Stripe, Airbnb and Reddit have in common? These technology firms all received mentorship and money from Silicon Valley's so-called startup machine, Y Combinator.

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UPDATE 1-Carlyle-backed Axalta Coating files for IPO

Aug 20 - Axalta Coating Systems Ltd, a paint coatings company backed by buyout firm Carlyle Group LP, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday for an initial public offering of common stock.

Regulatory News, 20 Aug 2014

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Aug 20 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Wednesday:

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UPDATE 1-Silver Lake, Bain vie for photobook maker Shutterfly-sources

Aug 20 - Silver Lake Partners LP and Bain Capital LLC are among the buyout firms vying to acquire Shutterfly Inc , an online photo-sharing services provider with a market value of $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

Regulatory News, 20 Aug 2014

Silver Lake, Bain vie for photobook maker Shutterfly-sources

Aug 20 - Silver Lake Partners LP and Bain Capital LLC are among the buyout firms in the running to acquire Shutterfly Inc, an online photo-sharing services provider with a market value of $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

Regulatory News, 20 Aug 2014
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Is U.S. economic patriotism hurting?

Any Americans believing that their country is being bought up by the Chinese might want to think again, according to the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment.

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