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Warburg Pincus JV commits US$400m to build Indian malls

Mumbai real estate firm Runwal has entered into a partnership with private equity business Warburg Pincus to build a US$1 billion Indian malls platform.

Private equity giant takes stake in Chinese retailer Leyou

US private equity firm Warburg Pincus has signed on to buy a majority stake in Beijing baby products retailer Leyou.

JD invests $306 million in supply chain partner ESR

Chinese e-commerce giant JD has invested US$306 million in its supply chain partner ESR.

Vincom Retail plans share float

Vietnamese mall operator Vincom Retail is planning a $600 million IPO.

Warburg Pincus takes Reiss stake

A majority stake in UK luxury fashion retailer Reiss has been bought by private equity company Warburg Pincus.

Warburg Pincus in $400m bid for MedPlus India

Private equity investor Warburg Pincus is making a bid of up to $400 million for the 1200-store strong MedPlus India pharmacy chain.

Vincom Retail wins US$100m PE funding

Vietnam’s largest mall operator, Vincom Retail, has secured US$100 million in funding from a consortium led by private equity company Warburg Pincus.

PE boost for Indonesian malls

A US-based private equity investor has committed up to US$200 million in a joint venture to roll out shopping malls in Indonesia.

Indian jeweller to get $200m boost

A US private equity firm has invested $200 million into a rising Indian jewellery retailer. Warburg Pincus has agreed to buy a minority, but significant, stake in Kalyan Jewellers according to reports from Reuters on Monday. The investment follows discussions between Kalyan’s owners and several private equity firms underway as early as March of this year. The cash will be used to fund an expansion of the retail network. Headquartered in Thrissur city, Kerala, Kalyan Jewellers is In…

Warburg Pincus eyes stake in Kalyan Jewellers

American private equity company Warburg Pincus is to take stake in India’s Kalyan Jewellers. Warburg Pincus is reportedly in final negotiation to invest around $200 million to buy a minority stake in the chain. “The negotiation with Warburg Pincus is in final stage and is likely to consummate early next month,” said a person knowledgeable with the negotiation. “Singapore-based Temasek is the only other PE firm left in the race for minority stake in Kalyan Jewellers,” added the source. …

Vingroup boosts competitiveness

Vietnam mall developer Vingroup is opening more malls to increase its competitiveness with Korean rival Lotte Group. It will open a seven-storey mall in Ha Long Bay next year as well as in cities including Can Tho, Da Nang, Hai Phong and Binh Duong in the next few years. “Vietnam’s consumer market has so much potential. It always makes sense to be the first big mall in any big city,” said CEO Le Thi Thu Thuy. Last May private equity firm Warburg Pincus invested US$200 million into…

Ethnic wear concept gets PE funds

Indian women’s ethnic wear brand Biba has received an investment worth Rs 3 billion (US$48.8 million) from PE firms Warburg Pincus and Faering Capital. The transaction is the largest private equity investment in the Indian ethnic wear market to date. Established in 1986, Biba has over 330 points of presence across exclusive brand outlets, shop in shops and e-commerce portals across the country. “This investment will enable the company to evolve into a ‘fashion house’ catering to all…