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Citadel platform ups stake in ASEC Cement

The Cairo-based firm has bought an additional 9% stake in the company from one of its LPs, Emirates International Investment.

CITIC PE raises largest RMB fund to date

The Beijing-based firm raised $1.3bn for CITIC Mianyang Private Equity Fund, which counts China's state pension fund as its largest LP.

Abraaj partners local group to raise $50m Palestine fund

The MENA-focused firm and the Palestine Investment Fund, an entity that invests on behalf of Palestinians, have provided a $15m anchor commitment to a fund that will invest in Palestinian SMEs.

Carlyle sets up RMB fund in Beijing

The firm has acted quickly on a new pilot scheme from the Beijing government to attract foreign private equity investment. Carlyle Asia Partners RMB Fund, the firm’s second RMB fund, will be managed by the firm’s Asian buyout team.

Carlyle sets up second RMB fund

The firm has acted quickly on a new pilot scheme from the Beijing government to attract foreign private equity investment. It will reportedly raise $732m.

Carlyle partners Fosun on $100m RMB fund

The tie-up with China's largest private investment house furthers Carlyle's aggressive expansion into the country, where the firm has so far invested more than $2.5bn.

Aureos to set up shop in Singapore

The emerging markets specialist plans to raise new funds for China and India early next year and intends to make Singapore the hub for its activities in the region.

Citadel Capital in $55m partial exit

The Cairo-headquartered private equity firm has trimmed its stake in cement platform company ASEC, selling stakes to one of its LPs.

Highland backs Chinese media company

The $10m funding round will be used to augment Viva’s team, improve its mobile media platform and develop new products.

CP Eaton names Asia and Europe heads

The Connecticut-based placement agent has promoted David Love and Franklyn Chang to lead its efforts in Asia Pacific and Europe, respectively.

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