Corporate Private Equity

Asia Buyout

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The Carlyle Asia team engages in buyouts, privatizations and strategic minority investments in partnership with experienced management teams throughout Asia, generally excluding Japan.

Carlyle Asia Partners I

Launched in 1999 at $750 million, this fund conducts leveraged buyout transactions in Asia in targeted industries.

Investment Industry Acquired Status
Boto International

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Boto International Holdings Limited was a supplier of artificial Christmas trees.

Consumer & Retail Aug 2002 Exited
Caribbean Investment Holdings Limited

Caribbean Investment Holdings Limited sells and administers holding companies incorporated in a variety of worldwide jurisdictions.

Technology & Business Services Aug 2004 Exited
China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co. Ltd. (formerly China Pacific Life Insurance)

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co. Ltd. (formerly China Pacific Life Insurance) was a leading multi-line insurance group.

Financial Services Dec 2005 Exited
KorAm Bank

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, KorAm Bank was the seventh largest national commercial bank in Korea with approximately 226 branch locations and 4,250 full and part-time employees.

Jun 2000 Exited
Mercury Corporation

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Mercury Corporation was a manufacturer and supplier of telecom equipment in Korea.

Telecom & Media Nov 2000 Exited
Pacific China Holdings

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Pacific China Holdings Ltd operated a chain of nine department stores in China.

Consumer & Retail May 2001 Exited
Taiwan Broadband Communications

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Taiwan Broadband Communications was Taiwan's first professionally operated multiple-systems operator and was the third largest cable television MSO in Taiwan.

Telecom & Media Jul 1999 Exited
WILLCOM, Inc.

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, WILLCOM, Inc. was a Japanese provider of wireless data and voice services to corporate and individual customers.

Telecom & Media Oct 2004 Exited

Carlyle Asia Partners II

Launched in 2005 at $1.8 billion, this fund conducts leveraged buyout transactions in Asia in targeted industries.

Investment Industry Acquired Status
Chongqing Polycomp International Corporation

Chongqing Polycomp International Corporation is the third largest China-based manufacturer of high-performance glass fibers for the composite reinforcement and yarns market.

Industrial Jun 2006 Exited
Coates Hire Limited

Coates Hire Limited is the largest general equipment rental company in Australia.

Industrial Jan 2008 Current
Eastern Broadcasting Company

Eastern Broadcasting Company is one of Taiwan’s largest television programmer and channel operators.

Telecom & Media Jul 2006 Current
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. is a global leader in the design of embedded semiconductors for wireless, networking, automotive, consumer and industrial markets.

Technology & Business Services Dec 2006 Current
Housing Development Finance Corporation

Housing Development Finance Corporation is a public company in the financial services sector.

Technology & Business Services Jul 2007 Exited
Hyundai Communications & Network

Hyundai Communications & Network is one of the four largest cable multiple systems operators in Korea.

Telecom & Media Oct 2006 Current
kbro Limited (formerly Eastern Multimedia Company)

kbro Limited (formerly Eastern Multimedia Company) is one of the two largest cable multiple systems operators in Taiwan.

Telecom & Media Jul 2006 Current
Ta Chong Bank

Ta Chong Bank is a mid-sized commercial bank in Taiwan.

Financial Services Oct 2007 Current
Yangzhou Chengde Steel Tube Co. Ltd.

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Yangzhou Chengde Steel Tube Co. Ltd. was a manufacturer of large diameter seamless steel pipes.

Technology & Business Services Mar 2007 Exited
Zhejiang New Century Hotel Investment & Management Group Limited

Zhejiang New Century Hotel Investment & Management Group Limited is a leading hotel operator and the largest privately owned hotel operator in China.

Consumer & Retail Nov 2007 Current

Carlyle Asia Partners III

Launched in 2007 at $2.55 billion, this fund conducts leveraged buyout transactions in Asia in targeted industries.

Investment Industry Acquired Status
7 Days Group Holdings Limited

The second largest budget hotel chain in China.

Consumer & Retail Jul 2013 Current
Focus Media Holding Limited

A multi-platform out-of-home advertisement display company.

Telecom & Media May 2013 Current
China Fishery Group Limited

China Fishery Group Limited is a global industrial fishing company focused on the harvesting, processing and distribution of three major fish species: Pollock, Peruvian Anchovy (for fishmeal and fish oil) and Jack Mackerel.

Consumer & Retail Jul 2010 Current
CP Pokphand Co. Ltd

CP Pokphand Co. Ltd. is the second largest livestock feed producer in China.

Industrial Jul 2010 Exited
Greater China Intermodal Investments LLC

The joint venture focuses on bringing together Chinese shipbuilders, lenders and state-owned companies to support China's desire to increase the amount of cargo it controls.

Transportation Aug 2011 Current
Guangdong Yashili Group Co., Ltd.

<SPAN">Guangdong Yashili Group Co., Ltd. is one of China’s largest infant formula companies.

Consumer & Retail Sep 2009 Exited
Haier Electronics Group

Haier is a leading consumer electronics company based in Hong Kong.

Consumer & Retail Aug 2011 Current
Healthscope Limited

Healthscope Limited is the second largest private hospital provider in Australia.

Healthcare Oct 2010 Current
India Infoline Ltd.

IIFL offers advice and execution platform for the entire range of financial services covering products ranging from Equities and derivatives, Commodities, Wealth management, Asset management, Insurance, Fixed deposits, Loans, Investment Banking, GoI bonds and other small savings instruments.

Financial Services May 2011 Current
Jiangsu Sinorgchem Technology Co., Ltd.

Jiangsu Sinorgchem Technology Co., Ltd. is China's largest producer of para-phenylenediames, which is a key rubber chemical additive.

Industrial Jun 2008 Exited
Mandarin Hotel Holdings Limited

Established in 2006, Mandarin Hotel Holdings Limited operates a designer hotel chain in China, with 25 hotels in Beijing, Tianjin, Dalian, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Ningbo.

Consumer & Retail Jun 2012 Current
Natural Beauty Bio-Technology Limited

Natural Beauty Bio-Technology Limited is one of Greater China’s largest skin care product and beauty spa service providers with the bulk of its operations carried out via franchised beauty spas in the PRC and Taiwan.

Consumer & Retail Oct 2009 Current

Carlyle Asia Partners IV

Investment Industry Acquired Status
ADT CAPS Co., Ltd.

ADT Caps is one of the leading advanced security monitoring and dispatch service providers in South Korea.

Consumer & Retail May 2014 Current
Ganji.com

 Ganji,.com is a prominent operator of onlin

Technology & Business Services Aug 2014 Current