BDA Partners (“BDA”) acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Zoetis Inc, a leading animal health company, in connection with its agreement to divest its Plant Health business in Japan to Nippon Soda Co, Ltd.
BDA Deal Team
Jeff Acton, Managing Director, Tokyo
Toshiaki Yokohara, Director,... - December 07, 2017
BDA is pleased to announce that it was the exclusive financial advisor to FIS, a leading global financial software company, in the company’s transaction to sell its Chinese financial software subsidiary, SunGard Kingstar Data System (China), to Zhongping Capital. Zhongping is a leading alternative... - December 07, 2017
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Chope, one of Asia’s largest dining discovery and reservations apps, has raised growth capital of SG$18m (US$13m). The investment was led by Square Peg Capital and joined by C31 Ventures and Moelis Australia, as well as existing shareholders... - October 18, 2017
BDA Partners, a leader in cross-border investment banking involving Asia, has formed a strategic partnership with Development Bank of Japan (DBJ). As part of the agreement, DBJ has made a growth capital investment into BDA, resulting in DBJ owning 5% of BDA's enlarged equity.
The two firms will jointly... - September 08, 2017
BDA is pleased to announce that its client, UQM Technologies Inc (NYSE MKT: UQM) has entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement (“Agreement”) with China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co Ltd through its wholly owned subsidiary, Sinotruk (BVI) Ltd (collectively, “CNHTC”),... - August 29, 2017
BDA Partners ("BDA") is pleased to announce that its client, OEP Turkey Tech B.V., an investment managed by One Equity Partners ("OEP"), has sold its 48.08% equity stake in Netas Telekomunikasyon AS ("Netas"), to ZTE Corp ("ZTE"), a Chinese multinational telecoms... - August 08, 2017
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, CDx Diagnostics, has completed a majority recapitalization by Galen Partners, a healthcare-focused growth equity investment firm. CDx is an innovative cancer diagnostics company with a specific focus on detecting the precancerous precursors of esophageal... - July 13, 2017
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, International Paper, the world’s largest pulp and paper company, has agreed to sell its foodservice business in China to the Finland-based packaging specialist, Huhtamaki Oyj. The transaction is expected to complete in the coming months, subject... - July 12, 2017
BDA is pleased to announce that it was named Investment Bank of the Year 2017 at the 7th Annual ACG New York Champion’s Awards. Earlier this month, BDA was also named Investment Bank of the Year by The M&A Advisor.
ACG recognized BDA because of its work for clients including: Bain Capital,... - June 20, 2017
BDA is pleased to announce that it was named Investment Bank of the Year 2017 by The M&A Advisor.
The M&A Advisor is the world’s foremost M&A, restructuring, and financial leadership organization.
BDA was nominated in the same category as Centerview, CICC, Gresham Partners, Perella... - June 14, 2017
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Terex Corporation (“Terex”), a leading global manufacturer of lifting & material processing products and services, has agreed to sell its compact construction equipment (“CCE”) business in India (“TEPL”), to... - April 01, 2017
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Navis Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm in Asia, has agreed to merge its portfolio company, Celebrity Fitness, the leading fitness club operator in Indonesia and Malaysia, with Fitness First Asia, the largest fitness club operator in... - March 01, 2017
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Boston-based light bulb innovator, The Finally Light Bulb Company, has raised US$15.2m in an oversubscribed Series C funding round. - February 06, 2017
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, MacLean-Fogg Company, a group of global enterprises with customers in the automotive and power sectors, has agreed to sell 100% of its shareholding in Presswerk Krefeld ("PWK"), a German provider of high-tech-linkage and suspension components... - January 28, 2017
BDA Partners ("BDA") is pleased to announce that its client, Terex Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services, has agreed to sell the assets of its business in Coventry, United Kingdom, to Groupe Mecalac, a French manufacturer of urban... - December 21, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, premium skincare brand Clark's Botanicals Inc., has agreed to be acquired by newly formed Glansaol LLC. Glansaol has also agreed to acquire prestige color cosmetics line Laura Geller, and color cosmetics & skincare line Julep. The Clark's Botanicals... - December 21, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that the firm has advised on record dealflow, by both number and value of transactions in this, its 20th year of operations. This success on behalf of our clients has yielded record financial results for the firm.
BDA is focused on executing cross-border M&A and... - November 23, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, N Kid Corporation ("N Kid"), has successfully raised US$40m in new capital from Standard Chartered Private Equity ("SCPE"). BDA acted as exclusive financial advisor to N Kid. SCPE holds a significant minority stake in N Kid after... - November 22, 2016
Wolseley Private Equity divested Facade Access Holdings to Alimak Group - November 03, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, CITIC Capital Partners, has completed the sale of its controlling stake in King Koil Shanghai Sleep System Co Ltd (“King Koil China”) to Advent International (“Advent”), one of the largest and most experienced global private... - November 02, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that EQT Opportunity (“EQT”), a European Private Equity group, and Fouriertransform (“Fourier”), a state-owned Swedish Venture Capital company, have entered into an agreement to sell TitanX Engine Cooling (“TitanX”) to Tata AutoComp... - August 17, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Kolon Corporation (“Kolon”), has completed the divestment of its 62.6% stake in Kolon Water & Energy (“KWE”), the largest private wastewater treatment operations and maintenance service provider in Korea, for US$81m (KRW89bn),... - August 06, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Nissha Printing Co Ltd (“Nissha”), pursuant to a resolution of its Board of Directors at a meeting held August 5, 2016, will acquire shares in Graphic Controls Holdings (“Graphic Controls”) from WestView Capital Partners II... - August 05, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Terex Corporation ("Terex"), has agreed to sell its compact construction equipment ("CCE") business in Germany for approximately US$60m to Yanmar Holdings, a Japanese manufacturer of diesel engines, machinery, and equipment. BDA... - June 30, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client Silatronix, a leader in development of unique organosilicon (OS) materials for use in lithium-ion batteries (LiB), has raised new equity capital, and secured partnerships for distribution and joint technological development. These funds and partnerships... - June 25, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Doosan Engineering & Construction Co Ltd (“Doosan E&C”), a leading Korean construction company, has agreed to sell its heat recovery steam generator business, Doosan E&C HRSG, for KRW300bn (US$260m) to GE Power, a division of... - May 11, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (“STK”), has signed a definitive agreement to sell its 60% stake in Guizhou Jonyang Kinetics Co Ltd (“GJK”) to Guiyang Industrial & Commercial Assets Management Co Ltd (“GICAM”).
Established... - May 07, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (NYSE: OMN) a global leading provider of emulsion polymers and specialty chemicals, has sold its rubber manufacturing business in India to Apcotex Industries Limited (“Apcotex”), an India-based leading provider of... - February 10, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, AnaJet LLC ("AnaJet"), a leading US provider of direct-to-garment printers, has been sold by Chicago Growth Partners, a private equity group, to Ricoh Company Ltd ("Ricoh"), one of Japan's leading printing and imaging technology... - January 12, 2016
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that the French company CHROMagar SAS, the pioneer in innovative chromogenic culture media solutions, has been sold to a Japanese chemicals company. BDA acted as the exclusive financial advisor to CHROMagar founder and shareholder, Dr. Alain Rambach. Terms of the transaction... - January 06, 2016
BDA Partners has opened a new office in Dubai, replacing its long term Bahrain presence. The office is located in the Dubai International Financial Centre, a strategically important location, and the hub of the Middle East financial sector.
The new address is:
Level 3, Gate Village 4
Dubai International... - November 25, 2015
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, SunGard Data Systems Inc, a US-based financial software company, has agreed to sell its retail banking software business, SunGard Ambit Singapore Pte Ltd ("SAS") to Silverlake Axis Ltd ("SAL"). SAL is a leading provider of digital... - September 24, 2015
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, luxury fashion house J. Mendel, Inc, has been sold by majority owner The Gores Group to Stallion, Inc, a privately held company. Gilles Mendel will retain a significant stake in J. Mendel and will continue as Chief Creative Officer of the company. - September 23, 2015
BDA Partners' London office has moved, to a larger physical space in Mayfair. Their new address is:
7-8 Conduit Street
London, W1S 2XF
Tel: +44 203 327 3360
Fax: +44 207 182 4100
Andrew Huntley, Senior Managing Director based in London, said, "We've built a strong cross-border... - September 16, 2015
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that Edmund Price has joined the firm, based in Hong Kong, as Managing Director and Head of BDA's Financial Institutions Group. In this newly formed role, Mr. Price will work with BDA's global bankers to extend BDA's M&A advisory and capital raising capabilities... - September 09, 2015
BDA Partners (“BDA”) is pleased to announce that its client, Seera Investment Bank B.S.C (“Seera”), the Bahrain-based Shari’a compliant private equity investor, along with the management shareholders, have completed the sale of Kosan Crisplant Group (“Kosan Crisplant”)... - August 21, 2015
BDA Partners was named investment bank of the year at the ACG New York Champion's Awards.
These awards honor the leading middle market transactions, firms and dealmakers in New York. ACG New York is the founding chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth, the largest association of middle market... - June 22, 2015
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that it has made three important hires to bolster the BDA team in Seoul, Korea.
Kevin Choi has joined BDA as a Managing Director, supporting Howard Lee in managing BDA’s Korean operations.
Before joining BDA, Mr. Choi was the Co-Head (and Representative Director)... - June 02, 2015
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, TT International Ltd ("TTI"), has completed a transaction in Indonesia with Standard Chartered Private Equity Ltd ("SCPE"). SCPE injected US$42m into a newly formed JV for a 45% stake. TTI injected a majority of its retail electronics... - May 14, 2015
BDA Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Magna International Inc. on its agreement to form a strategic joint venture in China with Chongqing Xingqiaorui Automotive. Charles Maynard, one of BDA’s founding partners stated, “Magna has a long-standing... - May 08, 2015
BDA Partners (“BDA”) is pleased to announce that its client, International Paper Co (“International Paper”), has completed the sale of its 62% stake in Beijing Gold Hawk Package and Production Co Ltd (“Gold Hawk”), to Shihezi Ronghui Equity Investment Co & Partners... - April 24, 2015
BDA Partners (“BDA”) is pleased to announce that its client, Teknicast Holdings, a portfolio company of a global private equity firm Actis, has completed the sale of its subsidiary Teknicast Sdn Bhd (“Teknicast”) to a leading Asian investment manager. Teknicast is Malaysia’s... - March 31, 2015
Howard Lee has joined BDA Partners as Head of BDA Seoul, responsible for leading BDA's business in Korea.
Before joining BDA, he led the M&A division at Samsung Securities, Korea's leading domestic investment banking firm, for four years. He was responsible for sourcing and executing domestic and... - March 17, 2015
BDA Partners ("BDA") announced today that Koichiro Yasuda has joined as Vice Chairman and Managing Director in BDA's Tokyo office.
Before BDA, Koichiro Yasuda worked at Deutsche Securities Japan as Head of Investment Banking, Managing Director, and Vice Chairman. Before that, he was Head of... - February 03, 2015
Business Development Asia LLC (“BDA”) today announced that the company will, going forward, be known as BDA Partners. BDA Partners is the leading independent, pan-Asian investment banking firm.
BDA Partners will continue to be led by the same management team who set up the firm in 1996. - January 21, 2015
Investment into one of Vietnam’s leading agribusiness groups; Largest sponsor exit via trade sale in Vietnam in 2014; Largest private equity investment into Vietnam in 2014 - December 19, 2014
Business Development Asia LLC (“BDA”) is pleased to have won the following awards, in addition to various awards won earlier in the year.
· Acquisition of the Year for the acquisition of Vinh Hoan Feed (Vietnam) by Pilmico (Philippines), at the Vietnam M&A Forum
· Deal... - November 01, 2014
Business Development Asia ("BDA") is pleased to announce that its client, The National Titanium Dioxide Company, Ltd. (“Cristal”) and Jiangxi Tikon Titanium Company, Ltd. have entered into a binding framework agreement for Cristal to acquire the titanium dioxide assets of Tikon,... - October 30, 2014
Business Development Asia (“BDA”) is pleased to announce that its clients, Navis Capital Partners and MES Industrial Holdings, have entered into an agreement to sell Trio Engineered Products (“Trio”) to Weir Group PLC (“Weir”), the UK-based diversified engineering... - October 17, 2014
Business Development Asia has been awarded the 2014 Transaction of the Year – Large Company Award by the TMA (Turnaround Management Association) for its work for AgFeed. The transaction involved the divestiture, in bankruptcy, of AgFeed Industries Inc’s US and China operations in two separate... - October 01, 2014