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CLSA Capital Partners exceeds US$250 million to date in investments and realisations across Asia

Two recent deals invested by CLSA Capital Partners' funds ARIA Investment Partners and Clean Resources Asia, now brings the total of investments and realisations managed by the group to over US$250 million. CLSA Capital Partners' funds currently manage five active funds including CLSA Sunrise Capital, Fudo and MezzAsia. Since the beginning of 2006, over US$100 million has been invested and realised by ARIA Investment Partners, CLSA Capital Partners’ Asian focused growth and expansion capital fund.



CLSA Co-Founder and Chairman, Gary Coull, 1954-2006

Rob Morrison, CLSA Chief Executive Officer, has issued the following statement: “It is with huge sadness that I announce that Gary Coull, the Co-Founder and Chairman of CLSA as well as Chairman and CEO of CLSA Capital Partners, passed away today in the United States where he had been receiving medical treatment as part of his lengthy battle with cancer. Gary was 52.

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CLSA sponsors "An Inconvenient Truth" premiere in Singapore

Leading provider of Asian equity brokerage, research and asset management services CLSA is pleased to sponsor the premiere of former Vice President Al Gore’s film "An Inconvenient Truth" on 20 October in Singapore.



Trucost in Partnership with CLSA win IFC tender to provide financial research on environmental issues in emerging market economies

Trucost in partnership with CLSA is delighted to be awarded funds from the IFC to develop and expand the availability of investment research of environmental issues on single stocks or investment portfolios of publicly listed emerging market companies.



CLSA holds 13th annual Investors' Forum

The 13th annual CLSA Investors' Forum opened yesterday attracting 1,200 institutional investors from 30 countries representing US$10 trillion in funds under management to meet with 550 senior executives from 200 of Asia's leading companies. This year's Forum addresses overarching themes of geopolitics, personal wealth, climate change, finance and strategy.



CLSA Capital Partners launches clean energy fund

Singapore and Hong Kong, 28 August 2006 – CLSA Capital Partners, the US$2 billion private equity arm of the CLSA Group, has launched its fifth fund which focuses on the non-carbon energy sector in Asia. The new fund, Clean Resources Asia, is managed by Andrew Pidden and Anthony Wilkinson and believed to be the first fund of this type focused on clean energy plays in Asia.



CLSA predicts boom times to return to Hong Kong HSI to reach 24,000 by 2010

In its new report Triple links: the Hong Kong-China nexus, Asia’s leading brokerage house CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets expects the HSI to reach 24,000 by 2010 due largely to three key factors Renminbi appreciation; Hong Kong services companies exposure to the mainland and Macau growth opportunities.



CLSA Capital Partners and Kidoh Construction form equity alliance

TOKYO, 03 August 2006 - CLSA Capital Partners has announced today its formation of an equity alliance with leading propulsion work company Kidoh Construction Co. Ltd. through the private placement of shares with CLSA Sunrise One Ltd. (“CLSA Sunrise”), a member of the Sunrise Capital Fund, a fund focused on Japan recovery under the CLSA alternative investment umbrella. The alliance also involves the transfer of 35% of outstanding shares of construction management company Nihon Kensetsu Co., Ltd. to CLSA Sunrise.

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China PMI Report on Manufacturing

Further expansion of Chinese manufacturing sector in July, as growth of output and new orders remained solid.

Key findings for July 2006:

  • PMI posts fourteen-month high of 53.0 in July.
  • Acceleration of output growth.
  • Growth of employment sharpest for sixteen months.

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Hunan Valin Acquires 67% of China Euro Securities

Hunan Valin Iron & Steel Group Company Limited ("Hunan Valin") and CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets ("CLSA") are delighted to announce that Hunan Valin has acquired 67% of the shares of China Euro Securities Limited ("CESL") from Xiangcai Securities Company Limited ("Xiangcai").

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