Asia Private Equity Weekly News, Nov 18, 2013

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HONG KONG Nov 18 (Reuters) - News and developments in Asia private equity from Reuters News for the week ending Nov. 15.

NOVEMBER 15

JAPAN-BASED Secured Capital, the real estate unit of private equity firm PAG, said it has raised about $1.5 billion for investments in Asia, which it plans to primarily deploy in distressed real estate and debt opportunities in Japan.

GLOBAL A&T Electronics bondholders are demanding the reversal of a transaction that allowed it to swap $543 million of junior debt for senior bonds - a deal they say dilutes the assets backing their debt and was done without their consent.

NOVEMBER 14

HONG KONG'S Securities and Futures Commission appointed veteran dealmaker Mary Ma as non executive director, looking to benefit from her experience as a top executive at computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd and private equity firms TPG Capital and Boyu Capital.

GLOBAL LOGISTIC Properties Limited said it has launched a $3 billion China-focused logistics infrastructure fund, to tap opportunities from China's domestic consumption. []   Continued...