PE Firm Snags Asia Units Of Struggling UK Music Co. HMV

Law360, New York (February 28, 2013, 3:31 PM EST) -- Asia-focused private equity firm AID Partners Capital Ltd. has scooped up the Hong Kong and Singapore assets of flagging U.K. music retailer HMV Group PLC, providing a measure of relief to the company as it wades through bankruptcy, HMV's administrators said Thursday.

The parties did not name the price attached to the deal, which also includes branding rights in China, Macau and Taiwan. AID Partners' buy notches a major step in HMV's restructuring and sell-off effort that kicked off when the company went into administration in...
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