The Blackstone Group aims to raise up to $3 billion for its first energy fund, according to people familiar with the situation. Tony James, the private equity firm’s president, said in an earnings call that initial commitments stand at $1 billion.
Blackstone's vehicle would be larger than natural resources funds currently being planned by KKR and Apollo Global Management, worth $1 billion and $1.5 billion, respectively, Bloomberg reported. It would...
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private saw its returns slow over the past year and warned the combination of high asset valuations, low interest rates and uncertain growth is likely to weigh on performance over at least the next decade.
India's Green House Ventures (GHV) Accelerator will partner with Japan and US-based early-stage investor World Innovation Labs (WiL) to launch a INR3.5 billion ($52 million) fund for investments in Indian start-ups.
KKR will exit India-based Gland Pharma as Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical acquires a majority stake in the business for up to $1.26 billion. KKR’s share of the proceeds will be $576.3 million, more than twice what it invested in Gland in 2014.
World Innovation Lab (WiL) has led a JPY1.1 billion ($10.6 million) investment in Japanese social media-oriented restaurant guide operator Retty.