Macquarie Group and State Bank of India (SBI) are targeting $1-1.5 billion for their second India-focused infrastructure fund. Plans for the new vehicle come as the first fund, SBI Macquarie Infrastructure Trust, which closed in March at $1.2 billion, has only $500 million left in dry powder and more deals in the pipeline.
Macquarie and SBI want to be ready for launch in the next two months, but the deteriorating global economic environment may force a postponement until the first quarter of 2012, Reuters reported, citing...
Global and regional private equity firms are increasingly turning their attentions to Vietnam, reassured by the country’s relative economic stability and impressed by the rising number of investable companies.
Navis Capital has agreed to sell its controlling stake in Australia’s Retail Apparel Group (RAG) to The Foschini Group of South Africa in a deal worth A$302.5 million ($225 million).
Chinese film distributor Bona Film Group, which is backed by a handful of PE and strategic investors, has teamed up with Hollywood talent agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to launch a $150 million film fund.
Australian venture capital firm Artesian Venture Partners has raised A$26 million ($19.5 million) for a domestic clean energy fund with a A$10 million cornerstone investment from the government’s A$1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund.