IDFC and the Russia Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) will together invest $1 billion in infrastructure and related industries with a view to accelerating economic cooperation between Russia...
Infrastructure | 12 Dec 2014 |
I Squared Capital, a PE firm set up by former executives of Morgan Stanley’s infrastructure investment unit, has agreed to buy a toll road in northwestern India from Malaysia-based IJM Corp.
Infrastructure | 09 Dec 2014 |
Sadbhav Infrastructure Project (SIP), an Indian road and highways project developer, is looking to raise at least INR6 billion ($97 million) through an IPO, providing a partial exit for PE backers Xander and Norwest Venture Partners.
South Asia | 08 Dec 2014 |
CVC Capital Partners has acquired a 50% stake in enterprise-focused Japanese telecommunications carrier Arteria Networks - a unit of Japanese conglomerate Marubeni - for $150 million.
North Asia | 28 Nov 2014 |
India's Motilal Oswal Private Equity is set to make a partial exit from Hyderabad-based power infrastructure service provider Power Mech Projects, which filed for an IPO this week.
South Asia | 03 Nov 2014 |
LPs are seeking to boost their exposure to Asian infrastructure through direct investment, either independently or alongside GPs. In a highly varied regional market, there is no one-size-fits-all approach
South Asia | 29 Oct 2014 |
LPs were clear in what they wanted from IDFC Alternatives. Alongside commitments to the Indian GP's latest infrastructure fund there was a strong desire for co-investment. As a result, the $900 million corpus of the recently closed India Infrastructure...
South Asia | 22 Oct 2014 |
A consortium featuring Partners Group and a string of strategic investors has won the tender to operate Sydney’s North West Rail Link, Australia’s largest public transport infrastructure project and one of the biggest public-private partnerships (PPP)...
Infrastructure | 22 Sep 2014 |
A private equity consortium including Canada's OPTrust Private Markets Group (OPTrust PMG) and Catalyst Direct Capital Management has acquired Australian bus route operator SkyBus.
Infrastructure | 08 Sep 2014 |
Providence Equity has made a partial exit from Idea Celluar, a Indian mobile network operator promoted by Aditya Birla Group, selling a 2.3% stake - or a quarter of its previous holding - for around INR14.1 billion ($234 million) via an open market transaction....
South Asia | 05 Sep 2014 |
There is no shortage of high-quality real assets available to private markets investors despite rising prices in certain areas, industry participants told the AVCJ Real Assets Forum. The onus is on investors to look beyond the obvious.
Infrastructure | 28 Aug 2014 |
Australian pension funds are keen to invest in a raft of infrastructure privatizations, with some of the proceeds earmarked for new projects. But more can be done to get long-term capital into greenfield infrastructure
Infrastructure | 20 Aug 2014 |
Armstrong Asset Management and Singapore solar project developer Nv vogt have committed $29 million to the development of a pipeline of solar projects in the Philippines.
Cleantech | 19 Aug 2014 |
Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is paying MYR68.7 million ($21.5 million) for a 31.85% indirect stake in the Cerah Sama, concession holder of the Cheras-Kajang Highway.
Infrastructure | 13 Aug 2014 |
Piramal Enterprises - the flagship business of Indian conglomerate Piramal Group - is teaming up with Dutch pension fund manager APG Asset Management to invest up to $1 billion in India infrastructure companies over the next three years.
Infrastructure | 31 Jul 2014 |
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The outlook for the Australasian market is positive as a record number of IPO exits have provided strong returns for investors and has proven that PE can outperform listed equities and compete with global divestment figures. Fundraising in terms of dollar value has been high but the number of PE funds successfully raising new commitments has declined as investors flock to the best in class.
This is an intriguing time for Australasian PE as the industry continues to mature. GPs must evolve, diversify and display skills to drive value in a low-growth environment and justify future commitments when competing on a global state by achieving world-class results from current deals and exits.
4-6 March 2015, The Westin, Sydney
The AVCJ Indonesia Forum is back for a fourth year! Mark your calendars now and join us on March 24th, 2015 in Jakarta at Indonesia's longest running, largest and most prestigious industry gathering.
The market is relatively optimistic as a new government that is viewed favourable to a balanced investment arena is introduced and we see an increase in deal activity. The hopes for a flourishing PE market amid the euphoria of 2012 has not yet been realised but the potential is still present and now may well be the time for the country to take off in its own right and increase its reputation as THE hot market in Southeast Asia.
24 March 2015, Grand Hyatt, Jakarta