Large institutional Asian LPs are looking to boost allocations to alternative assets, including private equity, as they seek to diversify portfolios in response to economic volatility, according to UBS Asset Management.
Fengate Capital Management has taken a stake in an Australian power plant along with General Electric (GE) and funds managed by domestic infrastructure-focused firm Whitehelm Capital.
Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE) has invested INR980 million ($14.8 million) in India Energy Exchange, buying a 4.1% stake from Jindal Power.
Dutch pension fund manager APG Asset Management has committed $132 million, alongside Piramal Enterprises, to Essel Green Energy, the solar power platform of India's Essel Group.
Renewable energy-focused developer and investor Equis Funds Group has launched Southeast Asia's largest solar energy project in the Philippines.
Nexif Energy, a Southeast Asia-based energy investment platform backed by Denham Capital, has bought a majority stake in a Vietnam hydropower project.
IFM Investors has agreed to sell Australia-headquartered renewable energy platform Pacific Hydro to China’s State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC).
Infrastructure privatizations in Australia are commanding ever higher price tags by virtue of their perceived quality and relative rarity. It is increasingly difficult for smaller investors to compete
A consortium featuring Hastings Fund Management, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) will pay A$10.26 billion ($7.5 billion) for the New South Wales government electricity transmission network.
China's Hony Capital will buy A$500 million ($381 million) worth of shares in Australia-based oil and gas supplier Santos, as part of the company's bid to cut debt by raising A$3.5 billion.
Indian renewable energy producer ReNew Power Ventures has raised a $265 million funding round led by a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), with participation by existing investors Goldman Sachs and the Global Environment Fund (GEF).
Cube Highways & Infrastructure, the India toll road and transportation investment platform of I Squared Capital, has bought an Indian toll road from developer Madhucon Infra.
Australia’s competition regulator has raised concerns about Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management’s A$8.9 billion ($6.5 billion) cash-and-stock acquisition of listed rail freight and cargo port operator Asciano.
QIC Global Infrastructure Fund has led a consortium to purchase the Iona Gas Storage Facility in Australia for A$1.78 billion ($1.3 billion).
Hudson Clean Energy Partners has teamed up with independent power producer Sky Solar to develop solar projects in Japan and Latin America. The PE firm will contribute $100 million to the partnership.
Brookfield Asset Management and Kotak Mahindra’s Core Infrastructure India Fund will buy six road and three power projects from Gammon Infrastructure Projects.
Denham Capital has partnered with Singapore-based power management company Nexif to form an investment platform that will commit more than $200 million to energy projects in Southeast Asia.
Global infrastructure investor I Squared Capital has invested an undisclosed sum in Amplus Energy Solutions, an India-based owner and operator of distributed rooftop solar power.
Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets (MIRA) has invested INR7.8 billion ($122 million) in India power producer Ind Barath Power Infra (IBPIL), providing an exit for 3i and PTC Financial Services.
Navis Capital Partners sold ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering, a Singapore-based hazardous waste management firm, to Beijing Capital Group (BCG) for S$246 million ($179 million)
The Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF) - the flagship fund managed by Indian conglomerate Tata Group's corporate investment arm, Tata Capital - has invested INR3.35 billion ($55 million) in the group's engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services...
Singapore-listed warehouse operator Global Logistic Properties (GLP) has launched a $7 billion fund for developing logistics facilities in China.
IT infrastructure services provider NxtGen Technology has raised $13.5 million in Series B funding from International Finance Corporation (IFC), Axon Partners Group and Intel Capital.
The fact that the US needs to improve much of its public infrastructure is undisputed. But the fragmented nature of the market and politicization of deals still leave private investors frustrated