As capital patterns in the Indian infrastructure space evolve, the opportunity sets for private equity are being reshaped. Precisely calculated entry strategies will be the key to success
India’s Piramal Enterprises has invested INR5 billion ($73 million) in Indian renewable energy and telecom solutions company Acme Cleantech Solutions.
EQT Partners has agreed to pay Australian logistics conglomerate Brambles $130 million for its aviation industry services unit, Chep Aerospace Solutions.
Warburg Pincus has agreed to partner US-listed Chinese internet services provider 21Vianet on a joint venture focused on developing and acquiring data centers in China.
With recent bids by Chinese investors for Australian power network Ausgrid blocked by regulators, IFM saw an opportunity to salvage the deal for itself
An all-Australian consortium comprising IFM Investors and AustralianSuper has acquired a 50.4% interest in a 99-year lease of Ausgrid, New South Wales’ (NSW) electricity distribution network, for A$16.2 billion ($12.3 billion).
Brookfield Asset Management has agreed to buy the telecom towers assets of Reliance Communications for INR110 billion ($1.6 billion).
IDFC Alternatives has agreed to buy a wind power business owned by Indian conglomerate Jindal Steel & Power.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has joined EMA Power Investment to invest $175.5 million in Bangladeshi independent power producer Summit Corporation (SCL).
Cube Highways and Infrastructure, the India toll road and transportation investment platform of I Squared Capital, has bought a toll road asset from IL&FS Transportation Networks for INR1.4 billion ($20.9 million).
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, will invest up to $125 million in Hero Future Energies (HFE), a renewable energy platform based in India.
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.