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...
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 |
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has joined Mitsubishi Corp. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in acquiring a stake in Middle Eastern water treatment firm Metito.
North Asia | 08 Jul 2014 |
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has agreed to invest INR20 billion ($322 million) in L&T Infrastructure Development Projects, a subsidiary of India’s largest engineering and construction company, Larsen & Toubro.
Infrastructure | 24 Jun 2014 |
Japan’s response to the Fukushima nuclear crisis has been to draw up plans for the world’s biggest alternative energy market. Foreign investors see solar power as the surest route to sustainable returns
Cleantech | 18 Jun 2014 |
GE Energy Financial Services (GEEFS), the energy-focused investment unit of General Electric, has committed $24 million to India's largest solar power project operated by Welspun Renewables Energy.
South Asia | 28 Apr 2014 |
China will open up 80 infrastructure projects for private capital, allowing financial investors to play a greater role in what remains a largely state-controlled sector.
Greater China | 25 Apr 2014 |
The Carlyle Group is expected to face competition for Transpacific Industries Group's New Zealand waste management unit from a competing bid from a local consortium involving two Maori tribes.
Infrastructure | 28 Feb 2014 |
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With the empathic and historic victory of Narendra Modi at the recent elections in India, the market confidence has improved significantly. Until recently, India was mentioned in financial markets only in a negative light given the enormous potential and lack of delivery. Difficulties in exiting, arbitrary taxation and poor governance are just some of the chronic problems deterring investors.
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2-3 December 2014, Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai