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
China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) and the National Council for Social Security Fund (NSSF) have established a RMB15 billion ($2.3 billion) infrastructure fund.
M.K. Sinha, CEO of IDFC Alternatives, explains how the firm has been focusing on private equity exits, gradual accumulation of assets in infrastructure, and opportunistic openings in real estate
Indian growth-stage private equity firm New Silk Route (NSR) has promoted Arvind Malhan to partner.
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).
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.
QIC, an investment manager controlled by the Queensland government, has reached a first close of more than A$1 billion ($735 million) on its global infrastructure fund. The overall target is A$1.75 billion.
Singapore-listed warehouse operator Global Logistic Properties (GLP) has launched a $7 billion fund for developing logistics facilities in China.
KKR has announced the final close of its KKR Global Infrastructure Investors II fund at $3.1 billion. The fund will invest in infrastructure opportunities, with an emphasis on OECD member countries.
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
Partners Group has led a A$450 million ($347 million) investment in Australia's Ararat Wind Farm project, alongside General Electric (GE), Renewable Energy Systems (RES), and Canadian pension fund OPTrust.
Apollo Global Management has exited a 4.4% stake in India-based direct-to-home (DTH) service provider Dish TV, selling about INR4.86 billion ($76.6 million) worth of shares via the open market.
A group of Korean institutional investors led by a unit of KB Financial Group has awarded a North American infrastructure mandate worth $180 million to Fengate Capital Management.
Tales of large pension funds and sovereign wealth funds gathering in five-star hotels to map out their ultimate dominance of private equity are legion, if perhaps overblown.
A small but growing band of GPs are modifying the conventional PE fund model in favor of solutions that better meet their needs. For those with long-hold, asset-heavy strategies, the future may lie in platforms
Australia-based QIC has teamed up with California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) to create a A$1 billion ($764 million) Asia-Pacific focused infrastructure partnership.
A consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets (MIRA) has agreed to buy Crown Castle International’s Australia telecom towers business for A$2 billion ($1.6 billion) in cash.
Having promised a massive increase in infrastructure spending, Indonesia’s government wants foreign investors to help move projects along. Private equity players see opportunities, but also risks
I Squared Capital, a private equity firm set up by former Morgan Stanley managers, has closed its first global infrastructure fund at $3 billion.