Alinta Energy, the Australian power producer controlled by TPG Capital, is said to be planning to raise at least $1 billion through a debt offering in the US. It joins a growing list of...
Financing | 23 May 2013 |
Chinese private equity firm Cathay Fortune Corporation (CFC) has made a renewed takeover bid for Australia-listed mining company Discovery Metals. The offer is the latest development in ongoing spat between CFC and Discovery Metals, whose principal asset...
Australasia | 22 May 2013 |
Asia Mezzanine Capital Group (AMCG) has invested in $30 million in Chevalier International Holdings, aiding its acquisition of Australia's Moraitis, a fruit and vegetable wholesaler backed by Catalyst Investment Managers. AMCG provided the financing via...
Greater China | 22 May 2013 |
KKR has exited its stake in Australia’s Seven West Media via the public market, raising around A$265 million ($260 million). The private equity firm invested in what was then Seven Media Group in 2006 at the height of the buyout boom, before merging...
Exits | 22 May 2013 |
Quantum Pacific Investment, the third-biggest shareholder in Australia's Intrepid Mines, is looking to recover some of the explorer's stake in a key Indonesian asset as it brings in a new leadership team.
Australasia | 21 May 2013 |
Quadrant Private Equity has exited its investment in fertility services provider Virtus Health via a A$339 million ($330 million) IPO, while making another partial exit from retirement village chain Summerset.
Australasia | 20 May 2013 |
Palisade Investment Partners and Northleaf Capital Partners have refinanced and bought a 75% interest in an Australian wind farm from EnergyAustralia, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed CLP Holdings. The seller will realize proceeds of A$228 million ($228...
Cleantech | 15 May 2013 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has invested $75 million in Asia Pacific gas specialist Energy World Corporation (EWC) through a corporate exchangeable bond issue. The capital will be used to support liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in the...
Industrials | 15 May 2013 |
Barminco Holdings, an Australian mining contractor owned by Gresham Private Equity, has refinanced its debt through a $485 million senior note offering. The offering was oversubscribed, allowing the company to upsize the Australian dollar value to take...
Financing | 15 May 2013 |
Bain Capital-owned accounting software firm MYOB has agreed to buy BankLink, an accounting services provider, from New Zealand-based Media Transfer Services. The private equity firm will contribute NZ$61 million ($50.6 million) in equity funding to support...
Buyouts | 14 May 2013 |
The Carlyle Group is said to have made an initial bid for Rio Tinto's 80% stake in an Australian copper-gold mine. KKR previously showed an interest in the Northparkes mine in New South Wales but didn't follow up with a bid.
Australasia | 13 May 2013 |
Australian movie theater operator Hoyts Group, which is owned by Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), is looking to raise $450 million in the US high-yield debt market. It is the latest in a string of Australian corporates to take advantage of strong liquidity...
Financing | 09 May 2013 |
US private equity firm Denham Capital will invest $75 million in a 1 gigawatt portfolio of Australian wind power projects. The projects are currently being developed by Enersis Australia, National Power and Kato Capital. Denham will join them to create...
Australasia | 08 May 2013 |
Guinness Peat Group (GPG), an investment holding company with interests in Europe and Australia, has sold its 19.5% stake in Australian animal feed company Ridley Corp to a PE firm for A$54 million ($55 million).
Australasia | 07 May 2013 |
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