The Corporate Partnership Fund (COPA Fund), a cross-border program backed by Korea's National Pension Service (NPS), has joined Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) in the acquisition of three US solar power projects.
A raft of specialist fundraising activity by technology and automotive corporates suggests start-ups in nascent areas of the mobility industry could benefit from a near-term uptick in M&A activity.
New and old players are vying for market share as the global automotive industry experiences a multifaceted reboot. Investment inroads abound, but there is much uncertainty in the evolution
Farasis Energy, a rechargeable battery manufacturer with operations in China and the US, has raised RMB5 billion ($793 million) in Series C funding from the China State-owned Venture Capital Fund.
Organica Water's plans to build botanical garden-style wastewater treatment plants in urban centers along the Silk Road make it well-suited to CITIC Capital's One Belt One Road (OBOR) agenda
IDG Capital has invested RMB1 billion ($159 million) in Skio Matrix, a Chinese company that manufactures electric cars and batteries.
CITIC Capital has led a $21 million Series D investment in Organica Water, a US-based environmental infrastructure company with extensive operations in Asia.
Partners Group has confirmed a 3.2x return on its investment in Japan Solar as part of a previously announced larger Asia energy acquisition by Global Investment Partners (GIP).
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has invested $144 million in Indian renewable energy producer ReNew Power Ventures, providing an exit for the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Automotive giants Renault, Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors have launched a venture capital fund that will invest $1 billion in advanced car technologies with a strong presence in Asia.
UK private equity investor Foresight Solar Fund (FSF) has taken a 100% interest in an Australian solar farm and a 49% interest in each of two related projects. It coincides with a A$55 million ($43 million) investment from Australia’s Clean Energy Finance...
AIpark, a Chinese start-up that applies artificial intelligence (AI) technology to the car parking industry, has closed a Series A round of about RMB100 million ($15.4 million) led by the US-China Green Fund.
A group of Asian GPs including Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's Horizons Ventures has backed a Series B round of up to $107 million for US electric vehicle (EV) industry supplier Divergent 3D.
As governments worldwide examine their policy commitments to sustainable development, private investors can play a pivotal role in their strategies, industry participants told the AVCJ ESG Forum.
Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has agreed to acquire 100% of Equis Energy, a project platform of 180 assets under private equity investor Equis Funds Group, for $5 billion. It is said to be the world’s largest renewable energy generation acquisition...
China’s FountainVest Partners has agreed to acquire 100% of Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems (BMTS), a German automotive industry supplier with an existing production and sales presence in Shanghai.
Singapore-based Armstrong Asset Management has secured a first exit from its Southeast Asia-focused cleantech fund, selling its entire stake in six solar projects controlled by Thailand’s Symbior Solar Siam.
The International Financial Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, is set to invest up to $50 million in a solar power project operate by India’s Arinsun Clean Energy.
Private equity investor Dolma Impact Fund has committed $3.2 million to Swet Ganga Hydropower & Construction, a hydroelectric power provider in Nepal.
Japan’s Nissan Motor has agreed to sell its electric battery operations and production facilities to Chinese private equity firm GSR Capital. Financial terms were not disclosed.
IDFC Alternatives has acquired a portfolio of solar power assets in India from US-based renewable energy developer First Solar Group.
Despite growing investment opportunities, LPs are still skeptical about renewable energy in Southeast Asia. Development and operating platforms may be the way to break the stalemate
Indian rooftop solar panel company CleanMax Solar is looking to expand its geographic footprint and operational range on the back of a fresh commitment of $100 million from Warburg Pincus. The Middle East and energy storage will be initial focus areas
Renewable energy has a way to go before it represents a consistent source of investment opportunities in Asia despite a strong push in recent years, investors told the Infrastructure Investors Forum.