India’s Piramal Enterprises has invested INR5 billion ($73 million) in Indian renewable energy and telecom solutions company Acme Cleantech Solutions.
Although a low oil price environment has created interesting inroads for PE investors seeking exposure to Asia’s growing energy consumption story, challenges of timing and targeting have slowed uptake
IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India's Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, has reached a final close of $60 million on its latest growth fund.
GDS Holdings, a Chinese data center provider that counts SBCVC among its investors, raised $192.5 million in its US IPO after pricing the offering below the indicative range.
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.
The Abraaj Group has agreed to sell a 66.4% stake in Pakistani utility K-Electric to Shanghai Electric Power (SEP), a subsidiary of China's State Power Investment Corporation, for $1.77 billion.
Ostro Energy, an Indian renewable energy platform backed by Actis Capital, has agreed to buy a solar power project owned by Suzlon Energy.
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).
Azure Power, an Indian solar panel company backed by several PE investors, has raised $61.4 million in its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.
Singapore-listed energy trading company New Silkroutes Group (NSG) has formed a joint venture with three parties to develop private equity funds targeting healthcare and infrastructure in emerging and developed Asia.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested $11 million in Indonesia-based Aneka Gas Industri as part of the gas production company’s domestic IPO.
IDFC Alternatives has agreed to buy a wind power business owned by Indian conglomerate Jindal Steel & Power.
Indian logistics provider Continental Warehousing has filed for a domestic IPO, setting up The Abraaj Group for a full exit. Warburg Pincus is expected to make a partial exit.
A confluence of macro influences is driving demand for modernized logistics in India. Private equity is likely to benefit in a number of areas, but informed targeting and value-add approaches will be key
Turnaround specialist Allegro sees opportunity in luxury tourist transportation venture
A consortium including QIC, Future Fund and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has paid A$9.7 billion ($7.3 billion) for a 50-year lease at the Port of Melbourne, Australia’s largest container and cargo facility.
Singapore-based alternative credit investor Pierfront Capital has committed $25 million to Merdeka Copper Gold, an Indonesia-based operator of copper and gold mines backed by Saratoga Capital and Provident Capital.
Equis has signed a wind power offtake deal with an Indonesian electricity supplier as part of a $500 million renewable energy project package.
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).
Equity International (EI), a Chicago-based investment firm focused on real estate and infrastructure platforms in emerging markets, has closed its first Asia-focused fund, aimed at supporting Chinese warehouse firm e-Shang Redwood (ESR).
Best Logistics Technologies, a China-based logistics and supply chain management business part-owned by Alibaba Group, has completed a $760 million round led by Everbright Financial Holding Asset Management and CITIC Private Equity.