The QIC Global Infrastructure Fund and Future Fund have committed A$800 million ($598 million) to the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), a vehicle launched by domestic electricity provider AGL Energy to bankroll large-scale renewable energy projects.
Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corporation has raised $410 million for two private equity funds – to be operated by its asset management arm – that have a combined target of $1.5 billion.
Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management has achieved a final close of $14 billion for a global infrastructure fund, exceeding the vehicle’s original target corpus of $10 billion.
Singapore’s smart nation urban development policy has attracted noticeable interest from the VC industry. The plan’s broad inclusiveness and lack of hard targets could bode well for its sustainability
Ping An Real Estate, the real estate investment and asset management platform of China's Ping An Insurance Group, has committed $300 million to e-Shang Redwood (ESR), a real estate logistics platform backed by Warburg Pincus with operations in China,...
IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India's Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, is raising a $500 million fund to invest in domestic road and energy projects.
Armstrong Asset Management and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) will invest in Vietnamese hydropower company Gia Lai Electricity (GEC).
Nextgen Group, the Australian telecommunication network owned by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP) and CIMIC Group, has agreed to sell some of its assets to Vocus Communications.
A subsidiary of Chinese logistics player Shanghai Yupei Group, which is backed by RRJ Capital, The Carlyle Group, and Temasek Holdings, is looking to raise up to HK$3.36 billion ($434 million) through a Hong Kong IPO.
Wind turbine manufacturer China Ming Yang Wind Power Group has delisted from the New York Stock Exchange following a take-private involving the company founder and several local private equity investors.
KKR has sold its stake in French district heating provider Coriance to First State Investments, the asset management division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a development finance institution backed by the US government, has begun the initial disbursement of a $250 million loan to private equity-backed Apollo Towers Myanmar.
India's Tata Power has agreed to acquire Welspun Renewables (WREPL), a subsidiary of Welspun Energy backed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and German development finance institution DEG.
China Three Gorges Corporation has agreed to buy an 80% interest in one of Germany’s largest offshore wind farms from The Blackstone Group.
Providence Equity has sold about 3.5% of its 6.8% stake in India’s Idea Cellular for INR13.8 billion ($206.6 million).
Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund (MAIF) has invested EUR26 million ($28.9 million) for a 40% interest in Japanese logistics company Nippon Vopak.
Samara Capital has exited its stake in Indian listed oil and gas exploration services provider Asian Oilfield Services to Mumbai-based energy exploration firm Oilmax Energy for INR300 million ($4.4 million).
American Capital, which has a presence in Asia through its energy and infrastructure investment business, will be acquired by Ares Capital Corporation (ACC) in a deal worth $3.43 billion.
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has agreed to acquire a controlling interest in South Korean wastewater treatment specialist Kolon Water & Energy (KWE) for KRW88.6 billion ($74.9 million).
Quadrant Private Equity will exit Australia-based Canberra Data Centers (CDC) as listed infrastructure investor Infratil and Commonwealth Superannuation Corp. (CSC) agreed to buy a majority stake in the business for A$784 million ($565 million).
Singaporean port terminal operator PSA International has launched a logistics-focused venture capital arm with an initial fund size of S$20 million ($14.6 million).
Having spent the last couple of years in a politics-driven limbo, Australia’s renewable energy sector is seeing renewed investor interest. Nevertheless, the market still presents various challenges
The new CEO of Japan Post Holdings has underlined his commitment to targeting riskier asset classes, including private equity and direct M&A opportunities. This comes as several local insurers are branching out into higher-return investments overseas...
VIG Partners – formerly known as Vogo Investment – has agreed to buy an 83% stake in Korea-based parking management business HiParking for KRW27 billion ($23 million).