A Dutch waste management provider owned by CVC Capital Partners and KKR has exited its energy-from-waste (EfW) subsidiary to a consortium led by Cheung Kong Infrastructure (CKI) for EUR940...
Buyouts | 18 Jun 2013 |
Cerberus Capital Management has publicly questioned the management of railway and property group Seibu Holdings in a bid to gain support for its shake up of the company's board at a shareholders meeting later this month.
North Asia | 17 Jun 2013 |
Access to potable water is limited in India with groundwater in one-third of the country’s 600 districts tainted by high levels of fluoride, iron, salinity and arsenic. Meanwhile, tap water is mostly undrinkable.
Buyouts | 13 Jun 2013 |
Southeast Asia's hunger for energy cannot be overstated. Of the region’s 600 million inhabitants, a staggering 160 million live without electricity. According to a report published last year by the National University of Singapore’s Energy Studies...
Expansion | 13 Jun 2013 |
Apollo Global Management has sold a 12.5% stake in India’s Welspun Maxsteel Limited (WMSL) to parent company Welspun Corp at a 30% discount to the fair market value. It’s the second part of a larger INR22.5 billion ($502.9 million at the time) deal...
South Asia | 11 Jun 2013 |
Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) has sold part of its 1.78% stake in India’s Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone (APSEZL) for INR2.9 billion ($50.6 million).
South Asia | 10 Jun 2013 |
International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, will lend $70 million to China Everbright International to build three water plants in China.
Greater China | 07 Jun 2013
Asian investors are drawn to the diversification and yields offered by European infrastructure, but certain segments of the market are overheating. Prices are getting bid up and returns are likely to be pushed down
Infrastructure | 05 Jun 2013 |
Institutional investors expect to increase allocations to alternatives in 2013, with focus on real assets such as infrastructure and property, according to a survey by AMP Capital.
LPs | 30 May 2013 |
Tata Capital’s Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF) is in the process of buying minority stakes in direct-to-home (DTH) TV provider Tata Sky and TRIL Roads.
South Asia | 20 May 2013 |
The digitization of the Indian TV industry should deliver a more transparent system and an effective subscription model. PE firms can help with the infrastructure investment required to get there.
South Asia | 15 May 2013 |
Chinese telecom software provider AsiaInfo-Linkage has accepted a take-private offer from CITIC Capital Partners that values the company at approximately $890 million. The initial offer was made last January but has taken the AsiaInfo board about 16 months...
Greater China | 14 May 2013 |
The Abraaj Group has exited Thailand-based data center provider Unitrio Technology to NTT Facilities (NTTF), a unit of Japan's Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT).
Infrastructure | 30 Apr 2013 |
After 20 years at energy and infrastructure specialist AES Corporation, Paul Hanrahan now covers a similar beat for PE firm American Capital. He reflects on what has changed and what hasn't
North America | 24 Apr 2013
Temasek Holdings has set up an investment unit dedicated to liquefied natural gas (LNG) assets. The move comes as the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund seeks to increase its energy exposure – as also evidenced through recent PE investments – in recognition...
Industrials | 08 Apr 2013 |
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