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.
Singapore-listed warehouse operator Global Logistic Properties (GLP) has accepted a buyout offer from a consortium including Hopu Investment and Hillhouse Capital that values the company at S$15.9 billion ($11.5 billion).
Warburg Pincus has committed $100 million to CleanMax Solar, an Indian rooftop solar panel company backed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Bessemer Venture Partners.
Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar are among the last frontier markets in Asia but well positioned to benefit from accelerating interest in the ASEAN region. Private equity success will require a nimble approach
Affinity Equity Partners has submitted a bid to buy Australian high-speed broadband internet provider Vocus Group for about A$2.2 billion ($1.6 billion), matching an offer made by KKR.
Eastspring Investments, an Asia-focused asset management business of Prudential, will invest $500 million in an emerging markets infrastructure development program managed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Online energy trading platform India Energy Exchange (IEX) has filed for an IPO, providing a partial exit for several private equity backers.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, is considering an investment of up to $100 million in Chinese water treatment firm Penyao Environmental Protection.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a development finance institution (DFI) backed by the US government, has approved $195 million for investments in India and Indonesia.
Fairfax India Holdings will invest INR12.9 billion ($200 million) for a 10% stake in Bangalore International Airport (BIAL), raising its total holding to 48%.
IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India's Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS, has appointed Krishna Kumar, previously a senior managing partner, as CEO.
Energy-focused private equity firm Prostar Capital and its co-investor BlackRock have acquired Korean gas distributor Kyungnam Energy, facilitating an exit for local GP Anchor Equity Partners.
A palpable new enthusiasm has permeated Vietnam’s sluggish renewable energy sector as rising electricity demand prompts regulatory reform. Private equity is one of the key players
An Australian-led consortium that includes Macquarie and AMP Capital has agreed to pay A$7.6 billion ($5.6 billion) for a majority stake in Endeavour Energy, which owns and operates part of the New South Wales (NSW) electricity distribution network.
Andrew Affleck, managing partner of Singapore’s Armstrong Asset Management, explains the role private equity investors can play in developing renewable energy assets in Southeast Asia
One Belt One Road aims to recast two continents’ worth of disconnected developing markets as a global economic nucleus. It is a geopolitical watershed with deep and complex investment potential
Malaysia’s public sector pension fund, KWAP, has joined Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Khazanah Nasional in backing the spin-out of an infrastructure unit of Southeast Asian telecom company Axiata.
First State Super and Hastings Fund Management have agreed to acquire the New South Wales (NSW) land title and registry business for A$2.6 billion ($1.9 billion).
The governments of India and the UK have launched a private equity fund with a target of GBP500 million ($620 million) to invest in sustainable infrastructure projects in India.
Harold Tjiptadjaja, managing director at government-backed non-bank financial institution Indonesia Infrastructure Finance, discusses the qualities foreign investors need to navigate the sector
A turnaround in Japanese government policy on solar power is responsible for a renaissance in the renewables space. GSSG Solar has earmarked its entire corpus of its $120 million second fund for deployment in the country
US-based PE firm Alinda Capital Partners has agreed to sell Canadian heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) firm Reliance Home Comfort to Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing’s Cheung Kong Property Holdings (CKP) for C$2.8 billion ($2.1 billion).
Pacific Equity Partners’ (PEP) acquisition of food supplier Leader Products and CHAMP Private Equity’s purchase of several shipping and freight assets have won regulatory approval in New Zealand.