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.
KKR and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) have invested INR62 billion ($953 million) in the cell tower arm of Indian telecom services provider Bharti Airtel.
GSSG Solar, a US private equity firm focused exclusively on the solar energy sector, has agreed to invest at least $120 million in an expansion of its Japanese portfolio.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) to invest $155 million in Indian renewable energy developer Greenko Energy Holdings.
Fairfax India Holdings has completed its acquisition of a 38% stake in Bangalore International Airport for INR25 billion ($385 million).
Secrecy was paramount as TPG Capital abandoned plans to list Australia's Alinta Energy in favor of negotiating a $3.1 billion trade sale to Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Enterprises
Having hit the hard cap of $2.75 billion on its fourth global energy fund, Actis will deploy most of the capital in platform-style investments for emerging markets renewables
Actis Capital has exited most of its stake in Indian infrastructure finance lender Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC) for INR1.1 billion ($16.9 million).
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has teamed up with Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec (CDPQ) and Australia-headquartered property company Logos to develop logistics projects in Singapore and Indonesia.
Canada's Brookfield Asset Management has agreed to buy two energy platforms operated by US-based renewable energy producer SunEdison, including one with over half its total capacity in Asia.
QIC, an investment manager controlled by the Queensland state government, has closed its global infrastructure fund at the hard cap of A$2.3 billion ($1.8 billion), beating the A$1.7 billion target.
Actis Capital has closed its fourth emerging markets energy fund at the hard cap of $2.75 billion, after just seven months in the market. It will invest in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Providence Equity Partners has exited its remaining 3.3% stake in Indian mobile network operator Idea Cellular for INR12.9 billion ($193 million).