A consortium featuring Hastings Fund Management, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) will pay A$10.26 billion ($7.5 billion) for...
Buyouts | 25 Nov 2015 |
China's Hony Capital will buy A$500 million ($381 million) worth of shares in Australia-based oil and gas supplier Santos, as part of the company's bid to cut debt by raising A$3.5 billion.
Australasia | 09 Nov 2015 |
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Cleantech | 04 Nov 2015
Indian renewable energy producer ReNew Power Ventures has raised a $265 million funding round led by a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), with participation by existing investors Goldman Sachs and the Global Environment Fund (GEF).
South Asia | 28 Oct 2015 |
TVS Capital has paid INR810 million ($12.5 million) for a 4% stake in Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) held by Bessemer Venture Partners.
South Asia | 28 Oct 2015 |
Cube Highways & Infrastructure, the India toll road and transportation investment platform of I Squared Capital, has bought an Indian toll road from developer Madhucon Infra.
South Asia | 27 Oct 2015 |
Chinese real estate developer Yantai Xinchao Industry has acquired two oil assets in West Texas backed by US-based private equity firms ArcLight Capital Partners and Denham Capital.
Greater China | 26 Oct 2015 |
Financial Technologies (FTIL) has agreed to sell its remaining 5.46% stake in India Energy Exchange (IEX) to Milltec, a portfolio company of Multiples Alternative Asset Management, completing its exit from the company.
South Asia | 26 Oct 2015 |
Australia-based oil and gas supplier Santos has rejected a takeover bid from Scepter Partners, a private equity firm backed by sovereign wealth funds and high net worth individuals in Asia and the Middle East.
Australasia | 23 Oct 2015 |
IDFC Alternatives and Macquarie SBI Infrastructure Management will make partial exits from India-based Viom Networks as American Tower Corporation (ATC) buys a 51% stake in the telecom tower business.
Exits | 22 Oct 2015 |
Singapore’s GIC Private has agreed to acquire Greenko, an India-focused renewable energy developer that has previously received funding from the likes of TPG Capital and EIG Global Energy Partners.
Exits | 20 Oct 2015 |
Bridgeport Capital, the direct investment arm of Hawkesbridge Capital, has acquired Australia’s Underground Cable Systems (UCS) in a deal worth approximately A$100 million ($73 million) alongside company management.
Australasia | 20 Oct 2015 |
Crescent Capital Partners has moved closer to a buyout of Australian engineering company Cardno by winning board support for the deal with an improved offer.
Buyouts | 19 Oct 2015 |
Australia’s competition regulator has raised concerns about Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management’s A$8.9 billion ($6.5 billion) cash-and-stock acquisition of listed rail freight and cargo port operator Asciano.
Regulation | 16 Oct 2015 |
The board of Australian engineering company Cardno has advised shareholders to reject a buyout offer from Crescent Capital Partners on the grounds that it is opportunistic and undervalues the business.
Buyouts | 13 Oct 2015 |
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