Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has launched an Australia and New Zealand-focused secured assets fund intended to invest in companies that generate annuity income but also offer opportunities for traditional private equity-style operational improvement.
Warburg Pincus and industrial conglomerate Becamex IDC have agreed to set up a $200 million platform to develop institutional-grade infrastructure and logistics properties in Vietnam.
GLP, a Singapore-headquartered warehouse operator formerly known as Global Logistic Properties that was acquired by a PE consortium last year, has established a RMB10 billion ($1.6 billion) China fund with China Life Insurance as the sole LP.
Organica Water's plans to build botanical garden-style wastewater treatment plants in urban centers along the Silk Road make it well-suited to CITIC Capital's One Belt One Road (OBOR) agenda
CITIC Capital has led a $21 million Series D investment in Organica Water, a US-based environmental infrastructure company with extensive operations in Asia.
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has sold its stake in Sterlite Power, the power grid subsidiary of Sterlite Technologies, an India-listed transmission solutions provider for the telecom and power industries, via a buyback.
Partners Group has confirmed a 3.2x return on its investment in Japan Solar as part of a previously announced larger Asia energy acquisition by Global Investment Partners (GIP).
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has invested $144 million in Indian renewable energy producer ReNew Power Ventures, providing an exit for the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) – the world’s largest pool of retirement savings – has awarded a global infrastructure fund-of-funds mandate to StepStone Group.
Partners Group has sold its entire 21% stake in Australia’s Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) to AMP Capital.
Kr Space, a China-based co-working space operator, has received RMB600 million ($92 million) in a pre-Series B round of funding from its existing investors.
Chinese insurers have been banned from using their private equity units to lend capital to projects backed by local governments for fear that this will inflate already sizeable debt burdens and raise financing costs in the real economy.
Brookfield Asset Management has agreed to buy the Westinghouse nuclear power unit from Japan’s Toshiba Corporation in a deal worth approximately $4.6 billion.
Polaris Capital has agreed to sell Yodogawa Transformer, a Japanese power generation and equipment services company it acquired in early 2016, to Orix Rentec Corp.
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) has acquired Jasper Farms, a leading avocado producer in Australia.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has invested HK$1.9 billion ($248 million) in a Hong Kong-based warehousing joint venture with logistics operator Goodman Group.
Shareholders have voted in favor of a S$15.9 billion ($11.5 billion) acquisition of Singapore-listed warehouse operator Global Logistic Properties (GLP) by a consortium that includes Hopu Investment and Hillhouse Capital.
A sudden shake-up in the economics of India’s energy sector has piqued investor appetite to the point of indigestion. As the market settles, a long-term growth story appears set to support a range of industries
Mutual fund managers are expected to be among the first beneficiaries of moves by the Taiwan government to cultivate a domestic PE ecosystem. Industry participants are optimistic, but they must be patient
Infrastructure is shedding its reputation for being a sleepy sector as Asian investors join a global surge of interest in the asset class. Strategic angling for the best deals will now require a more nimble approach
IndoSpace, a joint venture between the Everstone Group and US-based Realterm Global, has launched its third fund aimed at developing Indian logistics and industrial facilities.
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) is backing Australia-headquartered property company Logos’ expansion into Indian logistics projects.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has committed up to $500 million to Alpha Data Centre Fund (ADCF), a data center-focused PE fund managed by Singapore conglomerate Keppel Group.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), currently Australia’s largest domestic buyout player, plans to raise an infrastructure fund with a view to applying operational knowhow from private equity to investments in a different asset class.