Turnaround specialist Allegro sees opportunity in luxury tourist transportation venture
A consortium including QIC, Future Fund and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has paid A$9.7 billion ($7.3 billion) for a 50-year lease at the Port of Melbourne, Australia’s largest container and cargo facility.
Singapore-based alternative credit investor Pierfront Capital has committed $25 million to Merdeka Copper Gold, an Indonesia-based operator of copper and gold mines backed by Saratoga Capital and Provident Capital.
Equis has signed a wind power offtake deal with an Indonesian electricity supplier as part of a $500 million renewable energy project package.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has joined EMA Power Investment to invest $175.5 million in Bangladeshi independent power producer Summit Corporation (SCL).
Equity International (EI), a Chicago-based investment firm focused on real estate and infrastructure platforms in emerging markets, has closed its first Asia-focused fund, aimed at supporting Chinese warehouse firm e-Shang Redwood (ESR).
Best Logistics Technologies, a China-based logistics and supply chain management business part-owned by Alibaba Group, has completed a $760 million round led by Everbright Financial Holding Asset Management and CITIC Private Equity.
Singapore’s UOB Venture Management (UOBVM) and Japanese financial group Orix Corp. plan to invest $50 million in Bitexco Power Corporation, the largest privately-owned hydropower company in Vietnam.
The Carlyle Group has fully exited its remaining stake in Australian ports operator Qube Logistics for a reported A$350 million ($263 million).
Indian investors feel that despite recent problems with yieldcos on the global market, the model still holds promise for the country’s renewable energy sector
Cube Highways and Infrastructure, the India toll road and transportation investment platform of I Squared Capital, has bought a toll road asset from IL&FS Transportation Networks for INR1.4 billion ($20.9 million).
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, will invest up to $125 million in Hero Future Energies (HFE), a renewable energy platform based in India.
Singapore's Temasek Holdings has exited its stakes in Bharti Airtel and Intouch, telecommunications service providers based in India and Thailand respectively, to Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) for a total of S$2.5 billion ($1.8 billion).
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, is considering a $40 million investment in Chinese animal feed producer Anyou Biotechnology Group.
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has agreed to acquire a 20% stake in Plenary Group Holdings, which controls the Australian operations of the global specialist infrastructure investor Plenary Group.
US private equity firm SCF Partners and Australia's Viburnum Funds have agreed to acquire the Asia Pacific subsea services business of Netherlands-based Fugro.
Warburg Pincus has agreed to invest up to $125 million in an India-based supply chain services start-up founded by Anshuman Singh, who previously spent nine years as head of Future Supply Chain Solutions.
With significant policy support for the sector, Partners Group thinks its investment in Formosa Solar could be the first of numerous sizeable deals in Taiwan renewables
China-based solar cell manufacturer Trina Solar has agreed a $1.1 billion take-private deal with a consortium comprising its chairman and CEO as well as several domestic private equity funds.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has committed $200 million to its IFC Emerging Asia Fund (EAF).
Partners Group has committed $200 million to the creation of a portfolio of solar power plants in Taiwan over the next three years.
The QIC Global Infrastructure Fund and Future Fund have committed A$800 million ($598 million) to the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), a vehicle launched by domestic electricity provider AGL Energy to bankroll large-scale renewable energy projects.
Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corporation has raised $410 million for two private equity funds – to be operated by its asset management arm – that have a combined target of $1.5 billion.
Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management has achieved a final close of $14 billion for a global infrastructure fund, exceeding the vehicle’s original target corpus of $10 billion.