UK private equity investor Foresight Solar Fund (FSF) has taken a 100% interest in an Australian solar farm and a 49% interest in each of two related projects. It coincides with a A$55 million ($43 million) investment from Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).
FSF’s total equity commitment in the transaction is A$74 million, according to a release. The GP has taken 100% control of the Oakey 2 project, which is expected to be commercially operational by November...
Rob Kaplan is CEO of Singapore’s Circulate Capital, which is dedicated to reducing oceanic plastic pollution. Its $150 million debut fund is backed by the likes of Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Unilever
Australia’s Blackbird Ventures has raised A$500 million ($357 million) for its fourth fund and named Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes as chairman.
Yaoyanshe, a Chinese contract research organization (CRO) for novel drugs, has raised RMB600 million ($86 million) across two rounds in the past eight months.
MyGlamm, an online Indian cosmetics brand, has agreed to acquire POPxo, a women-focused content platform, for an undisclosed sum. Both companies have several VC backers.