Australian middle-market private equity firm CPE Capital has sold StraitNZ, a ferry and logistics operator that runs services across the Cook Strait between New Zealand’s North and South Islands, to Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP).
The deal was first reported by The Australian Financial Review last December, which claimed the valuation was more than NZD 500m (USD 348m). MSIP has now confirmed the transaction. CPE – then known...
India’s Innoven Capital, a joint venture between UOB and Temasek Holdings-owned Seviora Holdings, has fractionalised a USD 50m venture debt fund using blockchain and smart contracts.
OneVentures and UniQuest have led a AUD 34m (USD 23m) funding round for Vaxxas, an Australia-based biotechnology company running clinical programmes that include a needle-free COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
Temasek Holdings, A91 Partners, and Kae Capital have invested USD 135m in Indian omnichannel wellness products retailer HealthKart.