Singapore’s GIC Private has agreed to invest INR50 billion ($713 million) in India-based telecommunications provider Bharti Airtel.
As the US overhauls its development finance institution in response to China’s growing infrastructure investment, the PE industry is preparing for a world in which politics goes hand-in-hand with capital
ESR, a pan-Asian logistics and fund management platform that was seeded by Warburg Pincus, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Several venture capital firms, including Global Brain, are participating in a Japanese government-backed accelerator program for space start-ups.
Ayana Renewable Power, an Indian renewable energy platform managed by CDC Group, has raised $330 million from its parent, along with new investors the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India (NIIF) and EverSource Capital.
Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) has made its first investment in India’s infrastructure sector, buying a 22% stake in infrastructure investment trust IndInfravit Trust for INR8.7 billion ($122 million).
Alliance Ventures, a VC firm created by Renault, Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, has confirmed an investment of undisclosed size in Chinese electric vehicle (EV) technology supplier PowerShare.
Bain Capital has acquired a majority interest in the data center construction and maintenance division of Shenzhen-listed NetScience Technology for RMB990 million ($147 million).
Cube Highways and Infrastructure, the India toll road and transportation investment platform of I Squared Capital, has agreed to acquire two toll road assets owned by Indian infrastructure developer KNR Constructions for INR1.9 billion ($26.7 million).
KKR has made the second investment from its global impact fund in Asia, participating in the previously-announced acquisition of Indian environmental services provider Ramky Enviro Engineers (REEL).
Corsair Capital has agreed to exit most of its controlling stake in DP World Australia to the shipping services provider’s original corporate parent.
Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), Singapore’s WEnergy Global, and ICMG Partners, a start-up accelerator with bases across Asia and the US, have launched a $100 million fund focused on clean energy innovation in Southeast Asia.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has acquired 100% of Ecolo Holdings, a Japanese parking lot business that operates primarily under the name Ecolocity.
Australian mid-market buyout firm Next Capital has agreed to buy NZ Bus, a local bus service operator in New Zealand, from infrastructure investment manager Infratil.
Intellihub Group, an Australian smart meter company formed earlier this year by Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) and Landis+Gyr, has acquired the metering data and service business of New Zealand power supplier Mercury for NZ$270 million ($185 million).
Everstone Group has established a partnership with Singapore-based warehouse operator GLP to invest $500 million in India’s logistics ecosystem.
In renewable energy platform Sprng, Actis Capital sees an opportunity to replicate the success it enjoyed with recently-exited Ostro Energy. A strong foundation based on alignment with management is the key
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has reached a first close of A$600 million ($433 million) on its secure assets fund, which invests in companies in Australia and New Zealand that generate annuity income but also offer opportunities for traditional private...
HiParking, a Korean parking managing business owned by VIG Partners, has agreed to buy Wilson Parking Korea as part of an industry consolidation play.
Hong Kong-based EmergeVest – a PE firm established by former executives from HSBC’s Asia principal investments division – has consolidated ownership of six UK logistics assets into a single platform with GBP850 million ($1 billion) in annual revenue.
Chinese commercial space launch start-up LandSpace has secured RMB300 million ($43 million) in an extended Series B round led by China Growth Capital.
Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has invested in a Vietnam hydropower project in which Nexif Energy, a Southeast Asia-focused energy investment platform backed by Denham Capital, owns a majority stake.
Large-cap GPs are setting their sights on listed companies, with healthcare, education and technology top of the list
Electrify, a Singapore-based energy marketplace based on blockchain technology and backed by Japan’s Global Brain, has raised an investment of undisclosed size from TEPCO Frontier Partners, an incubator sponsored by Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO).