Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based conglomerate Sime Darby Bhd, through its subsidiary Haynes Mechanical, picked up a 70% stake in Singleton, Australia-based mining machinery provider TFP Engineering for A$3.2 million (MYR9.5 million).
Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York, has acquired Midland, Texas-based oilfield chemicals provider Kel-Tech Inc for an undisclosed amount, a statement about the funding said.
New York, US-based scrap metal processor and recycler Upstate Shredding snapped up Irving-based rival Brant Auto Parts for an undisclosed amount in an all-cash deal.
Activist investor Casablanca Capital has rejected an offer made by Cliffs Natural Resources to end the proxy battle to gain control of the miner's board, Reuters reported.
Johannesburg, South Africa-based banking network Nedbank Capital is looking for new mining investment destinations in Africa, aside from gold explorations in Tanzania, Ghana, and Burkina Faso.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based cables manufacturer Ducab purchased Durham, UK-based cable maker AEI Cables for an undisclosed amount to expand its product offering and international market reach.
After turning around the performance of Elster Group and making divestments last year, London-based investment firm Melrose Industries is ready to start making acquisitions, Bloomberg reported.
The government of Quebec approved a $10-million equity investment in Montreal, Canada-based alumina producer Orbite Alumniae Inc, with the funds coming from the government's financing arm Investissement Quebec.
Norfolk, UK-based energy firm 3Sun Group bagged a $16.7 million (£10 million) investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF) to fuel its European expansion and workforce addition.
Nairobi, Kenya-based private equity firm Catalyst Principal Partners acquired Dar es Salaam, Tanzania-based heavy equipment rental and logistics firm EFFCO for an undisclosed amount as part of its strategy to invest in high-growth companies in eastern Africa.
Robert Friedland's High Power Exploration has invested in Australian copper prospector Apollo Minerals, highlighting the progress it is making into the country's small cap resources sector, Reuters reported.
Helsinki, Finalnd-based chemical industry group Kemira announced that it will acquire the alkyl ketene dimer (AKD) emulsion unit of Ludwigshafen, Germany-based chemical giant for an undisclosed sum.
West Perth, Australia-based public exploration and mining firm Golden Rim Resources raised $491,000 in placement to continue developing its Balogo project in Burkina Faso, Africa while the firm is still trying to determine other funding options.
Bangalore, India-based outsourced engineering solutions provider Quest Global Engineering added Houston, US-based engineering firm Beeken TechQuest for an undisclosed sum to meet the engineering workforce demand in the oil & gas industry.
Philippines-based Aboitiz Equity Ventures property unit Aboitiz Land Inc had purchased the remaining 40% of common shares from Maurbeni, Japanese trading firm, worth 360 million from LiMA Land Inc (LLI). LiMA Land is the company that owns and runs the LiMA Technology Center, the filing detailed from Philippine Stock Exchange. .