China's biggest hydroelectric dam contractor Sinohydro Group Ltd. will be investing up to USD39.2 million in an hydroelectric project in Laos. The said company will also be investing USD724 million in a construction project in Shandong province.
Philippine mall and banking conglomerate SM Investments Corp (SMIC) has purchased five business process outsourcing (BPO) buildings in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig for an undisclosed amount.
A second data center in Amsterdam was launched by software Design Description (SDD)-only web hosting and cloud infrastructure provider DigitalOcean as part of its strategy to meet customer demand in cloud services.
The Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has cleared the USD500 million loan from the Asian Development Bank. The said fund will be used to rehabilitate and reconstruct communities struck by super typhoon Haiyan.
Citing data from Preqin, a report on the Financial Times said that investors were betting on European infrastructure projects. Despite the demand, the funds have backed fewer projects this year.
Samsung C&T Corp. on Monday announced that it has been awarded with a KRW1.29 trillion (USD1.22 billion) order to build a power plant in the western Saudi coast. Rabigh 2 power plant is expected to yield 2060 megawatts of electricity.
Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) expects to cash in around 3 billion euros ($4.1 billion) by June 2014 from the sale of minority stakes in gas and power grid networks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.
Sources who were familiar with the deal said the government of Turkey and the regional government of Iraqi Kurdistan inked a deal that would allow building of new infrastructure and cooperation in existing oil and gas resources to turn the latter into an oil and gas powerhouse.
Westports Holdings Bhd founder and Chairman G. Gnanalingam said his company is looking to partner with strategic investors to expand the capacity of Port Klang in Malaysia.
Gaelectric has received a funding of over EUR90 million from Irish and German sources for its third operating wind farm project in Dunbeg. Earlier this year, the wind farm company nabbed EUR65 million in debt financing.
France's two largest petroleum and electric utility firms are vying to develop two 500-megawatt wind projects near Le Treport in France. The French government opened the bidding earlier this year to attract investments of about EUR3.5 billion.
Protea Group has invested NGN11.13 billion (over USD70 million) for the development of more hotel brands in Nigeria, according to the group's chief executive officer.
Masdar Clean Energy announced its participation in the USD290-million Jordan Wind Project Company (JWPC), the company's first renewable energy investment outside the United Arab Emirates.
Rumors of coercion by the Russian government and President Vladimir Putin on local wealthy industrialists had been shut down by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, who said the moguls enjoyed good deals out of their investor participation for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Bahrain-based Islamic investment firm Tadhamon Capital announced that it has completed the acquisition of Paul Street development in London, in a joint venture with McLaren Property and Apache Capital.