The CDC Group, the development finance institution of the UK government, will be pouring more investments in India despite the sluggish economy, delayed reforms and a competitive private equity market.
Former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will be joining global private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC in March. Geithner became notable for his role during the US financial crisis.
French car maker Peugeot is looking into a possible sale of top vehicle interiors and emission control technology company Faurecia. Peugeot exiting Faurecia might be necessary to secure another government bailout.
A CNBC report said the infrastructure industry, including power plants, ports and pipes, has given private equity companies and hedge fund firms opportunities for investment.
Clean-technology company Therma-Flite recently closed a major funding round with Canadian private equity and venture capital firm XPV Capital. Therma-Flite said it raised USD7.5 million in financing.
Australian investment firm Private Equity Partners had put up for sale 25% of its stake in Link Administration Holdings for AUD200 million. The holding company was acquired by PEP for AUD132 million.
Virginia-based wealth management technology company Wealthcare Capital Management said today that it will be acquired by private equity investment firm NewSprings Holdings LLC. Financial terms, however, remain undisclosed.
Search engine giant Google and private equity company KKR & Co. will be financing a solar power plant project for USD400 million. Six solar power plants were being built by Recurrent Energy LLC in California and Arizona.
In a recent study, the National Bureau of Economic Research said that combined costs associated with private equity fund investments are significantly huge. This essentially makes PE investments not so great in the long haul.
Majid Al Futtaim Holding LLC announced that it will be acquiring a Jourdan branch of the Middle East supermarket chain Spinneys. This year, the company also acquired a minority stake in Majid Al Futtaim Hypermarkets LLC.
Fortune 500 Western Refining Inc. was negotiating a purchase of a majority stake in Northern Tier Energy LP for USD775 million to capitalize on the rising oil production in the US.
Canadian company Saputo Inc's AUD449 million offer for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Holdings Ltd. has been recommended by the WCB board and subsequently approved by the Australian government.
The 2013 Investec Private Equity study takes the observations of fifteen senior private equity executives and their views on the future of the market.
The Telegraph reported that several private equity groups were invited to bid for a controlling stake of Ambassador.
Bain Capital Fund XI, with a projected USD6 billion, is now worth USD2.3 billion.