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KKR backs $450m investment in Indian renewables player Hero Future Energies

Global buyout giant KKR has teamed with India's Hero Group to make a $450m investment in the latter's renewable energy arm. The post KKR backs $450m investment in Indian renewables player Hero Future Energies first

 KKR Invests in Hero Future Energies in $450 Million Transaction KKR Invests in Hero Future Energies in $450 Million Transaction

NEW DELHI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, and Hero Future Energies (“HFE” or the “Company”), the renewable energy arm of the Hero Group, today announced the signing of definitive agreements under which KKR

Proposed Additional Amendments to Form PF

Posted by Jessica Forbes, Philip Heimowitz, and Mark Highman, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, on Saturday, September 10, 2022 Editor's Note: Jessica Forbes and Philip Heimowitz are partners and Mark Highman is special

KKR Launches Highways Infrastructure Trust in India

Launch marks KKR’s third infrastructure investment trust in India Strengthens KKR’s ability to pursue opportunities in transportation, renewables, and power MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global investment firm KKR today announced the launch of Highways Infrastructure Trust

Double unicorn success helps propel India’s Fundamentum to $227 Fund II close

Indian venture capital investor Fundamentum has leveraged its success in backing two of the country's most recent unicorns to raise $227m for its sophomore fund. The post Double unicorn success helps propel India’s Fundamentum to

Ontario Teachers makes first Indian control buyout deal with Sahyadri Hospitals Group investment

The C$240bn-managing Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has agreed to buy a majority stake in Indian private hospitals chain Sahyadri Hospitals Group from Everstone. The post Ontario Teachers makes first Indian control buyout deal with Sahyadri

Statement by Chair Gensler on Proposed Joint Amendments to Form PF

Posted by Gary Gensler, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday, August 11, 2022 Editor's Note: Gary Gensler is Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This post is based on his recent public statement.

Asia-Pacific PE, VC, M&A jumps despite China deal activity slide

Asia Pacific private equity, venture capital, and M&A activity jumped almost 10% in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period last year - although deal activity in the region remains choppy. The

Apollo, Reliance Industries make binding bid for Boots at up to £6bn valuation

Apollo Global Management is said to have teamed up with Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries to make a binding bid for UK chemist chain Boots, which values the company at £5bn to £6bn. The post Apollo,

Actis eyes Indian life science labs demand with Rx Propellant deal

Global sustainable infrastructure investor Actis has bought Rx Propellant, a platform focused on providing R&D labs and facilities to tenants in the life sciences and related sectors in India. The post Actis eyes Indian life

TA buys into India-headquartered scientific informatics business Zifo amid ‘urgency’ for data-driven R&D

TA Associates has revealed its second deal in two days with the completion of a strategic growth investment in India-headquartered scientific informatics specialist Zifo RnD Solutions. The post TA buys into India-headquartered scientific informatics business

Long-serving exec Foisy named president at HKW Partners

Mid-market Indianapolis-based private equity firm HKW Partners has promoted Michael Foisy to president after 14 years with the firm. The post Long-serving exec Foisy named president at HKW Partners first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity

Actis agrees $1.55bn sale of Indian renewables provider Solenergi Power sale to Shell Overseas Investments

Sustainable infrastructure investor Actis has agreed to sell Solenergi Power, the flagship company for one of India’s largest renewable energy companies, to Shell Overseas Investments for $1.55bn. The post Actis agrees $1.55bn sale of Indian

TA Associates brings in ex-Softbank Vision Fund senior exec Gupta for Mumbai office

Private equity major TA Associates has hired former SoftBank Vision Fund investment director Vishal Gupta as a director in its Mumbai office. The post TA Associates brings in ex-Softbank Vision Fund senior exec Gupta for

The Proposed Private Fund Advisers Rule

Posted by Harvey L. Pitt, Kalorama Partners, LLC, on Thursday, April 21, 2022 Editor's Note: Harvey L. Pitt is Chief Executive Officer at Kalorama Partners LLC and its law firm affiliate Kalorama Legal Services PLLC,

KKR and Ontario Teachers’ Strengthen Commitment in India’s Road Sector

MUMBAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (“Ontario Teachers’”) today announced the signing of agreements under which Ontario Teachers’ will invest up to US$175 million (CAD220 million) in

DSG Consumer Partners holds first close for $120m-target fourth fund – report

DSG Consumer Partners has reached a first close on $63m on its fourth fund, AVCJ reported. The post DSG Consumer Partners holds first close for $120m-target fourth fund – report first appeared on AltAssets Private

Arkam Ventures holds final close for early-stage fund after being delayed by COVID-19 – report

Indian venture capital firm Arkam Ventures has closed a $106m early-stage fund, The India Times reported. The post Arkam Ventures holds final close for early-stage fund after being delayed by COVID-19 – report first appeared

Kotak Mahindra PE arm said to be raising a $1.5bn India-focused special opportunities credit fund

Kotak Investment Advisors, the private equity arm of Indian banking giant Kotak Mahindra Group is said to be back in the market for a $1.5bn fundraise, 50% increase from its predecessor. The post Kotak Mahindra

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