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14 March 2014

Carlyle teams with Moore Capital founder Bacon for Traxys stake

coal-mine-2_sq US private equity giant Carlyle has teamed up with Moore Capital Management founder Louis Bacon to pick up a majority stake in metals and minerals commodity merchant Traxys Group.

18 June 2013

Franklin Templeton acquires remaining 80% stake in Pelagos

London firm Franklin Templeton Investments has bought out the remaining 80 per cent stake in alternative investment firm Pelagos Capital Management.

21 May 2013

Riverstone could put up to $1bn into new commodities venture

US energy-focused private equity firm Riverstone is reportedly leading talks to invest up to $1bn in a new commodities venture designed to take advantage of a bank lending gap within the industry.

7 February 2013

Verny Capital sells Kazzinc stake to Kazakh sovereign wealth fund

welding-industrial_sq Kazakh private equity firm Verny Capital has sold its 29 per cent stake in Kazzinc, a zinc producer controlled by Glencore, to Kazakhstan sovereign wealth fund Samruk-Kazyna.

4 February 2013

Archer Capital sells Ausfuel to Trafigura’s Puma Energy

M Australian buyout house Archer Capital has agreed to sell petrol station and oil import terminal business Ausfuel to Puma Energy, an emerging markets-focused subsidiary of Dutch commodity giant Trafigura.

16 January 2013

Richard Ong’s RRJ Capital invests in Olam bonds, shares

RRJ Capital, the Hong Kong-based private equity firm set up two years ago by former Hopu co-founder Richard Ong, is planning to buy bonds and shares issued by Olam International – the commodity supplier targeted by short-seller Carson Block.

15 January 2013

Apollo Global seals coal mining partnership with NRI Management

nri management_sq New York-based buyout titan Apollo has committed $300m to a strategic partnership with mining investor NRI Management which will see the pair invest in mining properties in established regions around the world, with a primary focus on coal.

14 November 2012

Carlyle seals maiden deal in Africa

etg_sq Carlyle has partnered with the private equity arm of Standard Chartered and an infrastructure fund managed by South Africa’s Remgro to buy a minority stake in Export Trading Group, marking the Nasdaq-listed buyout giant’s first deal in Africa.

11 October 2012

Sydney’s Pacific Road raises $476m for mining-focused fundp

Pacific Road Capital, a Sydney-based private equity firm focused on the global mining and materials industries, has closed its second fund with commitments of $476m.

11 October 2012

Baring ups stake in gold loan company Manappuram Finance

gold5_lrg Baring Private Equity Asia has increased its stake in Manappuram Finance, the gold loan company that is also backed by global growth investor Sequoia Capital.

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