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19 May 2014

Actis sells Umeme stake for $85.5m

africa-tanzania_sq London-based private equity firm Actis has sold a substantial stake in Ugandan power group Umeme in an $85.5m deal.

6 May 2014

Actis considers Umeme stake sale

africa-tanzania_sq UK private equity firm Actis is looking to sell a substantial part of its majority interest in Ugandan power group Umeme.

29 April 2014

Energy Future files for bankruptcy

Private equity-backed utility group Energy Future Holdings, which currently has debts of $40bn, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

8 April 2014

Energy Capital Partners smashes target with $5bn fund close

US private equity firm Energy Capital Partners has confirmed a final closing of its third fund on $5.043bn in commitments, surpassing its $3.5bn target.

1 April 2014

Southern Cross exits 50% stake in Chile’s Gas Atacama

Private equity firm Southern Cross has exited its 50 per cent stake in Gas Atacama to electric utility group Endesa Chile for $309m.

9 December 2013

Rockland Capital raises $425m for energy investment fundp

US private equity firm Rockland Capital has raised $425m for its latest energy-focused investment fund.

21 October 2013

Albion Ventures backs another hydro development in £9.3m Scottish deal

UK-based venture firm Albion Ventures has invested £9.3m into the development of a 2MW hydropower scheme in Scotland in partnership with Perth-based developer Green Highland Renewables (GHR).

17 July 2013

LS Power back on the road with $1.5bn fund

Energy investor LS Power has reportedly launched its third fund with a $1.5bn target. The firm has returned to the market with a fund half the size of its second vehicle, which raised $3.09bn in 2007, said Dow Jones, citing three people with knowledge of the matter. The new fund will be exclusively focused on[...]

4 July 2013

AMP Capital acquires 42% stake in New Zealand’s Powerco

Australian fund manager AMP Capital has agreed to acquire Brookfield Infrastructure Partners’ 42 per cent stake in New Zealand-based electricity and gas distribution business Powerco for NZ$525m.

30 May 2013

Navis Capital Partners acquires stake in Malaysia’s HG Power Transmissions

Private equity firm Navis Capital Partners has acquired a stake of over 50 per cent in Malaysian transmission services group HG Power Transmissions.

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