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24 June 2014

Private equity to benefit from increased sovereign wealth appetite for alternativesp

news_uparrow_lrg Sovereign wealth investors are due to up their exposure to global private equity by an estimated 39 per cent this year, according to research out this week.

20 June 2014

General Atlantic-backed Markit valued at $4.3bn through New York IPO

pie chart graph data Private equity-backed financial information provider Markit has valued itself at about $4.3bn by pricing its IPO at $24 per share.

19 June 2014

Middle Eastern investors expected to invest $145bn in European real estatep

dock-cranes-1188863-m European real estate projects are set for a flood of Middle East investment over the next decade as 80 per cent of an expected $180bn outlay targets the region, new research shows.

9 May 2014

GIC leads $170m investment in Brazilian sporting goods company Netshoes

tennis balls Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has led a $170m investment round in Brazilian sporting goods business Netshoes.

17 April 2014

Temasek values internet of things platform Jasper at $1bn with new investment

Singapore sovereign wealth investor Temasek has backed cloud-based internet of things platform Jasper with $50m, valuing the company at about $1bn.

16 April 2014

Temasek, IFC back Nigerian gas developer Seven Energy with $255m

T Singapore sovereign wealth investor Temasek and the IFC have committed $255m to Nigeria-based Seven Energy International to boost its gas supply business in the country’s developing energy market.

3 July 2013

RDIF eyes $250m Rostelecom stake buy alongside Deutsche Bank

telephone-cable_sq State-backed private equity vehicle the Russian Direct Investment Fund is reportedly preparing to buy a stake in state-controlled telecoms operator Rostelecom.

20 May 2013

Middle East sovereign funds up PE allocation amid co-investment risep

middle-east-yacht Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds have increased their allocations to private equity by eight per cent in the past two years amid a diversification by buyout firms into new investment models, new research has shown.

1 May 2013

Baring Asia edging out Temasek for Lafarge India stake buy

L Private equity firm Baring Asia has reportedly taken the initiative in its race with Temasek to invest $240m in French cement maker Lafarge’s Indian arm.

12 March 2013

KKR raising consortium to challenge rival buyout group for Life Technologies

Life Technologies US buyout giant KKR could raise a rival private equity consortium to challenge in the bidding for biotech tools group Life Technologies, it is understood.

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