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28 March 2014

Blackstone Group launches water investment platform

Global private equity firm Blackstone has launched Global Water Development Partners, a new water-focused investment and development platform.

4 March 2014

Climate Change Capital exits wastewater company Orege

UK green private equity firm Climate Change Capital has accepted a tender offer from French investor Eren for the sale of its stake in wastewater company Orege.

28 February 2014

Themes Investment Partners exits China’s Standard Water Company in $218m deal

China-focused private equity firm Themes Investment Partners has sold its majority stake in Beijing-based Standard Water Company to Beijing Enterprise Water Group for $218m, PEI has reported. Standard Water operates 30 wastewater treatment plants in China and has a daily capacity of 1.5 million tons. Themes invested $110m in the company back in 2010, taking[...]

13 February 2014

Canada’s Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund inks first VC commitments

Canada’s government backed Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund (NVCF) has made its first two fund commitments totalling $60m to Canadian VC funds XPV Water Fund II and Georgian Partners Growth Fund II.

27 November 2013

Blackstone, Danaher team up again in $1.5bn-plus Ashland water tech bidding

Private equity giant Blackstone has reportedly teamed up with industrial conglomerate Danaher to bid for the water technologies unit of chemical maker Ashland.

7 November 2013

AEA nears €640m of Siemens water technology business

Private equity firm AEA Investors is finalising the acquisition of German conglomerate Siemens' water technologies unit for €640m.

30 October 2013

China Everbright and Catalyst Equity Management launch $200m Israel-focused fund

Hong Kong-based firm China Everbright has teamed up with Israel's Catalyst Equity Management to launch a private equity fund to focus on investment opportunities in Israel.

15 October 2013

CIC, RRJ invest in water treatment company SIIC Environment Holdings

Sovereign wealth investor China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Asia-focused private equity firm RRJ Capital have picked up shares in Singapore-listed water treatment company SIIC Environment Holdings.

7 August 2013

Private equity bidders set sights on Siemens’ water technology unit

waterdrop_sml German technology group Siemens is looking to sell its water technology division for up to $700m, with bidders comprising private equity firms Platinum Equity, Centerbridge Partners and Golden Gate Capital.

12 July 2013

Indian Angel Network launches social impact fund

Investors within the Indian Angel Network have created a social impact fund to provide seed capital to provide financing to innovators working in clean energy, education, water and healthcare.

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