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15 June 2015

BlackRock to buy Mexican infrastructure fund said to be linked to scandal

mexico_flag_170sq BlackRock is to buy a Mexican infrastructure investment fund that was behind projects of a contractor named in a scandal that has been involved the country's president, Enrique Pena Nieto, according to Reuters and other media organisations.

1 June 2015

Limited Partners increasingly considering ESG issues when investing: PwC $

Philip Case PwC Seven out of ten institutional investors interviewed by PwC said they would decline to take part in a private equity fund-raising, or would turn down a co-investment, if they had concerns about it on environmental, social and/or governance risk grounds.

31 March 2015

UK’s Dunedin buys stake in construction consultancy Blackrock Programme Management

construction-site-918644-m Mid-market buyout house Dunedin said it has picked up a significant minority stake in UK construction services company Blackrock Programme Management, which provides consultancy to large, international construction projects.

31 March 2015

OCERS commits $200m to 4 energy funds

oil well drill The Orange County Employees Retirement System has reportedly laid down $200m total to four energy-related funds including to Ridgewood Energy and BlackRock.

27 March 2015

Blackrock, First Reserve join $900m Mexico gas pipeline deal

gas-pipes-370311-m Energy-focused private equity firm First Reserve has teamed up with BlackRock and energy company Petroleos Mexicanos to buy a 45 per cent stake in a Mexican natural gas pipeline project for $900m.

11 March 2015

Wellington, Blackrock in $115m round for SaaS subscription company Zuora

usa-dollar-bills-1431130-m Investment giant Blackrock and Wellington Management Company have joined a $115m funding round to help US software-as-a-service company Zuora expand to new markets.

28 October 2014

VC-backed Snapdeal lands $627m

consumer shopping buy purchase retail Venture capital-backed e-commerce site Snapdeal has landed a whooping $627m in a financing round from SoftBank group.

14 October 2014

CVC, First Media to sell $66m shares in Link Net

broadband adsl Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners and Indonesian internet and cable operator PT First Media plan to sell $668m in shares in broadband provider PT Link Net Tbk.

1 October 2014

BlackRock eyes Asia opportunistic real estate fund with $1bn target

garden-temple-1425868-m Multinational asset manager BlackRock is reportedly set to launch a $1bn-targeting opportunistic fund focused on Asia.

11 September 2014

FF&P sells stake in Macquarie’s infrastructure fund to BlackRock

rail FF&P has reportedly sold a stake in an infrastructure fund managed by Macquarie to BlackRock.

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