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8 February 2016

Private equity records massive boost in mining deals across 2015 $

open-pit-mining-920200_1920 Private equity deals targeting the mining sector more than doubled in number in 2015 compared to the previous year amid falling equity and commodity prices in the sector, new research shows.

13 November 2015

Natural resource investors are not put off by the volatile commodity prices says exec $

wind-turbines-1007363_640 A fall in the price of commodities should not put people off investing in natural resources as it is long term game according to Global Natural Resource Investments (GNRI) managing director Mark Brown.

5 December 2014

CPPIB, KKR-backed MCS joins energy financing partnership

oil-rig-464816-m Private equity-backed MCS Capital Markets has team up with physical commodities and merchant finance firm Freepoint Commodities to provide debt and equity financing solutions to businesses in the energy and commodities sector.

28 October 2014

Oaktree Capital agrees to inject $500m in commodities trader HETCO

T Oaktree Capital Management has agreed a deal for Hess Corp’s energy trading unit HETCO which will see it inject $500m of new capital into the business.

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.

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