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15 January 2015

Carlyle to buy electricity company Malaga Peaking Plant

lightning-1381514-m Global private equity investor The Carlyle Group has agreed to buy electricity business Malaga Peaking Plant together with its portfolio company Cogentrix Energy Power Management.

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.

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