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12 February 2015

Australia’s QIC raises $528m infra fund via four investors

anzac-bridge-australia-1389280-m Brisbane-headquartered private equity investor QIC has pulled in $528m for its Global Infrastructure Fund thanks to four institutional investors.

9 December 2014

Virtu Financial confirms Temasek investment, Silver Lake partial exit

stock-brokerage-market-share-listed Virtu Financial has officially announced that Temasek has agreed to make a ‘strategic investment’ in the high frequency trading platform.

8 December 2014

Singapore’s Temasek to buy stake in high frequency trader Virtu

software binary code computer Singapore government-backed investor Temasek Holdings has reportedly agreed to buy a stake in US electronic dealing platform Virtu Financial from private equity firm Silver Lake Partners.

22 September 2014

HSBC’s MENA Infrastructure eyes $500m for Fund II, adds Turkey to remit

suleymaniye-mosque-1408001-m Dubai-based private equity investor MENA Infrastructure is looking to raise $500m for its second fund after “successfully” investing its first $300m vehicle.

17 September 2014

Sovereign wealth prefers direct real estate investment over private equity “blind pool”p

dark-ripples-1057628-m Sovereign wealth funds choosing direct investments over private equity is not a new phenomenon, but it is one that is currently noticeable in the real estate sector said Patron Capital managing director Keith Breslauer.

28 August 2014

GIC invests $104m in Asia music streaming company KKBOX

listen-to-the-music-2-1408618-m Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC has backed music streaming service provider KKBOX with an investment of $104m.

13 August 2014

CVC considers £4bn joint bid with Singapore government to buy cement company assets

cement-mixer-118250-m Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is reportedly in talks with Singapore's Government Investment Corporation about jointly acquiring assets of European cement companies Holcim and Lafarge for £4bn.

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.

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