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18 December 2012

XSML’s Central Africa SME Fund invests in Bamara Transports

xsml_sg Amsterdam-based emerging markets investor XSML has invested in Bamara Transports DJ, a road transport company in the Central African Republic, through its Central Africa SME Fund.

22 November 2012

GM Ventures leads $23m round for green bus company Proterra

GM Ventures, the venture capital arm of General Motors, has participated in a $23m funding round for sustainable transport group Proterra.

5 November 2012

Corporate VC breaks new ground as investment focus widens $

As corporate venturing expands beyond its traditional strongholds, the investment focus is widening as well, looking beyond their core businesses toward sectors such as clean technology.

16 October 2012

Goldman Sachs adds Global Infrastructure Partners’ Adebayo Ogunlesi to board

gip_ogunlesi_l Goldman Sachs has named Global Infrastructure Partners head Adebayo Ogunlesi as an independent director of the firm.

15 October 2012

North America heads up global deal-making $

While private equity deals targeting companies based in the US were both the most valuable and the most frequent in September, both figures were down compared with August

2 October 2012

XSML invests in Congo river, road transportation business

xsml_sg Amsterdam-based emerging markets investor XSML has sealed its fifth deal in Congo DRC after investing in SOGETRA SPRL, a company involved in river and road transport in the country.

18 September 2012

Chemicals industry leads the pack for PE deals $

The value of private equity transactions targeting companies in the chemicals rubber and plastics industry were worth more than twice as much in August as in July, leaping from $3.14bn to $7.23bn.

12 September 2012

Bain, Temasek in lead for TPG’s stake in Shriram Transport Finance

Global buyout giant Bain Capital, Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek and Mumbia-based conglomerate Piramel Group are reported to be leading the race to buy TPG Capital’s 20 per cent stake in Shriram Transport Finance Corp.

5 September 2012

Gimv leads €10m round for electric scooter company GOVECS

govecs_170sq European investment firm Gimv has invested €4m as part of a €10m round for Munich-based electric scooter company GOVECS.

7 August 2012

Centerbridge wipes out Cardinal Logistics debt through recap

New York-based buyout house Centerbridge Partners has taken on its second recapitalisation in two months by purchasing Cardinal Logistics Management.

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