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13 April 2015

GP Investments to pick up Brazilian utility unit in $325m deal

brazil flag Latin American alternative investment firm GP Investments is reportedly set to pick up a stake in the broadband operating arm of Brazilian telecommunications company Cemig SA.

9 April 2015

Next World Capital leads oversubscribed Series C for FirstFuel Software

gas hob energy Next World Capital has headed up a $23m Series C funding round for customer intelligence company FirstFuel Software.

24 March 2015

EQT to sell 100% of Nordic gas company Swedegas to trade partners

twins-739644-m The infrastructure arm of European buyout firm EQT has agreed to sell Swedish gas grid operator Swedegas to fellow gas transmission companies Enagás and Fluxys Europe.

16 March 2015

OMERS’ Borealis leads buyout of Swedish utility unit Fortum in €6.6bn deal

electricity power lines energy The infrastructure investment arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) has led a consortium to pick up Fortum Distribution, Fortum's electricity distribution networks in Sweden.

23 January 2015

Scandinavian firm EQT injects emergency cash into ailing SAG investment

shiny-cables-1254480-m Sweden-based private equity house EQT has been forced to pump $35m in emergency funds into its German utilities services investment, SAG, after the portfolio company breached debt covenants during a tough 2014.

2 July 2014

EnerTech helps EnergySavvy close $8.3m round

energy savvy Software-as-a-service company EnergySavvy has received investments form EnerTech Capital and PinnacleWest’s investment arm El Dorado Investment Company, bringing the funding round to $8.25m.

18 June 2014

Energy Future’s unit sued by noteholders

bucks Holders of $2.2bn worth of notes of bankrupt utilities group Energy Future have sued one of its units, saying they should receive early redemption payments of more than $700m if their securities are refinanced.

9 June 2014

Energy Future gets approval for bankruptcy loan

courtroom Private equity-backed utilities company Energy Future Holdings has secured approval for a $5.4bn bankruptcy loan.

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.

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.

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