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7 November 2013

AEA nears €640m of Siemens water technology business

Private equity firm AEA Investors is finalising the acquisition of German conglomerate Siemens' water technologies unit for €640m.

30 October 2013

China Everbright and Catalyst Equity Management launch $200m Israel-focused fund

Hong Kong-based firm China Everbright has teamed up with Israel's Catalyst Equity Management to launch a private equity fund to focus on investment opportunities in Israel.

15 October 2013

CIC, RRJ invest in water treatment company SIIC Environment Holdings

Sovereign wealth investor China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Asia-focused private equity firm RRJ Capital have picked up shares in Singapore-listed water treatment company SIIC Environment Holdings.

7 August 2013

Private equity bidders set sights on Siemens’ water technology unit

waterdrop_sml German technology group Siemens is looking to sell its water technology division for up to $700m, with bidders comprising private equity firms Platinum Equity, Centerbridge Partners and Golden Gate Capital.

12 July 2013

Indian Angel Network launches social impact fund

Investors within the Indian Angel Network have created a social impact fund to provide seed capital to provide financing to innovators working in clean energy, education, water and healthcare.

3 July 2013

Creditors to take control of AXA-backed Saur

SONY DSC Private equity-backed French water company Saur has agreed to be taken over by its creditors including BNPP, BPCE and RBS in exchange for writing down half of its €1.8bn debt.

17 June 2013

German SME investor Halder backs MBO for water dispenser company Aqua Vital

German SME investor Halder has acquired commercial water dispenser company Aqua Vital via an MBO.

13 June 2013

Liberation Capital tops up investment in water treatment company Desalitech

Water production and treatment solutions company Desalitech has secured $5m in equity funding from Liberation Capital, raising the private equity firm’s total investment in the business to $9.5m and the company’s total raised capital to over $13m.

10 June 2013

Investors walk away from Severn Trent Water

An investor consortium comprising Canada’s Borealis Infrastructure Management, sovereign wealth fund the Kuwait Investment Office and institutional investment group the Universities Superannuation Scheme have decided to walk away from bidding for UK water utility Severn Trent Water.

30 May 2013

MENA Infrastructure Fund buys into Oman’s largest power and water desalination plant

Dubai-headquartered MENA Infrastructure Fund has acquired a 20 per cent stake in Sohar Power, the owner and operator of Oman’s largest power generation and water desalination plant.

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