Global investment firm Carlyle has launched Farmfront Group, a new global platform of irrigation providers created following its 2022 acquisition of Ocmis Group and the recent acquisitions of three European irrigation firms – Irrimec, Otech, and RKD.
RRJ Capital, a Hong Kong and Singapore based private equity firm led by ex-Goldman Sachs banker Richard Ong, is considering making a €5bn bid for Vodafone’s Spanish business, according to a report by Investing.com.
Private equity firm Integral Corp is aiming to launch a find of around $3.3bn in the next four to five years by leveraging the funds it raised in an initial public offering in Tokyo last month, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Recent market jitters haven’t deterred CVC Capital Partners from its plan to go public, with the European private equity major said to be close to finalising details of what would be the largest IPO in Europe this year, according to a report by Reuters.
A dramatic increase in private credit investments by life insurers is creating systemic risk for investors, according to a report by the Financial Times quoting concerns aired by private equity investor J Christopher Flowers, the founder of JC Flowers & Co.
With the higher cost of financing deals making traditional investment exit routes more difficult and the UK IPO market in a slump, UK private equity managers are increasingly turning to continuation funds as they look to offload assets.
Global private investment firm KKR is expanding its operations in India with the opening of a new office in Gurugram, which the firm expects to be home to some 150 new staff by early 2024.
Former Ardian executives Vincent Gombault and Ingmar Vallano have teamed up with David Enriquez of New York City Retirement Systems and Harry van der Elst, a former Data Scientist at Coller Capital, to launch Clipway, a new global private equity secondaries firm.
Carlyle is pivoting away from bets on US consumer, media, and retail companies and will instead focus on other core sectors including financial services, healthcare, and technology, according to a report by Reuters.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management is partnering with the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System to launch a new separately managed account co-investment programme in private credit transactions across the Asia Pacific region.
28 February, 2024 – 8:00 am