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Morgan Stanley private equity arm raises $1.7 bn Asia fund

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 18:18

Morgan Stanley said its Asia private equity unit has raised USD 1.7 billion in its fourth Asia fund as it seeks investment opportunities in China and South Korea.

Stan Chartered to invest Rs 500-cr in Sterlite Power Grid

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 12:55

Power transmission solutions provider, Sterlite Technologies has entered into an agreement to raise Rs 500 crore through equity infusion from Standard Chartered Private Equity for funding its existing as well as new projects, the company said Monday.

PE investments decline 28% to $1.94 bn in Apr-Jun qtr

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 21:16

Private equity (PE) investments in the April-June quarter dropped 28 percent to USD 1.94 billion due to various uncertainties including those related to the new companies law, says a report.

India attracts $4.9 bn pvt equity, VC funding in H1 2014

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 20:49

India witnessed investments worth USD 4.93 billion by private equity and venture capital players in the first half of this year while investor sentiment has improved following general election results, says a report.

PE investment activity in May halves to $904 mn

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 20:23

Private equity investment activity in India remained muted in the month of May as there were 43 deals worth USD 904 million, registering a decline of over 53 percent over the corresponding period last year.

Bain sues EY over USD $60 mn loss in Lilliput Kidswear

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:10

Global private equity firm Bain Capital Partners LLC is suing EY in a United States court, claiming that the auditing firm cost it roughly USD 60 million by advising it to invest in Lilliput Kidswear, a children`s clothing company in India.

Bain to sell stake in Hero MotoCorp worth up to $393 mn

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 19:51

The private equity firm is offering the Indian company`s shares in the indicative price band of 2,582 rupees to 2,717 rupees each, it said, a discount of as much as 5 percent from its closing price on Thursday.

Freshdesk raises $31 million in private equity funding

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 19:49

Indian online customer support platform Freshdesk has raised USD 31 million in a fresh round of funding from private equity firms Tiger Global, Accel Partners and Google Capital, the company said on Thursday.

Govt approves 10 FDI proposals worth Rs 140 crore

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 18:32

The government has cleared 10 foreign direct investment proposal totalling Rs 139.95 crore, including that of Equitas Holding and Ambit Pragma Fund II.

Private equity investment in India doubles to $2.4 bn in Q1

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 16:34

The value of investments was USD 1.2 billion in the January-March quarter.

Over two-fold rise in PE inflows into realty in Jan-Mar: C&W

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 19:31

Private equity inflows into the real estate sector jumped more than two-fold during January-March period to Rs 2,800 crore, according to global property consultant Cushman & Wakefield.

103 alternative funds allowed to operate in India by Sebi

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 14:40

Market regulator Sebi has allowed as many as 103 entities to set up AIFs - newly created class of pooled-in investment vehicles for real estate, private equity and hedge funds in less than two years.