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Vivek Paul is joining the private equity firm from Wipro, India’s third-largest software exporter and a large outsourcing player.
The UK-listed financial services company has held a €60m first close of its third private equity fund, which will focus on the renewable energy sector.
The Washington DC-based private equity firm has unveiled a three-strong Indian buyout investment team, who will ply their trade out of Mumbai.
The London-listed global private equity firm has stepped up its limited partner activities with a substantial investment in I2, a UK-based infrastructure fund.
The global venture capital firm says its $45m investment in Nimbus is the largest ever private equity investment in the Indian media and entertainment industry.
The country’s $133bn pension fund has pledged $350m to two Asian private equity funds as it looks to commit $7bn to the sector over the next five years.
Michael Kim, the former co-head of Asian buyouts at Carlyle Group, has quickly amassed $750 million of commitments for his spinout fund MBK Partners, according to a report.
As the private equity arm of Henderson Global Investors gears up for the launch of its second pan-Asian growth capital fund it has announced the doubling of its money in Singapore-based MagiNet.
The global private equity firm is demonstrating a penchant for investing in other firms’ funds. But don’t expect it to launch a fund of funds operation just yet, reports Andy Thomson.
The $32m financing of India’s largest private shipyard is the latest in a series of infrastructure-related deals that have seen domestic private equity funds scrambling for a slice of the action.

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