EXI Seeks US$42.8m via CKD (en español)

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(El Economista) EXI, investment fund focused on energy and infrastructure projects, announced a plan to raise US$42.8m with the sale of stakes in its CKD. Read more

Brookfield Buys 56.7% of Isagen for US$2b (en español)

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(Dinero) Canadian fund Brookfield became Isagen’s newest stakeholder and the only company to offer 56.7% of the Colombian government’s share of the energy generator. Read more

Sigma SAFI’s Chilena Colbún Acquires Peru’s Fenix Power

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(Gestión) An investor consortium composed of Chilean utility company Colbún, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and Sigma SAFI’s Infrastructure Fund has acquired thermoelectric power generation company Fenix Power Perú. Read more

Riverstone Lists New MXN$12,500m CKD Vehicle on BMV (en español)

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(El Economista) Riverstone is listing a new MXN12,500m (US$734m) CKD vehicle on Mexico’s BMV. Read more

Actis consolidates Presence in North America with New Office Opening in New York City

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(PRNewswire) Actis, a leading pan-emerging market investor, today marked the formal opening of its new permanent office in New York City, which is its third office in the Americas and 13th globally. The new office will allow Actis to further deepen the breadth and strength of its partnerships across the Americas, as the firm looks ahead to its next stage of growth. Read more

Warburg Pincus Completes Fundraising for US$12b Global Private Equity Fund

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(Press Release) Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, today announced it has successfully raised its latest global fund, Warburg Pincus Private Equity XII, L.P. (“Warburg Pincus XII”). Launched in May 2015, Warburg Pincus XII has received third party commitments significantly in excess of its $12 billion hard cap. Read more

Fondo de Fondos Raises Capital for Energy Sector (en español)

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(El Economista) Fondo de Fondos, whose stakeholders include Nacional Financiera, Bancomext, Banobras and Focir, hope to raise US$300m to invest in energy sector businesses. Read more

EIM Capital Invests US$500m in León for Electrical Projects

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(El Financiero) Expresident Vincente Fox Quezada announced that investment fund EIM Capital, has committed to investing US$500m into León for electric field projects. Read more

Barclays Partners With Batista Alumni in First Brazil Investment

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(Bloomberg) Barclays Natrual Resource Investments is buying a stake in Brazil’s Cia. Positiva de Energia SA a Rio de Janeiro-based electricity start-up created to develop electricity and power generation projects founded by Eike Batista. Read more

Actis Opens Office in Mexico City

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(PEHub) Actis said Tuesday it has opened an office in Mexico City. Actis focuses on emerging markets with investments in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Other Actis offices are located in Sao Paulo, Cairo, Beijing, Mumbai, Johannesburg, London, Nairobi, Delhi, New York, Lagos and Singapore. Read more