Topics: Private Equity

PE Firm Offers Discount on Renewables Fund to Drive Investment

PE Firm Offers Discount on Renewables Fund to Drive ...

One of the most notable trends across private equity (PE) in recent years has been the lack of interest shown in cleantech and renewable energy sources. In fact, many investors and PE funds have been seeking the quickest ways to exit any investments they were holding.   However, a number of PE houses are still putting funds towards this sector, [...]

Why Clean Energy Investment by PE is Declining

Why Clean Energy Investment by PE is Declining

Despite ongoing innovation, such as Alstom’s recently marketed ECO 100 wind turbine that can power 2000 homes shown here, the appeal of clean energy investments has declined in the past two years. The PE and VC contribution to overall investment is currently running at USD 5.8 billion for solar, biofuel, wind and smart-grid startups worldwide last year, according to data [...]

Cleantech Predictions for 2013: Kachan Consulting Looks Ahead

Cleantech Predictions for 2013: Kachan Consulting ...

December is always the month when consultants, bloggers, and magazine editors publish their predictions for the upcoming New Year. This week cleantech consulting firm Kachan & Co. offered its predictions about cleantech venture investment. It says to expect investment to decline even further than it did. This year’s estimated 680 billion is down by more than 25% from 2010 and [...]

Israel PE Dealmaking Up in 2011

Israel PE Dealmaking Up in 2011

More money flowed into fewer companies in 2011 than in 2010 in Israel's PE market, as investors did fewer but with larger transaction sizes. to the latest release from the IVC, 60 Israeli private equity deals attracted USD2.88 billion, an 18 percent increase from USD2.44 billion attracted by 65 deals in 2010.   Ten deals that were greater than USD100 [...]