Latest Actis LLP Stories

2010-12-16 07:55:00

LONDON, December 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging markets private equity investor Actis, and an affiliate of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation ('GIC'), today announced an investment each of US$77m in one of India's leading power developers, GVK Energy. GVK Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of GVK Power and Infrastructure Limited ('GVKPIL') is one of the first private sector developers in India. GVK's power portfolio comprises an operational capacity of 909 MW with a...

2010-11-12 03:00:00

SAO PAULO, November 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Actis, a global emerging markets private equity specialist, has invested US$53m in Gtex, a cleaning products company based in Brazil, whose stable of brands include, Urca, UFE and Amazon.

2010-10-28 03:37:00

BEIJING, October 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Actis (http://www.act.is/), a leading private equity investor in the emerging markets, announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell its 30% interest in Inpac International (Inpac), a premier printed paper packaging manufacturer in China (PPP), to Stora Enso, a global paper, packaging and wood products company. Inpac services the demand from multi-national companies to outsource packaging to local companies and is a one-stop service...

2010-07-27 02:08:00

CAIRO, July 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Actis (http://www.act.is/), a leading private equity investor in emerging markets, announces the 100% management buy-out ('MBO') of Mediterranean Smart Cards Company ('MSCC'), the premium electronic payment processor in Africa. Actis will become the majority shareholder; the management team, led by Madame Hoda Shoukry, has also invested for a stake in the business. Africa is the last continent to move away from a cash society.

2010-04-29 04:02:00

MUMBAI, India, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TRIL Roads Private Limited ('TRPL'), a 100% subsidiary of Tata Realty and Infrastructure ('TRIL') and holding company for roads and highway projects, today signed an agreement with Actis (http://www.act.is/), a leading private equity investor for a joint investment of US$200 million.

2010-02-16 06:18:00

LONDON, LOS ANGELES and MUMBAI, India, February 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Actis, an emerging markets private equity specialist, announced today that it has invested US$50 million to acquire a substantial minority stake in Integreon, the leading global provider of legal support, research and business services to law firms, financial institutions and corporations. As part of this investment, JM Trivedi, Actis's Head of South Asia, and Gautham Radhakrishnan, a Director at Actis, will join...

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