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28 March 2014

World Bank kickstarts cleantech incubator in Ethiopiap

ethiopia_170 The World Bank has launched a new cleantech business hub, the Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center in Addis Ababa to support enterprises that address climate change and boost the local economy.

27 March 2014

Blackstone launches new platform to invest in sustainable water facilities

waterpipes1701 Global private equity firm Blackstone has launched Global Water Development Partners, a new water-focused investment and development platform.

27 March 2014

Environmental services Joshua Water Technology looks to raise $12m

Environmental services Company Joshua Water Technology is seeking to raise $12m from investors.

26 March 2014

John Laing raises £160m to invest in clean energy, waste projectsp

westmill_solar_170_170 John Laing Environmental Assets Group has raised £160m in an initial public offering to fund investments in renewable energy and waste processing assets.

25 March 2014

Cool Planet, Organic Waste Solutions team up to develop water treatment tech

biofuels-170SQ Private equity-backed biofuel developer Cool Planet Energy Systems has signed a strategic deal with Organic Waste Solutions, in a bid to develop new water purification techniques.

24 March 2014

Troubled fracking recycling company GreenHunter raises $2.6mp

Water1_170_170 Troubled fracking recycling company GreenHunter Resources has raised $2.6m selling debt ahead of a $35-40m capital markets fundraising round due to take place later this year.

20 March 2014

John Laing increases planned stake in Environmental Assets Group

EONWind_170 John Laing has boosted its planned stake in the 160m London Stock Exchange initial public offering of its environmental assets group from 24.9 per cent to 40 per cent.

19 March 2014

Cleantech investment vehicle Infuse Ventures make second close on $18mp

a_solar_panel170 Clean technology investor Infuse Ventures has held a second close on its latest fund on $18m. The vehicle is targeting a final target of $20m.

19 March 2014

CCC Private Equity nets 34% IRR on French wastewater company Orège

Wastetwater1_170 Clean technology-focused Climate Change Capital Private Equity (CPE) has sold its stake in French wastewater company Orege achieving a gross IRR of 34%.

18 March 2014

Specialty Waste Operating Partners acquires Susquehanna Services

oil-rig_l Private investment group Specialty Waste Operating Partners has bought solid waste processing company Susquehanna Services.

18 March 2014

LG Chem to buy clean water innovator NanoH2O

Water1_170 orea’s largest chemical company, LG Chem, is to buy US desalination filter manufacturer NanoH20 for a cost of $200m, according to a filing with the South Korean Stock Exchange.

12 March 2014

Water filtration developer Advanced Mem-Tech raises $5m from SEV and others

water_droplet_170_170 US-based developer of water treatment membrane filtration processes Advanced Mem-Tech has raised $5m in a round led by Uzi Halevy and SEB Alliance, the corporate venture company of Groupe SEB.

10 March 2014

Water management firm Digital H2O raises $1.25mp

water_droplet_170_170 Chicago, Illinois-based oilfield water management and efficiency firm Digital H2O has raised $1.1m in a recent funding round.

4 March 2014

One Equity Partners invests in PeroxyChem, valuing it at $200mp

water_droplet_170_170 JP Morgan private investment arm One Equity Partners has completed a deal for chemical maker PeroxyChem which values the business at about $200m.

4 March 2014

Oakland Energy and Water Ventures launches $100m fundp

water_droplet_170_170 Farmington Hills, Michigan-based Oakland Energy and Water Ventures has launched a $100m second stage fund for investing and commercialising products focused on energy conservation and water treatment.

3 March 2014

Climate Change Capital Private Equity to sell entire stake in Orege to Erenp

water_droplet_170_170 UK-based Climate Change Capital Private Equity along with Climate Change Private Equity Co-Investment have accepted a tender offer from French investment firm Eren for the sale of their stake in Orege.

28 February 2014

Themes Investment Partners sells stake in Standard Water Companyp

World_170SQ China-focused private equity firm Themes Investment Partners has sold its majority stake in Beijing-based Standard Water Company to Beijing Enterprise Water Group for $218m, PEI has reported.

27 February 2014

China Everbright, Catalyst raise initial $100m for Israel PE fundp

Hong Kong-based China Everbright and Catalyst Equity Management have gathered the first $100m for the Israel-focused private equity fund they are raising.

13 February 2014

Axine Water Technologies completes $5.6m Series A

Vancouver-based Axine Water Technologies has raised a $5.6m Series A round from BDC VC and others.

12 February 2014

InStream Energy Systems raises funding for moving water kinetic turbinesp

Vancouver, Canada-based InStream Energy Systems has raised just under $629,000 equity funding from a group of nine investors.

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