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Mar 18 2008 | 9:59am ET
Mumbai, India-based Investment firm Quantum Equity Advisors yesterday unveiled a $500 million private equity fund. The new vehicle, dubbed the Q India Fund, will focus on investments in infrastructure projects and companies in India.
According to a finance ministry report, India will need US$500 billion to US$515 billion before fiscal year 2011/12 to upgrade its infrastructure, and 30% of the total spending is expected to come from the private sector.
“This has created a tremendous opportunity for private equity in infrastructure over the coming years," Quantum Equity said in a statement.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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