Bain Capital

KKR invests in Singapore energy-saving firm in first impact bet

SINGAPORE (Dec 13): KKR & Co. is buying a stake of as much as $45 million in Barghest Building Performance, a Singapore provider of energy saving solutions, in the private equity firm’s first impact investment globally.

It’s investing as part of a Series B fundraising for BBP, which helps companies throughout Asia reduce electricity consumption. The company plans to use the funds to grow its business in the region, invest in new technology and hire more staff, BBP Chief Executive Officer Poyan Rajamand said in an interview this week.

GIC said to eye Unilever's margarine unit

LONDON (Oct 20): Unilever has received offers for its margarine and spreads unit from bidders including a consortium of Bain Capital and Clayton Dubilier & Rice, according to people familiar with the situation.

Fortis Healthcare said to be mulling buyout of RHT Health Trust

(March 27): Fortis Healthcare, India’s second-largest private hospital chain by market value, is weighing a buyout of the Singapore-listed business trust that owns some of its clinics, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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