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Telefonica sells up to 40% of Telxius to KKR

Telefonica sells up to 40% of Telxius to KKR

🕔Feb 24, 2017

Telefónica reached an agreement with global investment firm KKR Group for the sale of up to 40% of Telxius Telecom, its global telecommunications infrastructure company, for a total amount of €1.275 billion (US$1.343 billion), or €12.75 (US$13.43) a share.

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EQT Infrastructure III closes at €4.0 billion

EQT Infrastructure III closes at €4.0 billion

🕔Feb 24, 2017

EQT has announced that its third fund for infrastructure investments, EQT Infrastructure III, has been closed at the hard cap of €4 billion (US$4.2 million).

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Serbia launches tender for Belgrade Airport Concession

Serbia launches tender for Belgrade Airport Concession

🕔Feb 23, 2017

A bidding process for a 25-year concession to operate Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport has been opened by the Serbian government.

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Equitix fund acquires stake in Italian hospital concession

Equitix fund acquires stake in Italian hospital concession

🕔Feb 22, 2017

Equitix Italy 3, an Italian company controlled by Equitix Fund III, has acquired approximately a 70% stake of Summano Health, concessionaire of the new hospital Ulss Alto Vicentino.

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Unite acquires 3,067 bed Aston Student Village for £227 million with GIC

Unite acquires 3,067 bed Aston Student Village for £227 million with GIC

🕔Feb 21, 2017

Unite Students, the UK's leading manager and developer of student accommodation, has announced that it has acquired Aston Student Village for £227 million (US$282 million) in a 50:50 joint venture with GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund.

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Infranode closes second investment round for infrastructure fund

Infranode closes second investment round for infrastructure fund

🕔Feb 20, 2017

Infranode has announced the closing of its second investment round. The Infranode I investment platform raises SEK1.9 billion (US$213 million) dedicated to essential infrastructure investments in the Nordics.

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Irish Infrastructure Fund acquires two primary care centres in Ireland

Irish Infrastructure Fund acquires two primary care centres in Ireland

🕔Feb 16, 2017

The Irish Infrastructure Fund (IIF), managed by Irish Life Investment Managers and AMP Capital, has established Valley Healthcare, a new investment vehicle that will invest in primary care centres in Ireland.

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Bidders line-up for acquiring Itinere

Bidders line-up for acquiring Itinere

🕔Feb 15, 2017

Globalvia, the Spanish PPP operator controlled by OPTrust, PGGM and USS, and Macquarie have decided to submit a bid together to acquire a majority interest in Itínere, a Spanish operator of toll roads.

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Haitong and Assip buy Empark

Haitong and Assip buy Empark

🕔Feb 15, 2017

Portuguese group Assip and Chinese bank Haitong have taken over 100% of Empark, the Spanish-based car park company. The total amount of the operation, counting debt, is close to €900 million (US$954 million).

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SL Capital Partners closes $645 million SL Capital Infrastructure Fund I

SL Capital Partners closes $645 million SL Capital Infrastructure Fund I

🕔Feb 14, 2017

SL Capital Partners has announced the final close of its inaugural infrastructure fund, SL Capital Infrastructure Fund I.

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Hastings-managed clients acquire further 50 percent of UK South East Water

Hastings-managed clients acquire further 50 percent of UK South East Water

🕔Feb 13, 2017

Hastings Funds Management Limited announced today that it had completed the acquisition from La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) of a further 50 percent of South East Water (SEW) on behalf of entities within the Desjardins Group and other managed clients.

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Abertis acquires additional 8.53% of its subsidiary A4 Holding

Abertis acquires additional 8.53% of its subsidiary A4 Holding

🕔Feb 13, 2017

Abertis reaffirms its commitment to the Italian market with the purchase of an additional 8.53% of its subsidiary A4 Holding, which manages the A-4 Brescia-Padova and A-31 toll roads. 

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MegaProject 865: Fraport closes financing for Greek airports

MegaProject 865: Fraport closes financing for Greek airports

🕔Feb 10, 2017

Fraport Greece and its Greek partner Copelouzos Group have finally achieved the financial closure for the privatization of 14 Greek regional airports.

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ING and Santander sell debt from Spanish highways in liquidation

ING and Santander sell debt from Spanish highways in liquidation

🕔Feb 10, 2017

ING and Santander have announced that they have sold debt from Spanish highways in liquidation, as the government has not reached an agreement with the banks for the rescue of the projects.

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MegaProject 861: Turkish - Korean team selected preferred bidder for Turkish bridge BOT

MegaProject 861: Turkish - Korean team selected preferred bidder for Turkish bridge BOT

🕔Feb 6, 2017

A Turkish - Korean team formed by SK Engineering & Construction Co. (SK E&C), Daelim Industrial Co. and Limak and Yapi Merkezi have been selected as preferred bidder to develop the 1915 Canakkale Suspension Bridge PPP, which is part of the Kinali-Tekirdag-Canakkale-Savastepe Highway on BOT

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Ardian increases stake in Italian hospital concession

Ardian increases stake in Italian hospital concession

🕔Feb 6, 2017

Ardian, the independent private investment company, has announced the acquisition from Techint of the remaining stake (20%) in HISI. This makes Ardian the sole shareholder in this company.

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Financing announced for French aquatics center

Financing announced for French aquatics center

🕔Feb 6, 2017

Landesbank Saar has announced it has provided financing for a French aquatics center.

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Cayman Islands hires advisors for waste project

Cayman Islands hires advisors for waste project

🕔Feb 3, 2017

The goverment of Cayman Islands has hired the services of legal advisors to structure the bidding process or the Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) on PPP scheme

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Albania plans $1bn PPP pipeline

Albania plans $1bn PPP pipeline

🕔Feb 3, 2017

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has announced a US$1 billion program to support infrastructure and other major development projects through a public-private partnership model.

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Malta announces re-tender of logistics PPP

Malta announces re-tender of logistics PPP

🕔Feb 2, 2017

The Privatisation Unit (PU), acting on behalf of Malta Enterprise (Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business), is re-issuing a public Request for Proposals (RFP) in connection with a Concession to Design, Construct, Finance, Operate and Maintain an International Logistics Hub (ILH) at Hal Far.

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