The Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), based in Denmark, has signed an agreement with six pension funds - PKA, PensionDanmark, PFA, ATP, JØP/DIP and PenSam - to establish the Danish SDG Investment Fund, which will contribute to meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries and promote the sale of Danish expertise and technology.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Denmark
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) has announced that its newest fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III (CI III), held a final close on 23 March 2018 at the EUR3.5 billion (US$4.31 billion) hard cap exceeding the EUR3.0 billion (US$3.7 billion) target fund size.
A.P. Moller Capital has announced the second close of its Africa Infrastructure Fund, with total commitments reaching US$865 million. Subscribers include Danica Pension, Danske Invest, SEB Pensionsforsikring and SEB Pension och Försäkring.
Rijkswaterstaat, the procurement agency of the Netherlands' Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, has issued a prior information notice for the tender of the Via 15 road project.
After nine months of fundraising, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III (CI III), has had its sixth close on December 27, 2017 with total commitments reaching EUR2.8 billion (US$3.32 billion).
Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension (ATP), Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have announce the signing of a transaction that will change the ultimate shareholding of Copenhagen Airports A/S (CPH).
A.P. Moller Holding has together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ new fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III has reached its third close with total commitments reaching €1.9 billion (US$2.2 billion), after only 4 months of fundraising.
The Dutch National Transport Authority, Rijkswaterstaat, has shortlisted teams for the A16 highway PPP project.
Maersk Line has announced that the acquisition of Hamburg Süd was approved by the boards of and the Oetker Group. The acquisition still remains subject to regulatory approvals.
The owners of Umove have agreed to sell 85% of the shares in Umove A/S to Cube Infrastructure Fund II, a long-term infrastructure fund managed by Cube Infrastructure Managers. The Umove Senior Management team will keep 15% of the shares in the company.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has initiated the fundraising process for its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III, which will now be open for investor subscription.
The Flemish investment company PMV and the Dutch consultant / investor Rebel Group have announced the creation of a new investment infrastructure fund, "European Projects Investment Company" (EPIco).
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).
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.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced it has approved a financing package of US$100 million, comprising US$50 million equity and US$50 million convertible senior loan, to seed the Facility for Energy Inclusion (FEI), a pan-African renewable energy debt fund.
The EQT Infrastructure investment strategy has agreed to acquire GlobalConnect A/S from its current shareholders.
Finnish company Caverion has signed a 20 year operating agreement to carry out an Office Building PPP project at Kalvebod Brygge in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Region Zealand and Slagelse Hospital have selected a preferred bidder to develop the Slagelse Hospital new maternity unit and wards PPP project in Denmark.
A Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP) has been launched to mobilize US$100 billion in private financing over five years for infrastructure projects in developing countries using development assistance to reduce risk.