BAAK Blankenburg-Verbinding, a consortium consisting of Ballast Nedam, DEME and Macquarie Capital, has signed the contract for the A24 Blankenburg Tunnel (Blankenburgverbinding) with the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) of the Netherlands. Financial close is expected to take place in 2018.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Netherlands
DIF announces the final close of DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I at the hard cap of € 450 million (US$ 527,83 million). Fundraising for DIF CIF I was officially launched in September 2016, with first close occurring in January 2017, and final close in November 2017. DIF CIF I experienced strong backing from both existing and new investors to the DIF platform.
Cellnex Telecom has closed the acquisition of Dutch telecoms infrastructure operator Alticom from Infracapital.
Rijkswaterstaat (The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management of the Netherlands) has the intention to award the A24 Blankenburg Tunnel PPP to BAAK Blankenburg-Verbinding, a consortium consisting of Ballast Nedam, DEME en Macquarie.
Climate Fund Managers (CFM) has announced the first close of Climate Investor One (CIO), at US$412 million.
KKR has announced that 100% of the shareholders of Q-Park have accepted its offer for all shares in Q-Park.
BAM PPP and PGGM have announced that the refinancing of the N33 motorway project in the Netherlands has reached financial close.
UK-listed waste company Shanks has completed its €497 million (US$528 million) takeover of Van Gansewinkel Group (VGG) of the Netherlands, renaming the new combined entity Renewi.
Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has announced that the A12 motorway project in the Netherlands has reached financial close.
HICL Infrastructure Company Limited, the listed infrastructure investment company advised by InfraRed Capital Partners Limited, has acquired equity interests in two Dutch PPP projects from Ballast Nedam.
BAM and PGGM have announced that they have completed the refinancing of the Poort van Den Haag B.V. (PvDH), a fully operational availability-based PPP Court Project in Den Haag in the Netherlands.
EIB has announced it is considering financing two road projects under PPP scheme in Netherlands and Poland.
The Dutch National Transport Authority, Rijkswaterstaat, has launched a tender process to seek private partners to develop a highway in the North of Rotterdam.
The EQT Infrastructure investment strategy has signed definitive transaction documentation to acquire Delta Comfort B.V. from Delta N.V., the municipality and province owned integrated utility company of the Dutch province of Zeeland.
Antin Infrastructure Partners, an independent private equity firm focused on infrastructure investments, aims to raise €3 billion (US$3.19 billion) for its latest infrastructure fund.
Dutch pension fund manager cooperative PGGM has appointed Erik van de Brake as head of infrastructure.
Dutch transport authority RWS has announced it has awarded the Eefde lock PPP project in the Netherlands to a consortium called Lock to Twente (L2T).
American Tower Corporation (AMT) and Dutch pension fund manager PGGM have announced entry into a definitive agreement to form a joint venture (ATC Europe), which will focus on pursuing telecommunications real estate investment opportunities in select countries in Europe.
The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group has appointed Dr. M. Koch as managing director of BAM Deutschland AG with effect from 1 October 2016. Markus Koch (46) has been part of the management of BAM’s general building company in Germany since 2010.
Arcus Infrastructure Partners has announced that its Arcus European Infrastructure Fund 1 (AEIF1) has entered into a binding agreement for the sale of its 97.8% interest in Shere Group Limited to Cellnex Telecom S.A., which is also acquiring the 2.2% minority interest. The transaction is expected to close in the next few weeks.