OMERS Infrastructure has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its interests in Airports Worldwide (AWW) to VINCI Airports. AWW owns nine new airports (two freehold property, three concession, four management contracts) and three partial management contracts in American airports.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Sweden
Infranode has achieved final closing on its first fund reaching SEK4.45 billion (US$524.68 million) with AP4 joining an already strong group of local pension funds and the European Investment Bank (EIB). The capital will be invested long-term in Nordic infrastructure.
The EQT Infrastructure III fund has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CIF Holding B.V. from Rabo Bouwfonds Communication Infrastructure Fund C.V.
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.
AMP Capital has raised US$2.4 billion for its global infrastructure platform at final close, with more than 50 institutional investors committing to its global mandate to invest in high-quality assets offering the best relative value.
EQT Partners (EQT) has announced that its fund EQT Infrastructure III has attracted interest from several pension funds.
Quercus Assets Selection, which specialises in infrastructure investments with a focus on renewable energy, has announced that it has reached its first collection target of €150 million (US$158 million) for its new renewable energy infrastructure funds.
With the final closing of the Allianz Renewable Energy Fund 2 (AREF2) on November, the envisaged target volume of the second closed-end renewable energy fund of Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) could be outperformed by far.
The European Spallation Source ERIC has launched a tender process to seek developers for a Swedish lab PPP.
Johan Henriksson has been appointed Business Unit President at Skanska Infrastructure Development. He will take on his new position on October 1 and will report to Mats Williamson, Executive Vice President, Skanska AB.
MegaProject 733: Hyperloop One, FS Links and KPMG publish world's first study of full scale hyperloop system
Passengers can make the trip between the capitals in 28 minutes, compared with a 3.5-hour flight or overnight ferry. The value of time saved by the network is an astounding €321 million (US$354.6 million) per year. Revenue for the complete system is estimated to be €1 billion (US$ 1.1 Billion) per year with an operating profit of €800 million (883 based on a forecast of 43 million passenger trips a year.
Yilport Holding has acquired 100% shares of the Gävle Container Terminal (GCT) and the Baltic Sea Gateway (BSG) in Sweden.
Swedish wind power developer Nordisk Vindkraft and Mirova have announced that they have signed agreements to build and operate a wind farm in Sweden.
Sweden's infrastructure investor Infranode has announced that Mr. Ingemar Skogö has joined Mr Allan Larsson and Mr Lars Åberg as member of its Senior Advisory Team.
Skanska has appointed Johan Henriksson as Executive Vice President (EVP) of Skanska Infrastructure Development (Skanska ID).
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.
WSP Global has announced the acquisition of Faveo Group, a project management company based in Norway and Sweden.
Infranode has announced the appointment of Mr. Allan Larsson to its Senior Advisory Team, where he is already a member since 2014.
According to Sweden's Infrastructure Minister, Anna Johansson, the government has plans to seek private investment to develop high-speed railways among other infrastructure projects.