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Infrastructure/PPP news in UK (United Kingdom)

HICL raises £260 million

HICL raises £260 million

🕔Mar 24, 2017

HICL Infrastructure Company, the listed infrastructure investment company advised by InfraRed Capital Partners Limited, has announced it has raised £260 million (US$325 million) gross proceeds under its share issue.

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Bermuda Airport achieves financial close

Bermuda Airport achieves financial close

🕔Mar 23, 2017

Aecon Group has announced that it has achieved commercial and financial close on the L.F. Wade International Airport Redevelopment Project in Bermuda.

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Ferrovial places a 500 million euro 8-year bond at a 1.375% coupon

Ferrovial places a 500 million euro 8-year bond at a 1.375% coupon

🕔Mar 23, 2017

Taking advantage of the current market conditions with low interest rates, Ferrovial has priced a €500 million (US$540 million) 8-year senior bond. The issue was priced at 85 basis points over midswap, with a coupon of 1.375%.

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MegaProject 889: Three shortlisted for London’s Silvertown Tunnel

MegaProject 889: Three shortlisted for London’s Silvertown Tunnel

🕔Mar 17, 2017

Transport for London (TfL) has shortlisted three companies for the Silvertown tunnel road PPP project.

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Macquarie sells final stake in Thames Water for £1.35bn

Macquarie sells final stake in Thames Water for £1.35bn

🕔Mar 16, 2017

Macquarie has announced that Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 2 (MEIF2), together with two other Macquarie-managed funds, have agreed to sell a combined 26.3 per cent interest in Kemble Water Holdings Limited, the ultimate holding company of Thames Water Utilities Limited. MEIF2 is managed by the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) division of Macquarie.

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Winner confirmed for Haringey Development Vehicle

Winner confirmed for Haringey Development Vehicle

🕔Mar 14, 2017

Leading property developer Lendlease has been confirmed as the preferred partner for the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV), which will see thousands of new homes and jobs created across the London Borough of Haringey (UK).

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Actis hits US$2.75bn hardcap for fourth energy fund

Actis hits US$2.75bn hardcap for fourth energy fund

🕔Mar 13, 2017

Actis has announced that it has reached final closing on its fourth energy fund Actis Energy 4 (AE4) with commitments hitting a hardcap at US$2.75billion.

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Shanks completes takeover of Van Gansewinkel

Shanks completes takeover of Van Gansewinkel

🕔Mar 3, 2017

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.

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Essex Uni student accommodation closes refinancing

Essex Uni student accommodation closes refinancing

🕔Mar 2, 2017

Assured Guaranty (Europe) Ltd. (AGE) has announced that it has guaranteed principal and interest payments on approximately £98 million par of bonds, issued by Uliving to refinance student halls of residence at the University of Essex Colchester campus in UK. As a result of the guarantee, the bonds are rated AA by S&P.

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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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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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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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Allianz GI launches second UK infra debt fund

Allianz GI launches second UK infra debt fund

🕔Jan 30, 2017

Allianz Global Investors,has announced the launch its second UK Infrastructure Debt Fund later this year.  The fund, aimed at institutional investors, will invest in long-term, investment grade, core UK infrastructure assets, including primary brownfield and greenfield transactions within the transport, energy and social infrastructure sectors.

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Northleaf closes second infra fund at hard cap

Northleaf closes second infra fund at hard cap

🕔Jan 27, 2017

Northleaf Capital Partners has announced that it has held the final closing for its second OECD-focused pooled infrastructure fund, Northleaf Infrastructure Capital Partners II (NICP II), at its US$950 million hard cap.

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PIP Platform announces new Chairman

PIP Platform announces new Chairman

🕔Jan 23, 2017

The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP), the investment manager developed by UK pension funds to invest in UK infrastructure, has announced that Tony Poulter has been appointed as its new Chairman.

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Ancala completes UK fundraising at upper end of target

Ancala completes UK fundraising at upper end of target

🕔Jan 18, 2017

Ancala Partners has successfully completed fundraising for its UK infrastructure platform, which it developed by working closely with Willis Towers Watson, the global investment business.

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AMP Capital’s global infrastructure platform exceeds US$2 billion target at FC

AMP Capital’s global infrastructure platform exceeds US$2 billion target at FC

🕔Jan 13, 2017

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.

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Pantheon appoints Chief Financial Officer to Partner

Pantheon appoints Chief Financial Officer to Partner

🕔Jan 11, 2017

Pantheon, the global private equity, infrastructure and real assets investor, has promoted Robin Bailey, Chief Financial Officer, to Partner alongside the promotion of 14 professionals worldwide.

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The Pension Insurance Corporation finances student housing project in London

The Pension Insurance Corporation finances student housing project in London

🕔Jan 9, 2017

Assured Guaranty Europe (AGE) has announced the successful close of a guaranteed £87 million (US$106 million), 46-year index-linked loan, provided by The Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) to the University Partnerships Programme (UPP). The guaranteed loan will be used to finance the construction of new student halls of residence for the University of London.

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