Macquarie has announced that Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund II (MEIF2) has agreed to sell its 100 per cent interest in National Car Parks Limited (NCP) to a consortium of Park24, a listed Japanese strategic buyer and Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ), a Japanese government-owned financial institution.
Infrastructure/PPP news in UK (United Kingdom)
Carmarthenshire County Council has issued a contract notice for the largest ever regeneration project in South West Wales, UK. The Authority seeks to find a partner or partners with whom it will undertake the delivery of the Llanelli Wellness and Life Science Project under PPP scheme.
Borealis Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment manager of OMERS, and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell High Speed 1 (HS1) to a consortium comprising funds advised and managed by InfraRed Capital Partners and Equitix Investment Management.
Kier, the leading property, residential, construction and services group, has announced it has completed the acquisition of an infrastructure services provider McNicholas to strengthen its positions in the utilities and infrastructure services sectors.
Birmingham City Council has launched a tender process to seek private partners for the development of a industrial zone in Peddimore.
AMP Capital has appointed Niamh McBreen as an Investment Director to its Infrastructure Equity asset management team, based in London, and Stasha Prnjatovic to the newly-created role of Investment Director, Energy within the Infrastructure Equity team in Sydney.
The University of York has launched a tender process to seek a partner to help it to meet the future accommodation needs of its students.
iCON Infrastructure has announced the first and final closing of a new €1.2 billion (US$1.37 billion) fund, iCON Infrastructure Partners IV.
Devon County Council (UK) has launched a tender process to seek a private partner to develop a waste transfer facility.
IFM Investors, the pension fund owned global investment manager, has acquired a controlling majority stake in the outstanding commercial debt of the UK’s M6toll road, granting it effective control of the asset.
The Manchester College has issued a Prior Information Notice (PIN) regarding the development of a new campus for 8,000 students.
The University of Birmingham will establish a campus in Dubai, within the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) free-zone.
BlackRock Real Assets has acquired another student accommodation development in Sheffield (UK), bringing the total number of beds in its European Property Fund to more than 2,100 across five schemes.
Essex University is due to close the financing of its accommodation scheme with a second Assured Guaranty-wrapped index-linked bond issue, following the university’s first deal in March 2017.
The University of Trinity Saint David, in Wales (UK) has launched the tender process seeking a partner for the development of the SA1 Swansea Waterfront project under PFI scheme.
EISER Finance Limited has reached financial close on a portfolio sale of assets to a fund managed by 3i Group plc (3i) from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund (EGIF).
The London Borough of Brent has launched a preliminary information memorandum (PIM), seeking to procure a delivery partner to carry out a high quality residential led mixed use redevelopment of the Peel site, located in NW6.
HICL Infrastructure (HICL) is now in talks to sell a portion of the investment in Affinity Water for £25 million (US432 million) to repay the cost of the acquisition earlier this month.
University Partnerships Programme (UPP) has reached financial close on its £155 million (US$199 million) deal with University of Hull which, when complete, will see it operate 1,750 rooms on the campus.
A consortium formed by DIF Infrastructure IV, HICL Infrastructure Company Limited and Allianz Capital Partners on behalf of Allianz Group has announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 100% equity interest in the Affinity Water Group, the UK’s largest water only supply company.