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Blackstone to launch US$40 billion infrastructure investment vehicle and new infrastructure business

Blackstone to launch US$40 billion infrastructure investment vehicle and new infrastructure business

🕔May 25, 2017

Blackstone and the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia announced today the execution of a memorandum of understanding in relation to the launch of a new investment vehicle dedicated to infrastructure with an anchor US$20 billion contribution by PIF.

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North Sky closes two clean energy funds at US$300 MM

North Sky closes two clean energy funds at US$300 MM

🕔May 22, 2017

North Sky Capital has announced the closing of two investment funds at US$300 million.

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Octopus closes a £300 million renewable energy fund

Octopus closes a £300 million renewable energy fund

🕔May 17, 2017

Octopus Investments Limited, the specialist alternatives manager has announced the successful close of the energy fund​ Renewable Energy Income Partnership at c.£300 million.

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Tages Group raises €210 MM

Tages Group raises €210 MM

🕔May 15, 2017

Tages has announced the third closing of Tages Helios with an additional €55 million (US$60 million) committed to its property alternative investment fund, which focuses exclusively on the Italian photovoltaic sector.

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EIG Global Energy Partners raises USD2 billion

EIG Global Energy Partners raises USD2 billion

🕔May 11, 2017

EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG) has announced the final close of Global Private Debt Fund (GPF IV), a continuation of the firm’s platform for energy and infrastructure credit and direct lending.

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Quanta subsidiary raises US$750 million in first close on its debut fund

Quanta subsidiary raises US$750 million in first close on its debut fund

🕔May 4, 2017

First Infrastructure Capital Advisors, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, held a US$750 million first close on its debut fund, First Infrastructure Capital.

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3i announces first close of the 3i European Operational Projects Fund

3i announces first close of the 3i European Operational Projects Fund

🕔May 3, 2017

3i Group has announced the first close of the 3i European Operational Projects Fund, with €155 million (US$169 million) raised from a number of European investors, including a commitment of €40m from 3i.

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Amber Infrastructure fund INPP announces share issue

Amber Infrastructure fund INPP announces share issue

🕔Apr 19, 2017

International Public Partnerships has announced its intention to raise £250 million (US$316 million) via an equity issue.

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HarbourVest Partners Closes Mezzanine Co-Investment and Real Assets Funds

HarbourVest Partners Closes Mezzanine Co-Investment and Real Assets Funds

🕔Apr 12, 2017

HarbourVest Partners, a global private markets asset manager, has announced the final closes of its first mezzanine-focused co-investment fund at US$375 million and its third real assets fund at US$366 million.

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New Energy Capital Partners completes final closing for oversubscribed Infrastructure Credit Fund

New Energy Capital Partners completes final closing for oversubscribed Infrastructure Credit Fund

🕔Apr 10, 2017

New Energy Capital Partners, LLC (NEC), an alternative asset management firm focused on debt and equity investments in small- and mid-sized clean energy infrastructure projects and companies, has announced that it held a final closing for the New Energy Capital Infrastructure Credit Fund with total capital commitments of US$325 million.

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Hastings signs mandate with Japanese institution for infrastructure debt

Hastings signs mandate with Japanese institution for infrastructure debt

🕔Apr 7, 2017

Global infrastructure fund manager Hastings Funds Management has won an infrastructure debt investment mandate from the Development Bank of Japan Inc. and DBJ Asset Management Co., Ltd (collectively DBJ Group), targeting investments in OECD countries.

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SUSI Energy Storage Fund reaches first closing

SUSI Energy Storage Fund reaches first closing

🕔Apr 5, 2017

The SUSI Energy Storage Fund (SESF) has reached a first closing of €66 million (US$70 million).

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NEPAD-IPPF and ECOWAS PPDU discuss collaboration to strengthen infrastructure project preparation in West Africa

NEPAD-IPPF and ECOWAS PPDU discuss collaboration to strengthen infrastructure project preparation in West Africa

🕔Apr 4, 2017

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) held discussions with the Infrastructure Project Preparation and Development Unit (PPDU) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) based in Lomé, Togo, with a view to strengthening collaboration on the preparation of regional infrastructure projects in West Africa. The two institutions agreed to conclude an Operational Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to underpin their cooperation.

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Fengate launches new private equity platform

Fengate launches new private equity platform

🕔Mar 29, 2017

Fengate Real Asset Investments has announced the close of the LPF Equities Fund, the firm’s new private equity fund with CAD300 million (US$224 million) in committed capital, and its initial investment in the Cricket Energy Group of Companies.

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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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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners initiates fundraising process for third fund

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners initiates fundraising process for third fund

🕔Mar 20, 2017

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has initiated the fundraising process for its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III, which will now be open for investor subscription.

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Two Massachusetts pension funds seek infrastructure managers

Two Massachusetts pension funds seek infrastructure managers

🕔Mar 17, 2017

Two Massachusetts pension funds​, Quincy Retirement System (QRS) and the Norfolk County Retirement System (NCRS), have announced they are seeking infrastructure investment managers.

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IFC Global Infrastructure Fund invest in I Squared Capital LATAM energy platform

IFC Global Infrastructure Fund invest in I Squared Capital LATAM energy platform

🕔Mar 17, 2017

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF), a fund managed by the IFC Asset Management Company (AMC),  have invested a combined US$100 million in Orazul Energy Partners LLC, an affiliate of Orazul Energy Holdings LLC, an energy platform in Latin America owned by I Squared Capital.

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Rebel and PMC create European infra fund

Rebel and PMC create European infra fund

🕔Mar 14, 2017

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).

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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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