Starwood Energy has recently committed US$135 million capital to its Starwood Energy Infrastructure Fund III, taking the fund's total to US$989 million.
Funds & Investments News
The Marguerite Fund has announced that it has acquired a 10% stake in Fraport Greece, the owner and operator of 14 regional airports in Greece.
After nine months of fundraising, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III (CI III), has had its sixth close on December 27, 2017 with total commitments reaching EUR2.8 billion (US$3.32 billion).
In a bid to reduce the huge infrastructure financing gap in Sub-Saharan Africa, the African Development Bank has approved US$100 million to The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a public private partnership company.
The Land Degradation Neutrality Fund was officially launched at the thirteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP13) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), which took place in Ordos, China. The initiative is promoted by UNCCD and Mirova.
SCOR Investment Partners, the SCOR group’s portfolio management company, have announced the end of the deployment of €378 million (US$444.06 million) through the SCOR Infrastructure Loans II fund, and the launch of the third generation with the SCOR Infrastructure Loans III fund.
Europe’s leading National Promotional Banks and European Investment Bank announced the launching of Marguerite II, a pan-European infrastructure fund with total commitments in excess of €700 million (US$ 832,29 million); ensuring continued support for key infrastructure investments in renewables, energy, transport and digital infrastructure by the Marguerite platform.
The EQT Infrastructure III fund has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CIF Holding B.V. from Rabo Bouwfonds Communication Infrastructure Fund C.V.
Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G Investments, has successfully reached a final closing of its latest fund, Infracapital Greenfield Partners I LP, with total commitments of £1.25 billion (US$ 1,65 billion). This is well in excess of its £1 billion (US$ 1.32 billion) target and in line with Infracapital’s internal hard cap.
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.
M&G Investments, an international asset manager, has announced the launch of a global equity infrastructure fund which aims to provide investors with both a growing income stream and long-term capital appreciation.
Schroders has launched its first UK-dedicated infrastructure debt fund, with a focus on UK pension funds and insurance companies.
AMP Capital has reached final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III (IDF III), raising US$2.5 billion for the mezzanine debt strategy, an additional US$800 million in co-investment rights and securing a further US$800 million from investors who want access to its deal capabilities.
A.P. Moller Holding has together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa.
Pearl Energy Investments has announced that it held its first and final closing of Pearl Energy Investments II, L.P. at its hard cap with total commitments of US$600 million.
Ardian, the independent private investment company, has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement in July 2017 with UniCredit for the acquisition of a approx. €300 million (US$354 million) portfolio of limited partnership interests in European infrastructure private equity funds.
Deutsche AM has achieved final close of Pan European Infrastructure II L.P. (PEIF II), a closed-end fund focusing on unlisted European infrastructure investments.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ new fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III has reached its third close with total commitments reaching €1.9 billion (US$2.2 billion), after only 4 months of fundraising.
BaltCap, the largest private equity investor in the Baltic region, has launched BaltCap Infrastructure Fund (BIF) with the planned size of €100 million (US$114 million).
iCON Infrastructure has announced the first and final closing of a new €1.2 billion (US$1.37 billion) fund, iCON Infrastructure Partners IV.