The EQT Infrastructure III fund has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CIF Holding B.V. from Rabo Bouwfonds Communication Infrastructure Fund C.V.
Funds & Investments News
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.
Climate Fund Managers (CFM) has announced the first close of Climate Investor One (CIO), at US$412 million.
Omnes Capital has announced the final closing of its Capenergie 3 fund for a total amount of €245 million (US$280 million). The third-generation fund, dedicated to European renewable energy infrastructure investments, has exceeded its target size of €200 million (US$228 million).
InstarAGF Asset Management and AGF Management have announced the final closing of the InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund with US$740 million in aggregate equity commitments from institutional and high net worth investors from Canada, Europe, the United Kingdom and United States.
US-based asset management firm BlackRock has launched a US$280 million infrastructure debt fund that will invest in highways and other infrastructure projects in Colombia.
South Dakota Investment Council (USA), has invested US$35 in Blackstone Energy Partners II (BEP II), an energy fund managed by Blackstone Group.
Blackstone to launch US$40 billion infrastructure investment vehicle and new infrastructure business
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.
North Sky Capital has announced the closing of two investment funds at US$300 million.