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Ancala Partners closes second infrastructure fund at US$156 million

Ancala Partners closes second infrastructure fund at US$156 million

🕔Jul 11, 2018

Ancala Partners has achieved a first close of Ancala Infrastructure Fund II at EUR133 million (US$156.4 million). The core infrastructure fund is targeting commitments totalling EUR600 million (US$705.5 million), with further closes expected this year.

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Europe to benefit from US$500 million broadband fund

Europe to benefit from US$500 million broadband fund

🕔Jul 10, 2018

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission, together with French, German and Italian banks Caisse des Dépôts, KfW and Cassa depositi e prestiti, have committed EUR420 million (US$493.2 million) to the Connecting Europe Broadband Fund, which will finance broadband network infrastructure across underserved areas in Europe.

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US$3 billion final close for Macquarie Super Core Infrastucture Fund Series 1

US$3 billion final close for Macquarie Super Core Infrastucture Fund Series 1

🕔Jul 10, 2018

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has announced the final close of Macquarie Super Core Infrastructure Fund (MSCIF) Series 1 at EUR2.5 billion (US$2.94 million), exceeding the fund's initial minimum target of EUR1.5 billion (US$1.76 million). 

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SUSI Energy Storage Fund reaches final closing at EUR 252m

SUSI Energy Storage Fund reaches final closing at EUR 252m

🕔Jul 3, 2018

The SUSI Energy Storage Fund (SESF) received capital commitments of €252 million (US$294,32 million) from institutional investors in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden and Switzerland at the end of May 2018. 

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New investors for Meridiam's vintage infrastructure fund

New investors for Meridiam's vintage infrastructure fund

🕔Jun 13, 2018

Meridiam has announced the successful completion of a major liquidity process on around 25% of Meridiam Infrastructure SICAR acquired by a major US-based fund of fund.

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Denmark's IFU and pension funds launch US$650 million sustainable investment fund

Denmark's IFU and pension funds launch US$650 million sustainable investment fund

🕔Jun 12, 2018

The Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), based in Denmark, has signed an agreement with six pension funds - PKA, PensionDanmark, PFA, ATP, JØP/DIP and PenSam - to establish the Danish SDG Investment Fund, which will contribute to meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries and promote the sale of Danish expertise and technology.

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Impax closes New Energy Investors III at US$420 million

Impax closes New Energy Investors III at US$420 million

🕔Jun 11, 2018

Impax Asset Management Group Plc has announced the close of its third private equity infrastructure fund at EUR357 million (US$420.1 million)Impax New Energy Investors III (NEFIII) is focussed on investments in renewable power generation and related assets in Europe.

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US$1.5 billion infrastructure fund launched by IDB and BNDES

US$1.5 billion infrastructure fund launched by IDB and BNDES

🕔Jun 1, 2018

Brazil's development bank BNDES and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have jointly launched an infrastructure fund, called B2 Infra, with a target size of US$1.5 billion30% of the capital will be provided by BNDES, 10% by the IDB and the rest by the private sector, mainly institutional investors.

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Bermuda insurance firms raise US$100 million for infrastructure fund

Bermuda insurance firms raise US$100 million for infrastructure fund

🕔May 31, 2018

The Bermuda Infrastructure Fund has been officially launched in a bid to improve ports, docks, roads, bridges, industrial facilities and healthcare facilities on the island, an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Insurance firms have raised nearly US$100 million for the fund.

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Cerestra Advisors launches education infrastructure fund

Cerestra Advisors launches education infrastructure fund

🕔May 24, 2018

Cerestra Advisors, a Real Assets focused private equity firm based in Hyderabad, has launched a US$300 million offshore education-infrastructure fund.

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DIF Infrastructure V reaches final close at US$2.3 billion

DIF Infrastructure V reaches final close at US$2.3 billion

🕔May 16, 2018

DIF has announced the final close of its DIF Infrastructure V (DIF V) fund at the hard-cap of EUR1.9 billion (US$2.24 billion).

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Ardian raises more than US$800 million for American infrastructure fund

Ardian raises more than US$800 million for American infrastructure fund

🕔May 15, 2018

Ardian has announced that it has raised more than US$800 million for its first infrastructure fund dedicated to the US and other OECD American countries: Ardian Americas Infrastructure Fund IV. The fundraising was completed in less than six months.

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Golding Capital Partners launches US$900 million Golding Infrastructure 2018

Golding Capital Partners launches US$900 million Golding Infrastructure 2018

🕔May 10, 2018

Golding Capital Partners (GCP) has started fundraising for Golding Infrastructure 2018, the third generation of the proven, conservative investment strategy for diversified infrastructure exposure. Its target volume is EUR750 million (US$889.22 million).

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CPPIB and Allianz invest in India's first private infrastructure investment trust

CPPIB and Allianz invest in India's first private infrastructure investment trust

🕔May 9, 2018

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Allianz Capital Partners (ACP), on behalf of Allianz insurance companies, have announced that they are acting as anchor investors in the first private infrastructure investment trust in India.

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KKR Global Infrastructure Investors III achieves US$6 billion first close

KKR Global Infrastructure Investors III achieves US$6 billion first close

🕔May 8, 2018

US private equity firm KKR has closed its Global Infrastructure Investors III for the first time at US$6 billion

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CapMan Infra launches Nordic infrastructure fund

CapMan Infra launches Nordic infrastructure fund

🕔May 3, 2018

CapMan Infra has launched the fundraising of a pan-Nordic infrastructure fund with a target size of EUR300 million (US$359,57 million): CapMan Nordic Infrastructure I.

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Infracapital Partners III achieves US$2.5 billion final close

Infracapital Partners III achieves US$2.5 billion final close

🕔May 2, 2018

Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G Prudential, has announced the successful conclusion of  fundraising of its latest and largest fund to date, Infracapital Partners III, with total commitments equivalent to GBP1.85 billion (US$2.52 billion).

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US$250 million first close for NN-FMO Emerging Markets Loans Fund

US$250 million first close for NN-FMO Emerging Markets Loans Fund

🕔Apr 26, 2018

NN Investment Partners (NN IP) and FMO Investment Management have announced the first close of their NN-FMO Emerging Markets Loans Fund. The capital commitments total US$250 million, 25% higher than the managers' minimum target, and were provided by four key investors from Sweden and the Netherlands.

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Zencap Asset Management announces Zencap Infra Debt 3

Zencap Asset Management announces Zencap Infra Debt 3

🕔Apr 25, 2018

Zencap Asset Management has announced its intentions to launch a third senior infrastructure debt fund, dedicated to senior financing of European infrastructure. The company is targeting a first close of EUR200 million (US$244.4 million).

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Berenberg launches EUR100 million digital infrastructure debt fund

Berenberg launches EUR100 million digital infrastructure debt fund

🕔Apr 17, 2018

Berenberg, Germany’s oldest private bank, has launched the Berenberg Digital Infrastructure Debt Fund I, giving institutional and individual investors the opportunity to invest in the expansion of data networks in Europe through. The target volume is EUR100 million (US$123.27 million).

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