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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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Copenhagen Infrastructure III holds final close at EUR3.5 billion

Copenhagen Infrastructure III holds final close at EUR3.5 billion

🕔Apr 12, 2018

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) has announced that its newest fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III (CI III), held a final close on 23 March 2018 at the EUR3.5 billion (US$4.31 billion) hard cap exceeding the EUR3.0 billion (US$3.7 billion) target fund size.

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Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund raises US$385 million

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund raises US$385 million

🕔Apr 11, 2018

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), managed by Investec Asset Management (IAM), has announced that it has successfully completed its latest fundraising round, raising US$385 million in new long-term debt capital to invest in Africa.

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Shareholders invest US$1.3 billion in Globalvia

Shareholders invest US$1.3 billion in Globalvia

🕔Apr 10, 2018

Globalvia has announced that current shareholders OPTrustPGGM and USS have collectively invested EUR1.0 billion (US$1.27 billion) in the company. Globalvia plans to deploy the investment in worldwide infrastructure projects.

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MIRA announces close of Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund 2

MIRA announces close of Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund 2

🕔Apr 4, 2018

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), a division of Macquarie Group, has announced the close of its second Asian regional infrastructure fund at its hard cap of $US3.3 billion in investor commitments.

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UBS launches US$450 million Archmore Infrastructure Debt Platform II

UBS launches US$450 million Archmore Infrastructure Debt Platform II

🕔Mar 21, 2018

UBS Asset Management's (UBS-AM) Real Estate & Private Markets (REPM) business has launched its second infrastructure debt fund, Archmore Infrastructure Debt Platform II (IDP II), with seed commitments from initial investors of more than EUR448.4 million (US$551.4 million).

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A.P. Moller Capital announces second close of Africa Infrastructure Fund

A.P. Moller Capital announces second close of Africa Infrastructure Fund

🕔Mar 20, 2018

A.P. Moller Capital has announced the second close of its Africa Infrastructure Fund, with total commitments reaching US$865 million. Subscribers include Danica Pension, Danske Invest, SEB Pensionsforsikring and SEB Pension och Försäkring.

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Morrison & Co selected to manage Utilities Trust of Australia

Morrison & Co selected to manage Utilities Trust of Australia

🕔Feb 27, 2018

The Board of Utilities of Australia Pty Limitedtrustee of the Utilities Trust of Australia fund (UTA), has confirmed the selection of H.R.L.Morrison & Co Limited (Morrison & Co) as the preferred manager of UTA. The open-ended global infrastructure fund was established in 1994 and was formerly managed by Hastings Funds Management.

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Golding Capital announces record fundraising at year-end

Golding Capital announces record fundraising at year-end

🕔Feb 23, 2018

Golding Capital Partners (GCP)a private equity investor with 17 years experience, has announced the closings of several of its funds.

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Starwood Energy raises US$854 million for new infrastructure fund

Starwood Energy raises US$854 million for new infrastructure fund

🕔Jan 23, 2018

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.

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Marguerite announces final investment: 14 Greek airports

Marguerite announces final investment: 14 Greek airports

🕔Jan 10, 2018

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.

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Danish CIP's 3rd energy fund secures EUR2.8 billion in commitments

Danish CIP's 3rd energy fund secures EUR2.8 billion in commitments

🕔Dec 28, 2017

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).

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Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund secures US$100 million loan from AfDB

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund secures US$100 million loan from AfDB

🕔Dec 20, 2017

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.

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Land Degradation Neutrality Fund launched

Land Degradation Neutrality Fund launched

🕔Dec 18, 2017

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.

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SCOR finalises second fund and starts third debt fund

SCOR finalises second fund and starts third debt fund

🕔Dec 18, 2017

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.

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Marguerite launches its second infrastructure and energy fund

Marguerite launches its second infrastructure and energy fund

🕔Dec 5, 2017

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.

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EQT Infrastructure buys CAIW

EQT Infrastructure buys CAIW

🕔Nov 22, 2017

The EQT Infrastructure III fund has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CIF Holding B.V. from Rabo Bouwfonds Communication Infrastructure Fund C.V.

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Infracapital closes its first  greenfield fund

Infracapital closes its first greenfield fund

🕔Nov 21, 2017

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.

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