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 KKR Global Infrastructure Investors III closes at US$7.4 billion

KKR Global Infrastructure Investors III closes at US$7.4 billion

🕔Sep 6, 2018

KKR has announced the final closing of KKR Global Infrastructure Investors III, a US$7.4 billion fund focused on pursuing global infrastructure investment opportunities with an emphasis on investments in OECD countries. KKR will be investing US$358 million in capital alongside external investors through KKR’s balance sheet and employee commitments.

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A.P. Moller Capital's Africa Infrastructure Fund approaches US$1 billion

A.P. Moller Capital's Africa Infrastructure Fund approaches US$1 billion

🕔Aug 13, 2018

A.P. Moller Capital has announced that it has raised US$982 million for the Africa Infrastructure Fund.

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CEFC and Morrison & Co. to launch AUD1 billion green infrastructure fund

CEFC and Morrison & Co. to launch AUD1 billion green infrastructure fund

🕔Jul 27, 2018

Australia's Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and alternative asset manager Morrison & Co have announced plans to launch a specialist AUD1 billion (US$739.1 million) ‘green’ infrastructure fund.

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Infrastructure Australia launches new transparency guidelines

Infrastructure Australia launches new transparency guidelines

🕔Jul 24, 2018

Infrastructure Australia, the nation's independent infrastructure advisor, has launched new guidelines to drive greater transparency and accountability in infrastructure decision-making and reduce instances of major projects receiving funding before appropriate planning and assessment.

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Saudi Arabia publishes draft law on private sector participation ahead of PPP programme launch

Saudi Arabia publishes draft law on private sector participation ahead of PPP programme launch

🕔Jul 12, 2018

Following a resolution by the Council of Ministers, Saudi Arabia’s National Centre for Privatisation and Public-Private Partnerships (NCP) has published a draft law to govern private sector participation in government-sponsored programs and projects.

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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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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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Poland votes to change PPP law

Poland votes to change PPP law

🕔Jul 9, 2018

The Sejm of Poland, the lower house of the country's parliament, has voted to amend the law on public-private partnerships (PPPs).

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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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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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Canadian government blocks acquisition of Aecon

Canadian government blocks acquisition of Aecon

🕔May 28, 2018

The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development of the Government of Canada has ordered China Communications Construction Company International Holding Limited (CCCI) not to implement the proposed acquisition of Aecon Group Inc., one of the largest infrastructure developers in the country, in order to protect Canada's national security.

 

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Ethiopia establishes public-private partnership directorate

Ethiopia establishes public-private partnership directorate

🕔May 28, 2018

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation of the Government of Ethiopia has established a Public Private Partnership (PPP) Unit to implement the PPP law passed in July 2017.

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The Rohatyn Group acquires US$750 million J.P. Morgan Asian infrastructure platform

The Rohatyn Group acquires US$750 million J.P. Morgan Asian infrastructure platform

🕔May 21, 2018

The Rohatyn Group (TRG), a specialized asset management firm focused on emerging markets, and J.P. Morgan Asset Management have announced that TRG has acquired the J.P. Morgan Asian Infrastructure & Related Resources Opportunity (AIRRO) platform.

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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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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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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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Global Infrastructure Partners to acquire Indian infrastructure asset management business worth US$1.8 billion

Global Infrastructure Partners to acquire Indian infrastructure asset management business worth US$1.8 billion

🕔May 2, 2018

Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC) subsidiary IDFC Alternatives Ltd is selling its infrastructure asset management business to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). The business manages assets worth about US$1.8 billion.

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