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Westpac and Charter Hall in exclusive talks for the sale of Hastings

Westpac and Charter Hall in exclusive talks for the sale of Hastings

🕔Jul 25, 2017

Westpac Banking CorporationandCharter Hall Group have entered into exclusive discussions regarding Westpac’s proposed sale of Hastings Management ProprietaryLimited (Hastings).

 

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Sri Lanka establishes a PPP unit

Sri Lanka establishes a PPP unit

🕔Jul 24, 2017

Sri Lanka's Cabinet has approved the establishment of a PPP Unit to replace the current unit within the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media.

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EIB approves €12.4 billion for transport, telecoms and energy

EIB approves €12.4 billion for transport, telecoms and energy

🕔Jul 24, 2017

The board of the European Investment Bank has approved new financing totalling €12.4 billion (US$14.5 billion) for the support of rail, road, air and maritime transport investment around the world and backing for new renewable energy and security of energy supply schemes. New PPP financing for tram, motorway and internet investment was also agreed.

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MegaProject 973: ADB approves US$526 MM to finance Bangladesh PPPs

MegaProject 973: ADB approves US$526 MM to finance Bangladesh PPPs

🕔Jul 20, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$526 million multitranche financing facility (MFF) to help sustain and increase infrastructure investments in Bangladesh, particularly in financing public-private partnership (PPP) projects as well as renewable energy interventions.

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Kier acquires utilities specialist

Kier acquires utilities specialist

🕔Jul 17, 2017

Kier, the leading property, residential, construction and services group, has announced it has completed the acquisition of an infrastructure services provider McNicholas to strengthen its positions in the utilities and infrastructure services sectors.

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BaltCap launches first infra fund

BaltCap launches first infra fund

🕔Jul 14, 2017

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).

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OHL México offer changed

OHL México offer changed

🕔Jul 13, 2017

Magenta Infraestructura has filed a request to modify the offer launched over the public shares of OHL México.

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AMP Capital makes Investment Director appointments in London, Sydney

AMP Capital makes Investment Director appointments in London, Sydney

🕔Jul 12, 2017

AMP Capital has appointed Niamh McBreen as an Investment Director to its Infrastructure Equity asset management team, based in London, and Stasha Prnjatovic to the newly-created role of Investment Director, Energy within the Infrastructure Equity team in Sydney.

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BBGI  to invest in five existing PPP projects in Canada

BBGI to invest in five existing PPP projects in Canada

🕔Jul 11, 2017

BBGI SICAV has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin Group to invest in an investment vehicle (Partnership) which will hold substantial equity interests in five PPP projects in Canada.

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iCON Infrastructure closes new €1.2 billion fund

iCON Infrastructure closes new €1.2 billion fund

🕔Jul 11, 2017

iCON Infrastructure has announced the first and final closing of a new €1.2 billion (US$1.37 billion) fund, iCON Infrastructure Partners IV.

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InstarAGF closes first fund at target size

InstarAGF closes first fund at target size

🕔Jun 29, 2017

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.

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Lithuanian Parliament approves new Concessions law

Lithuanian Parliament approves new Concessions law

🕔Jun 16, 2017

Lithuania's Parliament has approved a new Concessions law which comes into power from 1st January 2018. The legislation, passed together with the adoption of the EU Directive 2014/23/EU, enables a wider and more flexible use of concessions. The new law aims to establish an adequate, balanced and flexible legal framework for the award of concessions that ensures equal and open access to the market to economic operators from across the European Union.

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CBRE Group acquires majority stake in Caledon Capital Management

CBRE Group acquires majority stake in Caledon Capital Management

🕔Jun 14, 2017

CBRE Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in Caledon Capital Management, a Toronto-based investment management business specializing in private infrastructure and private equity investments.

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Nigerian infra commission seeks PPP powers

Nigerian infra commission seeks PPP powers

🕔Jun 12, 2017

The House of Representatives of Nigeria has declared its intention to overhaul the laws on Public Private Partnership (PPP).

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EISER closes on portfolio sale of assets to 3i

EISER closes on portfolio sale of assets to 3i

🕔Jun 8, 2017

EISER Finance Limited has reached financial close on a portfolio sale of assets to a fund managed by 3i Group plc (3i) from the EISER Global Infrastructure Fund (EGIF). 

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BlackRock reaches final close on Colombian debt fund

BlackRock reaches final close on Colombian debt fund

🕔Jun 2, 2017

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.

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First amendment to Italian Public Contracts Code

First amendment to Italian Public Contracts Code

🕔Jun 1, 2017

Italy has published the first amendment to the New Public Contracts Code in the Italian official Gazette.

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Ireland welcomes new procurement regime supporting the delivery of major infrastructural projects

Ireland welcomes new procurement regime supporting the delivery of major infrastructural projects

🕔May 26, 2017

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Blackstone to launch US$40 billion infrastructure investment vehicle and new infrastructure business

Blackstone to launch US$40 billion infrastructure investment vehicle and new infrastructure business

🕔May 25, 2017

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.

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INPP concludes capital raise

INPP concludes capital raise

🕔May 16, 2017

Amber-managed fund International Public Partnerships Ltd has raised £330 million (US$425 million) following significant over-subscription of the issue announced on 12 April.

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