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HDR sells HDR | ICA Asset Management to DBi Services

HDR sells HDR | ICA Asset Management to DBi Services

🕔Feb 14, 2018

HDR has announced that it has completed the sale of HDR | ICA Asset Management to DBi Services, which specializes in infrastructure operations and maintenance. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Turkey announces route for canal PPP

Turkey announces route for canal PPP

🕔Feb 1, 2018

The Government of Turkey has announced the route for a canal to be developed through a public-private partnership. The 45-km Kanal Istanbul will link the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara west of the Bosphorus, running from the Durusu region on Istanbul's Black Sea coast to Kucukcekmece Lake on the Sea of Marmara.

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Ghana launches PPP portal

Ghana launches PPP portal

🕔Jan 30, 2018

On Friday 26 January, the Hon. Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo launched the Ghana PPP disclosure portal in Accra. It published information on 20 ongoing PPP projects and the disclosure framework being adopted by the Government of Ghana. This is the first time that this information has been made available to the public.

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New bill to regulate existing concessions to be signed in Brazil

New bill to regulate existing concessions to be signed in Brazil

🕔Jan 22, 2018

In the coming weeks, the President of Brazil, Michel Temer, is expected to sign a bill regulating the concessions made during the administration of former president Dilma Rousseff. The main clause in the bill will allow companies who take on an existing concession to pay off any outstanding debt.

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Romanian government approves new PPP law

Romanian government approves new PPP law

🕔Dec 21, 2017

The Romanian government has updated the country's legislation on public-private partnerships in an effort to attract strategic investments. The new regulation introduces the Value for Money concept and provides the necessary steps in assessing a project.

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Allianz Group announces restructure of investment divisions

Allianz Group announces restructure of investment divisions

🕔Dec 20, 2017

The Allianz Group has announced that from 1 January 2018, Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) will become a discrete entity under the umbrella of Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI).

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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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APG and AXA acquire US$1.1 B Ardian fund II portfolio

APG and AXA acquire US$1.1 B Ardian fund II portfolio

🕔Dec 15, 2017

Ardian, announced it has signed an agreement for the sale of a €1 billion portfolio of assets after a competitive auction. The Investors involved are APG and AXA, both existing shareholders of the portfolio since 2006. Ardian will remain the asset manager and advisor of the portfolio.

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Puerto Rico receives three unsolicited proposals for PPPs

Puerto Rico receives three unsolicited proposals for PPPs

🕔Dec 14, 2017

The government of Puetro Rico has decided to conduct feasibility studies of three unsolicited proposals for PPP projects. The proposals were submitted by Tesla, the Ana G. Méndez University System and Global Ports Holding.


 

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Infranode reaches oversubscribed final close

Infranode reaches oversubscribed final close

🕔Dec 12, 2017

Infranode has achieved final closing on its first fund reaching SEK4.45 billion (US$524.68 million) with AP4 joining an already strong group of local pension funds and the European Investment Bank (EIB).  The capital will be invested long-term in Nordic infrastructure.

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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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DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I achieves final close

DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I achieves final close

🕔Nov 16, 2017

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.

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Carillion apppoints new Chief Executive

Carillion apppoints new Chief Executive

🕔Oct 30, 2017

Carillion has announced the appointment of Andrew Davies as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 2 April 2018, at which point he will also join the Board. Keith Cochrane will continue to lead Carillion as Interim Chief Executive Officer until then.

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Aecon Group agrees to be acquired by Chinese CCCI

Aecon Group agrees to be acquired by Chinese CCCI

🕔Oct 30, 2017

Aecon Group Inc. and CCCC International Holding Limited (CCCI) have entered into a definitive agreement under which CCCI will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Aecon for CAD20.37 (US$15.9) per share in cash, representing an enterprise value of CAD1.51 billion (US$1.18 billion).

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OHL sells OHL Concesiones to IFM Investors

OHL sells OHL Concesiones to IFM Investors

🕔Oct 18, 2017

OHL Group and IFM Investors have signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the share capital in OHL Concesiones by IFM Investors.

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Brookfield acquires energy infrastructure fund manager CCC

Brookfield acquires energy infrastructure fund manager CCC

🕔Oct 13, 2017

Brookfield Asset Management’s Public Securities Group has announced that it has acquired Center Coast Capital Holdings, an affiliate of Center Coast Capital Advisors (CCC), a Houston-based SEC-registered investment adviser focusing on energy infrastructure investments, including master limited partnerships (MLPs), with over US$4 billion in assets under management.

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AMP Capital closes its largest ever North American deal

AMP Capital closes its largest ever North American deal

🕔Oct 11, 2017

AMP Capital has reached financial close on its largest ever North American deal, acquiring 100 per cent of ITS ConGlobal (ITSC) from Carlyle Infrastructure Partners.

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Wood Group completes acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler

Wood Group completes acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler

🕔Oct 10, 2017

Wood Group has announce that it has completed the acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler.

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