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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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Puerto Rico releases a list of P3 projects

Puerto Rico releases a list of P3 projects

🕔May 12, 2017

The Government of Puerto Rico has released a list of P3 projects that will involve private finance and other additional projects under review.

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EIG Global Energy Partners raises USD2 billion

EIG Global Energy Partners raises USD2 billion

🕔May 11, 2017

EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG) has announced the final close of Global Private Debt Fund (GPF IV), a continuation of the firm’s platform for energy and infrastructure credit and direct lending.

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Philippines to apply ‘hybrid’ formula in implementing PPP projects

Philippines to apply ‘hybrid’ formula in implementing PPP projects

🕔May 10, 2017

The Philippines' Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has reiterated the government’s preference for “hybrid” public-private partnership (PPP) deals in which the government would build the infrastructure projects and later bid out the operation and maintenance (O&M) to the private sector.

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ADB launches PPP monitoring initiatives

ADB launches PPP monitoring initiatives

🕔May 5, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced two new initiatives to improve and monitor the business environment for public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Asia and the Pacific. The measures, which aim to strengthen the bankability and implementation of PPPs, were announced in Yokohama, Japan at the 50th Annual Meeting of ADB's Board of Governors.

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Quanta subsidiary raises US$750 million in first close on its debut fund

Quanta subsidiary raises US$750 million in first close on its debut fund

🕔May 4, 2017

First Infrastructure Capital Advisors, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, held a US$750 million first close on its debut fund, First Infrastructure Capital.

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3i announces first close of the 3i European Operational Projects Fund

3i announces first close of the 3i European Operational Projects Fund

🕔May 3, 2017

3i Group has announced the first close of the 3i European Operational Projects Fund, with €155 million (US$169 million) raised from a number of European investors, including a commitment of €40m from 3i.

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SNC-Lavalin to acquire WS Atkins

SNC-Lavalin to acquire WS Atkins

🕔Apr 24, 2017

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement with WS Atkins plc, approved by the boards of directors of both companies, on the terms of a cash acquisition by which SNC-Lavalin will acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Atkins for £20.8 (US$22.3) per share in cash, representing an aggregate cash consideration of CAD3.6 billion (US$2.7 billion).

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Amber Infrastructure fund INPP announces share issue

Amber Infrastructure fund INPP announces share issue

🕔Apr 19, 2017

International Public Partnerships has announced its intention to raise £250 million (US$316 million) via an equity issue.

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Puerto Rico publishes PPP law

Puerto Rico publishes PPP law

🕔Apr 18, 2017

Puerto Rico has released the Proposed Regulations for the Procurement, Evaluation, Selection, Negotiation, and Award of Public-Private Partnership Contracts under Act No. 29-2009, as amended. 

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HarbourVest Partners Closes Mezzanine Co-Investment and Real Assets Funds

HarbourVest Partners Closes Mezzanine Co-Investment and Real Assets Funds

🕔Apr 12, 2017

HarbourVest Partners, a global private markets asset manager, has announced the final closes of its first mezzanine-focused co-investment fund at US$375 million and its third real assets fund at US$366 million.

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Hastings signs mandate with Japanese institution for infrastructure debt

Hastings signs mandate with Japanese institution for infrastructure debt

🕔Apr 7, 2017

Global infrastructure fund manager Hastings Funds Management has won an infrastructure debt investment mandate from the Development Bank of Japan Inc. and DBJ Asset Management Co., Ltd (collectively DBJ Group), targeting investments in OECD countries.

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Peru passes new PPP framework

Peru passes new PPP framework

🕔Apr 6, 2017

The Peruvian Ministry of Economy and Finance has passed an amendment to the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Law Regulation (Decreto Legislativo N° 1251).

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TRIG raises £110 million in new equity to fund a pair of deals

TRIG raises £110 million in new equity to fund a pair of deals

🕔Apr 4, 2017

The Board of The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG) has announced that the company has raised gross proceeds of £110.0 million (US$110 million) through the issue of 106,796,117 New Ordinary Shares at a price of 103.0 pence per New Ordinary Share.

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NEPAD-IPPF and ECOWAS PPDU discuss collaboration to strengthen infrastructure project preparation in West Africa

NEPAD-IPPF and ECOWAS PPDU discuss collaboration to strengthen infrastructure project preparation in West Africa

🕔Apr 4, 2017

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) held discussions with the Infrastructure Project Preparation and Development Unit (PPDU) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) based in Lomé, Togo, with a view to strengthening collaboration on the preparation of regional infrastructure projects in West Africa. The two institutions agreed to conclude an Operational Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to underpin their cooperation.

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Fengate launches new private equity platform

Fengate launches new private equity platform

🕔Mar 29, 2017

Fengate Real Asset Investments has announced the close of the LPF Equities Fund, the firm’s new private equity fund with CAD300 million (US$224 million) in committed capital, and its initial investment in the Cricket Energy Group of Companies.

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Foresight raises £40 million

Foresight raises £40 million

🕔Mar 28, 2017

Foresight VCT PLC  has announced that the maximum number of subscriptions of £40 million (US$50 million) has been received and the Offer is now closed for further applications.

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HICL raises £260 million

HICL raises £260 million

🕔Mar 24, 2017

HICL Infrastructure Company, the listed infrastructure investment company advised by InfraRed Capital Partners Limited, has announced it has raised £260 million (US$325 million) gross proceeds under its share issue.

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