Green Investment Group Ltd (former UK Green Investment Bank)

Company description

The UK Green Investment Bank was created by the UK Government, its sole Shareholder, who have committed to provide an initial £3.8bn of capital to invest. The company use this to back green projects, on commercial terms, across the UK and mobilise other private sector capital into the UK’s green economy. The bank has invested in every part of the UK and across all our target sectors, backing large projects with a capital expenditure of more than £1bn and small projects of £2m. They have set up five funds to specifically target smaller projects.

Company details

Atria One Level 7 144 Morrison street Edinburgh EH3 8EX

Participation in projects

Projects Transactions
List of the updates in which the company was involved

Company updates

  • January 25, 2021

    DIF closes acquisition of additional 10% stake in Dublin waste to energy PPP

    DIF Capital Partners, through DIF Infrastructure V (DIF), has announced that it has closed the acquisition of an additional 10% stake in the Dublin Waste to Energy PPP project. Together with its partn...

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  • October 11, 2019

    Munich Re to co-invest in Dublin waste-to-energy project

    MR Infrastructure Investment GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Münchner Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München (Munich Re), DIF Infrastructure V Cooperatief U.A....

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  • June 06, 2019

    DIF completes acquisition of 69 MW Dublin waste-to-energy project

    DIF, through its most recent fund DIF Infrastructure V, has announced that it has closed the acquisition of a stake in the Dublin Waste to Energy PPP project. The project is an operational waste to en...

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  • April 17, 2019

    EU Commission checks merger deal for 69 MW waste-to-energy project in Dublin

    The European Commission has received notification of a proposed concentration by which DIF Infrastructure V, Covanta Holding Corporation and Green Investment Group Limited (GIG) will acquire joint con...

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  • March 28, 2019

    Rookery South ERF reaches financial close

    The Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility project in Bedfordshire, UK has reached a financial close. The project features a moving grate combustion technology. It can accommodate up to 480,000 metri...

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  • January 18, 2019

    Investec and UKCI invest US$73 million in new African renewable energy yieldco

    UK Climate Investments (UKCI) has announced a planned ZAR500 million (US$36.5 million) cornerstone investment in a dedicated African renewable energy yieldco, Revego Africa Energy Limited. Managed by...

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  • April 25, 2017

    Macquarie acquires Green Investment Bank for £2.3bn

    A Macquarie-led consortium, comprising Macquarie Group Limited, Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), has agreed to acquire the UK Green Invest...

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  • October 10, 2016

    Financial close for Edinburgh waste-to-energy plant

    UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) has committed £28 million (US$34 million) of debt finance to a new £142 million (US$176 million) energy-from-waste (EfW) plant at Millerhill in Midlothian, near Edin...

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  • September 14, 2016

    Strathclyde pension fund to invest GBP 80 million in UK GIB s offshore wind

    UK pension fund Strathclyde Pension Fund (SPF) will invest £80 million (US$106 million) in UK GIB's Offshore Wind Fund (GIB OWF) in order to increase its asset portfolio.

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  • February 04, 2016

    UK Green Investment Bank to establish a special share

    The UK Government has announced that the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) will create a ‘special share’ in the company as part of the process to introduce private capital to t...

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