Alinda Capital Partners, an independent infrastructure investment firm, has announced plans for an US$5 billion new private equity fund.
According to sources, the firm will use the funds to focus on a value-added strategy in its investments.
Alinda launched its first fund in 2007, the target size was US$1 billion but finally the fund had a size of US$3 billion. This fund was focused on infrastructure investments in North America and Europe. The firm's second fund was closed in 2010 with a final size of US$4 billion.
The New York-based firm is one of the world's largest and most experienced infrastructure investment firms. The company is an independent firm, wholly owned by its Partners, and it is focused on the infrastructure sector.
Specifically the firm is focused on: transportation including roads, bridges and tunnels; airports, ports and rail; water supply and wastewater treatment; gas transportation, storage and distribution; power generation and electric transmission; energy; telecommunications; leased or contracted assets and utility services for residential, commercial and industrial customers.