Conquest has completed an initial close for its renewable power fund (Conquest Renewable Yield Europe), with €115 million (US$124 million) as a result from solicitations and commitments from European institutional investors, including insurance companies, pension funds, banks, and global energy corporates.
Funds & Investments News
Eiffel Investment Group and European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced the launch of the Eiffel Energy Transition fund with the support of a number of leading institutional investors.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has initiated the fundraising process for its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III, which will now be open for investor subscription.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF), a fund managed by the IFC Asset Management Company (AMC), have invested a combined US$100 million in Orazul Energy Partners LLC, an affiliate of Orazul Energy Holdings LLC, an energy platform in Latin America owned by I Squared Capital.
Sofinnova Partners, a Paris, France-based venture capital firm specialized in life sciences, held the first closing of its latest fund, Sofinnova Industrial Biotech I (Sofinnova IB I), at €106 million (US$112,7 million).
Actis has announced that it has reached final closing on its fourth energy fund Actis Energy 4 (AE4) with commitments hitting a hardcap at US$2.75billion.
Iona Capital, through its North West Environmental Infrastructure Fund and through Iona Environmental Infrastructure Funds 1 and 2, has committed £130 million (US$158 million) of investment into new and existing environmental infrastructure projects in the UK’s Northern Powerhouse.
EQT has announced that its third fund for infrastructure investments, EQT Infrastructure III, has been closed at the hard cap of €4 billion (US$4.2 million).
Infranode has announced the closing of its second investment round. The Infranode I investment platform raises SEK1.9 billion (US$213 million) dedicated to essential infrastructure investments in the Nordics.
SL Capital Partners has announced the final close of its inaugural infrastructure fund, SL Capital Infrastructure Fund I.
EIV Capital, an energy-focused private equity firm, has announced the final closing of its third fund, EIV Capital Fund III, LP and its affiliates, at its hard cap of US$450 million, surpassing its original US$350 million target.
NextEnergy Solar Fund Limited (NESF) has announced the signing of a £150 million (US$189 million) debt facility with a syndicate of lenders including Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions (MIDIS), National Australia Bank (NAB) and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).
Global Infrastructure Partners have raised a total of US$15.8 billion for its GIP III fund, which is the firm's largest infrastructure fund.
The SUSI Energy Efficiency Fund (SEEF) successfully closed its first transaction in the Spanish market.
Allianz Global Investors,has announced the launch its second UK Infrastructure Debt Fund later this year. The fund, aimed at institutional investors, will invest in long-term, investment grade, core UK infrastructure assets, including primary brownfield and greenfield transactions within the transport, energy and social infrastructure sectors.
Northleaf Capital Partners has announced that it has held the final closing for its second OECD-focused pooled infrastructure fund, Northleaf Infrastructure Capital Partners II (NICP II), at its US$950 million hard cap.
CAAAPITAL and Shanghai Ventures, through its structuring and commercial partner, Intelegis, are announcing the launch of DG Energy Capital, a Private Equity fund that will provide innovative financial solutions for developers in Mexico’s distributed solar generation market.
Silicon Ranch Corporation, a U.S. developer, owner, and operator of solar energy plants, has closed on an equity investment round that raised in excess of US$55 million.
Governments of Latin America to discuss investment opportunities for energy projects – Washington, D.C March 2017
Latin American public and private sector leaders will address countries’ policies and strategies to engage investors and stimulate open discussions. 250 energy developers, financiers and public sector stakeholders are expected to attend the meeting from North America and countries across Latin America.
Amidst the wait for US foreign policy decisions, proactive energy sector leaders from Africa get set to return to Washington DC for EnergyNet’s 3rd Powering Africa: Summit this March
Summit returns to Washington DC this March providing a platform for Africa’s energy sector stakeholders and developers to engage multilaterals, global investors and technology providers. The meeting will present backbone energy and infrastructure projects to the most proactive partners.