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Copenhagen Infrastructure III holds final close at EUR3.5 billion

Copenhagen Infrastructure III holds final close at EUR3.5 billion

🕔Apr 12, 2018

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) has announced that its newest fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III (CI III), held a final close on 23 March 2018 at the EUR3.5 billion (US$4.31 billion) hard cap exceeding the EUR3.0 billion (US$3.7 billion) target fund size.

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Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund raises US$385 million

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund raises US$385 million

🕔Apr 11, 2018

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), managed by Investec Asset Management (IAM), has announced that it has successfully completed its latest fundraising round, raising US$385 million in new long-term debt capital to invest in Africa. 

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MIRA announces close of Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund 2

MIRA announces close of Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund 2

🕔Apr 4, 2018

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), a division of Macquarie Group, has announced the close of its second Asian regional infrastructure fund at its hard cap of $US3.3 billion in investor commitments.

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IPPToday #179: IFC and Amundi close US$1.4 billion green bond fund

IPPToday #179: IFC and Amundi close US$1.4 billion green bond fund

🕔Mar 22, 2018

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Amundi, Europe’s largest asset manager, have announced the successful launch of the world’s largest targeted green bond fund focused on emerging markets, the Amundi Planet Emerging Green One (EGO).

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AMP Capital Aussie funds get first New Zealand investors

AMP Capital Aussie funds get first New Zealand investors

🕔Mar 2, 2018

The AMP Capital Diversified Infrastructure Trust (ADIT) and AMP Capital Core Infrastructure Fund (CIF) have attracted their first New Zealand investors, reflecting growing interest locally in the asset class.

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Golding Capital announces record fundraising at year-end

Golding Capital announces record fundraising at year-end

🕔Feb 22, 2018

Golding Capital Partners (GCP), a private equity investor with 17 years experience, has announced the closings of several of its funds.

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 Sol Systems and Nationwide launch fund for solar assets

Sol Systems and Nationwide launch fund for solar assets

🕔Feb 19, 2018

Sol Systems and Nationwide have launched a joint venture: Helios Infrastructure Fund. Helios’ initial objective is to acquire, develop, build and own over 330 MW of utility and commercial solar assets throughout the USA in the next 12 months, with an aim to expand the platform thereafter.

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Inspired Evolution invests US$36 million in solar PV projects in sub-Saharan Africa

Inspired Evolution invests US$36 million in solar PV projects in sub-Saharan Africa

🕔Feb 16, 2018

Inspired Evolution has signed a deal to invest up to US$36 million in Alten RE Developments Africa B.V., the sub-Saharan Africa-focused subsidiary of Alten Energías Renovables. The investment by Inspired Evolution’s Evolution II Fund will expand Alten Africa’s existing solar photovoltaic development platform across sub-Saharan Africa.

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Orion Energy Partners' second fund closes at US$816 million

Orion Energy Partners' second fund closes at US$816 million

🕔Feb 16, 2018

Orion Energy Partners, L.P has announced it has closed Orion Energy Credit Opportunities Fund II. The fund was oversubscribed with commitments totaling US$816 million, exceeding the target fund size of US$750 million.

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Pacifico Energy raises more than US$140 million for its first solar fund

Pacifico Energy raises more than US$140 million for its first solar fund

🕔Feb 6, 2018

Pacifico Energy K.K. has successfully completed the launch of its first solar investment fund. The fund will be comprised of 5 Japanese solar power plants totaling over 100 MWdc.

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US$3.25 billion EnCap Flatrock Midstream IV achieves final close

US$3.25 billion EnCap Flatrock Midstream IV achieves final close

🕔Jan 30, 2018

EnCap Flatrock Midstream has announced the final closing of EnCap Flatrock Midstream Fund IV, L.P. The substantially oversubscribed fund exceeded its US$3 billion target and reached its US$3.25 billion hard cap within six months.

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Capital Stage and Ireland Strategic Investment Fund to invest €140 M in Irish renewable energy market

Capital Stage and Ireland Strategic Investment Fund to invest €140 M in Irish renewable energy market

🕔Jan 26, 2018

Capital Stage and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund enter €140 million partnership to invest in the Irish renewable energy market with leading Irish solar company Power Capital

 

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EUR70 million first close for Foresight Italian Green Bond Fund

EUR70 million first close for Foresight Italian Green Bond Fund

🕔Jan 25, 2018

Foresight Group has announced the first close of the Foresight Italian Green Bond Fund at EUR70 million (US$864.75 million).

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Starwood Energy raises US$854 million for new energy fund

Starwood Energy raises US$854 million for new energy fund

🕔Jan 23, 2018

Starwood Energy has recently committed US$135 million capital to its Starwood Energy Infrastructure Fund III, taking the fund's total to US$989 million.

 

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ING commits EUR100 million to Sustainable Investments fund

ING commits EUR100 million to Sustainable Investments fund

🕔Jan 22, 2018

Dutch multinational banking and financial services firm ING has launched a Sustainable Investments fund, committing EUR100 million of capital to support sustainable ’scale-ups’ with a proven concept and a positive environmental impact. The OECD definition of a scale-up is a company with an average annualized return of at least 20% in the past 3 years with at least 10 employees in the beginning of the period.

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Danish CIP's 3rd energy fund secures EUR2.8 billion in commitments

Danish CIP's 3rd energy fund secures EUR2.8 billion in commitments

🕔Dec 29, 2017

After nine months of fundraising, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III (CI III), has had its sixth close on December 27, 2017 with total commitments reaching EUR2.8 billion (US$3.32 billion).

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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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SCOR finalises second fund and starts third debt fund

SCOR finalises second fund and starts third debt fund

🕔Dec 18, 2017

SCOR Investment Partners, the SCOR group’s portfolio management company, have announced the end of the deployment of €378 million (US$444.06 million) through the SCOR Infrastructure Loans II fund, and the launch of the third generation with the SCOR Infrastructure Loans III fund.

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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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