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NextEnergy Solar Fund partners with Zestec for commercial rooftop solar rollout

NextEnergy Solar Fund partners with Zestec for commercial rooftop solar rollout

🕔Feb 12, 2019

NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Zestec Asset Management Limited for the future acquisition of operating solar plants to be installed on commercial properties.

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AfDB approves US$25 million equity investment in Africa Renewable Power Fund

AfDB approves US$25 million equity investment in Africa Renewable Power Fund

🕔Feb 11, 2019

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an equity investment of up to US$25 million in ARCH Africa Renewable Power Fund (ARPF), a US$250 million private equity fund for renewable energy projects across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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US$100 million clean energy fund launched for Southeast Asia

US$100 million clean energy fund launched for Southeast Asia

🕔Feb 11, 2019

Singapore’s WEnergy GlobalICMG Partners and Greenway Grid Global have announced that they have formed a Singapore-based investment entity of US$60 million that will finance and operate renewable energy projects in Southeast Asia, of which US$20 million has been made available for short term deployment.

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RGREEN INVEST closes bridge financing fund for renewable energy projects

RGREEN INVEST closes bridge financing fund for renewable energy projects

🕔Feb 6, 2019

RGREEN INVEST has announced that it has successfully closed the fundraising of its Nouvelles Energies fund at EUR124 million (US$141.2 million), exceeding its fundraising target of EUR100 million (US$113.9 million) in six months.

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

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

🕔Jan 21, 2019

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.

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US$3 billion final close for Macquarie Super Core Infrastucture Fund Series 1

US$3 billion final close for Macquarie Super Core Infrastucture Fund Series 1

🕔Jul 10, 2018

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has announced the final close of Macquarie Super Core Infrastructure Fund (MSCIF) Series 1 at EUR2.5 billion (US$2.94 million), exceeding the fund's initial minimum target of EUR1.5 billion (US$1.76 million).

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SUSI Energy Storage Fund hits €252 million final close

SUSI Energy Storage Fund hits €252 million final close

🕔Jul 2, 2018

The SUSI Energy Storage Fund (SESF) has reached the final closure having received capital commitments of €252 million (US$292,62 million) from institutional investors in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden and Switzerland.

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Climate Investor One fund achieves third close at US$535 million

Climate Investor One fund achieves third close at US$535 million

🕔Jun 21, 2018

Climate Fund Managers has announced the third close of Climate Investor One (CIO), one of the world’s largest renewable energy development and financing initiatives for developing country investments, at US$535 million.  The fund manager has raised an additional circa US$75 million since the second close.

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NAB finalises US$150 million Low Carbon Shared Portfolio

NAB finalises US$150 million Low Carbon Shared Portfolio

🕔Jun 19, 2018

National Australia Bank (NAB) has announced that it has finalised its Low Carbon Shared Portfolio, valued at AUD200 million (US$148.7 million), with investors including the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG).

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Marguerite II invests in energy-efficient public lighting in Italy

Marguerite II invests in energy-efficient public lighting in Italy

🕔Jun 13, 2018

Pan-European equity fund Marguerite II has invested in City Green Light, one of the largest private operators of public lighting in Italy. This follows the investment by Fondo Italiano per l’Efficienza Energetica (FIEE) – the first Italian equity fund entirely dedicated to investing in projects in the energy efficiency sector – in February 2018.

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Denmark's IFU and pension funds launch US$650 million sustainable investment fund

Denmark's IFU and pension funds launch US$650 million sustainable investment fund

🕔Jun 12, 2018

The Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), based in Denmark, has signed an agreement with six pension funds - PKA, PensionDanmark, PFA, ATP, JØP/DIP and PenSam - to establish the Danish SDG Investment Fund, which will contribute to meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries and promote the sale of Danish expertise and technology.

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Impax closes New Energy Investors III at US$420 million

Impax closes New Energy Investors III at US$420 million

🕔Jun 11, 2018

Impax Asset Management Group Plc has announced the close of its third private equity infrastructure fund at EUR357 million (US$420.1 million)Impax New Energy Investors III (NEFIII) is focussed on investments in renewable power generation and related assets in Europe.

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KGAL achieves US$150 million second close of Enhanced Sustainable Power Fund 4

KGAL achieves US$150 million second close of Enhanced Sustainable Power Fund 4

🕔May 2, 2018

KGAL has announced the second closing of its Enhanced Sustainable Power Fund (ESPF) 4. Five European investors have committed EUR127 million (US$154.01 million) to the renewable energy fund, bringing the total equity raised to EUR382 million (US$463.24 million).

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Lightsource BP and Everstone Group form joint venture to invest in green infrastructure in India

Lightsource BP and Everstone Group form joint venture to invest in green infrastructure in India

🕔Apr 19, 2018

Lightsource BP has formed a 50:50 joint venture with the Everstone Group, one of India’s leading private equity fund managers, to create a major fund management platform for green energy infrastructure in India, to be called EverSource Capital.

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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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