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Mainstream changes its senior management mtructure

Mainstream changes its senior management mtructure

🕔Sep 7, 2017

Mainstream Renewable Power is making a number of changes to its senior management structure. Under the new structure, Mr Kinsella will take on responsibility for the running of the Group, its strategy and direction.

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Sembcorp takes full control of Indian renewable business

Sembcorp takes full control of Indian renewable business

🕔Sep 5, 2017

Sembcorp Utilities has entered into an agreement to acquire IDFC Private Equity Fund III (IDFC)’s remaining stake in Sembcorp Green Infra (SGI), for INR14 billion (US$218 million). With this, Sembcorp will become the sole owner of SGI. 

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True Green Capital closes third fund reaching hard cap of US$350 M

True Green Capital closes third fund reaching hard cap of US$350 M

🕔Sep 4, 2017

True Green Capital Management LLC (TGC), an institutional asset manager specializing in distributed power generation, with a current focus on commercial photovoltaic solar, announced it has closed its latest discretionary fund, True Green Capital Fund III, L.P. 

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Calpine to be acquired by Energy Capital-led consortium

Calpine to be acquired by Energy Capital-led consortium

🕔Aug 24, 2017

Calpine Corporation has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which Energy Capital Partners (Energy Capital or ECP) along with a consortium of investors led by Access Industries and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board will acquire Calpine for US$15.25 per share in cash, or US$5.6 billion.

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Macquarie-led consortium completes GIB acquisition

Macquarie-led consortium completes GIB acquisition

🕔Aug 23, 2017

Further to the announcement of 20 April 2017, a Macquarie-led consortium comprising Macquarie Group Limited (Macquarie), Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has successfully completed the acquisition of the UK Green Investment Bank Limited (GIB) from the Government of UK for £2.3 billion (US$2.95 billion).

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AMP Capital reaches final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III

AMP Capital reaches final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III

🕔Aug 22, 2017

AMP Capital has reached final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III (IDF III), raising US$2.5 billion for the mezzanine debt strategy, an additional US$800 million in co-investment rights and securing a further US$800 million from investors who want access to its deal capabilities.

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AP Moller and Danish pensions launch Africa fund

AP Moller and Danish pensions launch Africa fund

🕔Aug 17, 2017

A.P. Moller Holding has together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa.

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La Caisse acquires a 17.3% interest in Boralex

La Caisse acquires a 17.3% interest in Boralex

🕔Aug 4, 2017

Boralex has announced that Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has acquired all of the Class A common shares of Boralex held by Cascades representing 17.3% of the outstanding shares for the amount of CAD287.5 million (US$228.4 million).

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Deutsche AM closes  €1.8 B Pan-European fund II

Deutsche AM closes €1.8 B Pan-European fund II

🕔Jul 28, 2017

Deutsche AM has achieved final close of Pan European Infrastructure II L.P. (PEIF II), a closed-end fund focusing on unlisted European infrastructure investments.

 

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DIF sells €125-million renewable portfolio to Pension fund ABP

DIF sells €125-million renewable portfolio to Pension fund ABP

🕔Jul 27, 2017

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WSP Announces Acquisition of LatAm firm Poch

WSP Announces Acquisition of LatAm firm Poch

🕔Jul 26, 2017

WSP Global Inc. has announced that it is pursuing its expansion in Latin America through the acquisition of Poch, a 730-employee professional services firm based in Chile. The firm has additional offices in Peru, Colombia and Mexico.

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Green IPP Building Energy raises €70 M

Green IPP Building Energy raises €70 M

🕔Jul 24, 2017

Building Energy 1 Holdings plc (Building Energy), a global, vertically integrated, renewables-focused independent power producer will receive around €70 million (US$81 million) from ZZ Capital International Ltd (ZZCI) and Zhongzhi Capital (ZZC). The investment was structured through the subscription for mandatorily convertible bonds and equity interests.

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IPPToday #19: EIB backs EUR 4.3bn of energy investments

IPPToday #19: EIB backs EUR 4.3bn of energy investments

🕔Jul 19, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) board has approved €4.3 billion (~US$5 billlion) in financing for the development of energy projects, including renewables, in Europe and India.

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iCON Infrastructure closes new €1.2 billion fund

iCON Infrastructure closes new €1.2 billion fund

🕔Jul 14, 2017

iCON Infrastructure has announced the first and final closing of a new €1.2 billion (US$1.37 billion) fund, iCON Infrastructure Partners IV.

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BaltCap launches first infra fund

BaltCap launches first infra fund

🕔Jul 12, 2017

BaltCap, the largest private equity investor in the Baltic region, has launched BaltCap Infrastructure Fund (BIF) with the planned size of €100 million (US$114 million).

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InstarAGF closes first fund at target size

InstarAGF closes first fund at target size

🕔Jun 28, 2017

InstarAGF Asset Management and AGF Management have announced the final closing of the InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund with US$740 million in aggregate equity commitments from institutional and high net worth investors from Canada, Europe, the United Kingdom and United States.

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Capital Stage acquires shares in CHORUS Clean Energy AG

Capital Stage acquires shares in CHORUS Clean Energy AG

🕔Jun 28, 2017

Capital Stage AG has announced it has acquired from an institutional investor additional 54,999 shares of CHORUS Clean Energy AG.

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EBRD agrees US$500m loan for solar projects in Egypt

EBRD agrees US$500m loan for solar projects in Egypt

🕔Jun 13, 2017

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a US$500 million framework to finance renewable energy in Egypt.

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Oman to issue RfPs for solar, power and water projects

Oman to issue RfPs for solar, power and water projects

🕔Jun 5, 2017

Oman Power and Water Procurement (OPWP) has announced it has plans to launch a tender process to develop solar projects in the country.

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Renova sells its stake in Terraform to Brookfield

Renova sells its stake in Terraform to Brookfield

🕔May 31, 2017

Renova has signed a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Brookfield Asset Management, through Orion US Holding 1 L.P, to sell Renova’s shares in TerraForm Global.

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