Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management is looking to raise funds fot its second infrastructure debt fund, Benjamin de Rothschild Infrastructure Debt Generation, as part of its ongoing development of the BRIDGE platform.
To be more specific, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management has plans to raise between €400 million (US$454.2 million) and €800 million (US$908.4 million) from European institutions. The first close of the fund is scheduled for the end of July.
According to the manager, the new Luxembourg-regulated fund would focus on opportunities across Europe over the next four years. It will have the same strategy as its previous fund and it will be managed by the same team of 11 experts based in London.
The first BRIDGE fund, which was established in August 2014 with €595 million in commitments, has currently invested €420 million in conventional and renewable energy, road, rail and air transport and social infrastructure (healthcare and Private Finance Initiative or PFI deals). The assets are located inFrance, Germany, Austria, Belgium and the UK.