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Kalliope Gourntis

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Asterion Industrial Infra Fund I closed on its revised hard-cap and is already close to 60% invested.
Offshore wind
Taiwan Life and TransGlobe Life have acquired a minority stake in the 600MW Changfang and Xidao offshore wind project, while the Danish fund manager will retain its majority stake through the construction phase.
Sydney skyline
Having raised $1bn more for GIF II than its predecessor, AMP Capital will seek to acquire 100% of assets when investing its latest fund, a spokeswoman for the Australian fund manager said.
Solar panels, photovoltaic - alternative electricity source
Enel will seed the new entity, which builds on the two companies’ partnership in Italy, with some 200 distributed photovoltaic generation, co-generation, tri-generation and energy efficiency projects.
Digital infra has certainly moved into the mainstream. But with technology advancing at lightning speed, a growing number of investors are quickly recognising its wider potential.
Segmentation within the infrastructure asset class didn’t emerge in 2019 but it did take on new forms, one being specialist funds.
hydropower
The French fund manager will finance its portion of the €2.2bn acquisition through its recently closed European renewables fund and a co-investment vehicle created for this specific transaction.
The fund manager used crowdfunding for an industrial-scale clean energy project in France, while in the US it partnered with Engie to help the University of Iowa transition to a zero-carbon footprint under a 50-year utilities concession.
Stockholm
In the past two years, MIRA has increased its exposure and presence by establishing a team on the ground after investing in the region for more than 15 years.
The firm has already made its first investment, acquiring a 44% stake in Germany’s A8 motorway from InfraVia and Egis.
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