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The Munich-based asset manager has deployed roughly 40% of the infrastructure equity fund – a hybrid vehicle that will invest in other funds, secondaries but also directly via co-investments.
Rather than fade into the background in light of covid, climate change and sustainability have dominated the conversation – and efforts – this year. We expect that will continue next year as well.
Macquarie offshore wind
The Danish fund manager has agreed to sell a 25% stake to the wind turbine manufacturer to accelerate its own growth which includes launching a new energy transition fund next year.
In addition to the $2.34bn raised, investors, which now include PSP Investments and the US development finance institution, will also have $3bn in co-investment rights.
The Canadian firm has already made four seed investments from BID II, which it raised in a little over a year.
Molslijnen EQT
The acquisition of Molslijnen is the fourth investment the Swedish firm is making through its latest infra vehicle which it’s currently raising targeting €12.5bn.
Size matters, but it’s only the result of a number of other factors that are the true measure of success. Martin Stanley, head of Macquarie Asset Management, tells us what they are.
Fundraising Report Q3 2020 | Infrastructure Investor
With $78.5bn raised during the first nine months, 2020 might not break any records, but fundraising has remained strong in this most challenging year.
That's what Laurent Segalen of Megawatt-X advised, as he and co-panelist, Frederic Palanque of Conquest, discussed in detail their views on energy investment in the 2020s.
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