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Rakiza Infrastructure Fund, co-managed by Equitix and Oman Infrastructure Investment Management, has crossed the half-way mark towards its final target after securing $300m from Saudi Arabia's PIF.
The Italian asset manager has raised more than half of its final target at first close for Infrastructure Debt Fund I whose strategy will focus on senior and junior debt.
The deal, which is in line with the UK firm’s plan to increase its AUM by 20-25% annually over the medium-term, will also serve as a ‘pathway’ to Asian markets.
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With climate change policy weakened, revamping ESG to ward off the worst effects of global warming is now more critical than ever.
Laurent Chatelin and Pierre Larivière explain how the firm built the solar division of a French energy group into Reden Solar, which generated an IRR of 42% and a money multiple of 4.4x upon exit.
As the aviation industry starts to show signs of recovery, four infrastructure professionals tell us how their airport assets coped during covid, the headwinds they face and whether the current rebound is sustainable.
A newly established subsidiary of the London-based firm will manage the fund – understood to have a target of €250m – that will invest in the energy transition and smart infrastructure.
Co-CEO Marius Dorfmeister and head of credit Alexander Hunzinger discuss the lessons from their two energy efficiency credit funds as they expand the remit of their new €400m vehicle
To be precise, it’s more the tax relief that accompanies the government’s ‘energy profits levy’ that encourages more oil and gas production rather than clean energy investment.
‘We will be on the road by the end of the year,’ the firm’s managing partner Serge Savasta tells Infrastructure Investor – and seeking to raise at least €1bn for Capenergie 5.

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