The Norwegian firm signed 25-year PPAs with the Egyptian government for six plants on a 1.8GW solar park near Aswan.
The listed solar fund has picked up a further 28MW for its 467MW-strong portfolio while parent company NextEnergy Capital has also secured the refinancing of a recently bought portfolio in Italy.
Despite rising uncertainty, panellists today underlined the potential created by data services as the ‘fourth utility’ amid strong public support for infrastructure.
The Dutch manager is aiming for an end of May first close for Fund V and a summer final close for its maiden ‘core’ vehicle, which has already surpassed its €350m target.
LPs ‘love to focus on it’, but uncompeted deal processes do not lead to better returns, say dealmakers.
The projects, all located in Norway, produce about 70GWh of power per year and add to the company’s growing presence in the Nordics.
The mid-market manager has deployed batteries on 10 of its installed solar parks in tandem with developer and previous partner Anesco.
Inspired by the UK, a reform being proposed could unlock vast amounts of capital looking for stable income, say the country’s super funds.
Teaming up with other Asian investors and a Russian private equity fund, the consortium is believed to have paid €250m for the 25% stake.
The Canadian pension manager has committed C$1.9bn in debt and equity to an acquisition that forms a global construction company generating C$12.1bn in revenue.
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