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Our interactive presentation goes behind the data making up our inaugural debt ranking, breaks down capital raised by funds and SMAs and more.

Is Taiwan’s offshore opportunity gone with the wind?

An unexpected cut in government subsidies threw the island’s offshore wind market into disarray. Now, Taipei is trying to convince worried renewables investors to stay.

Spring first close planned as UK names Zouk as £400m EV infra fund manager

The private equity and infrastructure manager has already held discussions with ‘investors from all walks of life’, partner George Ridd tells us.
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Investcorp, Aberdeen target GCC infra with $1bn fund

The joint venture marks a first for both: the launch of an infra business for the Bahrain-based private equity firm and a new geography for the UK-based asset manager.

Ardian’s Skyline Renewables adds US wind portfolio

An Ardian-backed US renewables venture has made its fourth acquisition in the wind sector since its launch last year as it moves to meet a 3GW goal. Skyline Renewables, a partnership between French fund manager Ardian and Transatlantic Power Holdings, announced the purchase of four wind farms with a combined 117MW capacity. The deal puts […]

S&P warns of growing ‘external risks’ in South and Southeast Asia

With upcoming elections in several countries, political uncertainty is one of several factors that may lead to ‘some slowdown’ in the region this year, but the impact on the infrastructure sector is not expected to last.

ICG eyes fund launch in Q2 following maiden infra deal

The investment in a fibre network on the French island of Réunion is the first by the team formed in April last year by the former EDF Invest infrastructure arm.
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UBS AM makes first foray into Portugal, fully deploying AIIF II

The manager is following its $644m second equity fund with a third vehicle, said to be targeting about $1bn.
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MIRA reveals A$8.7bn equity raising and appoints new Americas chief

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets has revealed that it raised A$8.7 billion ($6.2 billion; €5.5 billion) of new equity in the three months to 31 December 2018. The figure includes A$7.4 billion of equity raised in Europe alone, most of which was for Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6. Infrastructure Investor reported that MEIF6 had raised […]

Energy Capital retools lending strategy with Fund II

The US-headquartered firm’s initial vehicle posted better results in its $377m of senior debt investments than when also taking mezzanine positions into account.

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