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Palisade looks to Japan again for debt refinancing on South Australia wind farm

The Sydney-based fund manager does its second deal in recent months with Japanese lenders to refinance one of its wind farms.

China Everbright lowers overseas infra fund target

A preference for debt products among Chinese investors has forced the private equity firm to reduce the target size of its debut infra fund from $1bn to $600m.

Infra fundraising hits $20bn as Q1 rise returns

The market has already reached 22.3% of last year’s total through just six funds raised.

KKR, TPG, Partners Group, first adopters of IFC’s impact principles

The Operating Principles for Impact Management, published by the IFC, set a clear common market standard for what constitutes an impact investment and addresses concerns about 'impact-washing'.

JPMorgan AM: ‘core-plus transportation’ could rival traditional infra as an asset class

Asset manager estimates the subsector could require as much as A$4.5trn in financing over the next 10 years as bank lenders exit the market.

GIP adds UK government transport director to London team

The UK’s Department for Transport is “satisfied that no conflict of interest is present’, though the approval process remains ongoing.

French government clears one hurdle to ADP privatisation

Yet other hurdles remain, including a possible referendum on the proposed sale that is pending approval by the Constitutional Council.

IFM Investors settles sexual harassment case for £270,000

Settlement exceeds the £236,000 that former analyst Nathalie Abildgaard had been seeking at employment tribunal.

Carlyle investments to feature ‘smarter’ infra upgrades from Schneider

French energy management company Schneider Electric has agreed to a partnership with The Carlyle Group to provide sustainability and automation upgrades to infrastructure projects. Andrew Marino, co-head of the US private equity firm’s Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund, said the move was both an efficiency effort and a means of ensuring that current and future investments […]

Swedish pension trio plug $970m into new infra investment company

Polhem Infra’s backers believe it will have a competitive advantage by investing to hold rather than to sell.

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