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NN IP targets €200m with maiden infra debt fund launch

The vehicle has a €500m hard-cap and has been launched as a ‘sustainable’ fund where ‘some clear investment choices will be made’.

Blue Sky appoints former Hastings boss as chairman

Andrew Day, who led Hastings Funds Management for six years, will step into the role later this month.

Water and waste management top sustainable assets wish list

Investments in water and wastewater management are what institutional investors that responded to a Bright Harbor Advisors survey said they are most interested in when seeking exposure to sustainable alternative assets. Bright Harbor, a New York-based placement agent, found that 81 percent of LP respondents have already added a sustainability, impact or ESG (environment, social, […]

European Court of Justice delivers ‘very damaging’ verdict for UK storage projects

The nation’s capacity market auctions have been ruled illegal state aid, throwing several gas and battery storage projects into doubt.

HK Summit: ‘Come and meet us’, Korean LPs say

The country’s investors are expanding overseas, with Europe attractive from a currency perspective. But they want GPs who put in the effort and come with the right products.

VIDEO: ‘Energy storage bankability is still not where we’d like it to be’

Alex O'Cinneide, CEO of Gore Street Capital Partners, argues lenders need to get comfortable with storage’s short-term nature and highlights the best markets in Asia.

VIDEO: Political will, big players create ‘self-sustaining momentum’ for Taiwan offshore wind

Helge Rau, wpd’s head of M&A, explains why the country has been so successful, the lessons it can learn from Europe and why wind is driving Asian renewables.

Macquarie set to begin Brussels Airport sales process

The airport is jointly held by its MEIF1 and MEIF3 funds alongside the Belgian government and OTPP, with the latter believed not to be among the bidders.

HK Summit: Less-explored markets, pre-operational assets antidote to costly infra

Investors highlighted the need for local partnerships to go deeper into unexplored geographies

Letting them down gently

Australia deciding to block a Chinese purchase of a national asset is not new – but its decision to block CK Infrastructure’s bid for APA Group feels different.

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