Aviva’s head of infrastructure debt Darryl Murphy assesses the current state of the market.
Madrid Spain
Asterion Industrial Infra Fund I closed on its revised hard-cap and is already close to 60% invested.
Wind farm Western Australia
The fund manager will focus on the Windlab acquisition before turning to fundraising for a new vehicle, the Sustainable Australia Real Assets Fund.
Alaska
The $66bn sovereign wealth fund is inviting bids on a portfolio comprised around 40% of infrastructure funds.
MidRail claims the Swiss firm has been 'unjustly enriched' at its expense through 'exploitation of MidRail's confidential information'.
The firm booked a £66m write-down on its Australian renewable energy assets last year due to changes in marginal loss factors and halted new investment, but is now considering exiting the sector altogether.
Offshore wind
Taiwan Life and TransGlobe Life have acquired a minority stake in the 600MW Changfang and Xidao offshore wind project, while the Danish fund manager will retain its majority stake through the construction phase.
Airplane
But interest from the private sector was strong with 18 firms expressing interest in operating Lambert airport under a PPP agreement that would have generated $2bn in net proceeds for the city.
Solar panels, photovoltaic - alternative electricity source
Enel will seed the new entity, which builds on the two companies’ partnership in Italy, with some 200 distributed photovoltaic generation, co-generation, tri-generation and energy efficiency projects.
Airplane
The sale has attracted the ire of some public officials as the government gears up for the privatisation of Aéroports de Paris.
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