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Download: II’s 2017 fundraising report

Our interactive analysis breaks fundraising down by strategy, sector, fund size and region, among others, with all the data downloadable as an Excel file. Plus, don't miss our interview with Hyun-Chan Cho, the IFC's regional industry head for infrastructure, Asia-Pacific.

Mizuho to launch new infra debt fund, targeting over $300m – exclusive

The firm’s asset management company plans to launch the second fund by May, as it mulls going up the risk curve by looking at greenfield and the primary side.

Edelweiss’s Indian infra fund nears first close ahead of target

The $1bn vehicle is aiming for returns of up to 21% by investing in the country's operating roads, renewables and transmission sectors.

Basalt beats Fund II target with $1.285bn final close

The vehicle was backed by more than 30 investors, mostly from Europe and North America, and is already more than a third invested.

Abraaj continues global fundraise amid claims of capital misuse

The emerging markets-focused firm has no plans to pause fundraising on its $6bn private equity fund as it awaits an auditor's report on its 2015-vintage health fund.

Silk Road Fund backs $1bn CEE-focused fund

Beijing is also pledging €2bn of financings through China Development Bank to the region, in addition to the fund.

Blackstone’s infra fund to hit $40bn over the next decade

The firm’s inaugural open-ended infrastructure fund, which could raise as much as $15bn by year end, is expecting to reach a ‘mortal size’ first close in the coming months.

Octopus eyes £250m first close for second renewables fund

The 25-year vehicle is targeting £500m with a £750m hard-cap and is aiming for a gross IRR of between 6.5% and 7.5%. In addition, the firm has completed a landmark refinancing for a 64MW portfolio of subsidy-free Italian projects.

Tiger Infra fundraising tops $176m for second vehicle

The US mid-market investor’s Fund II launched just over a year ago and has already surpassed its predecessor.

Bahrain’s Investcorp mulls infra business launch

Hazem Ben-Gacem, head of European private equity, said the firm might look at acquiring an existing infra business.