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Allianz ups target after €600m first close for infra equity fund

The firm’s European infra fund is its first attempt at raising third-party institutional capital for an infrastructure equity strategy.
Infrastructure Investor: The Decade

Stories of the Decade 2010: Rise of the big PE houses 

Blackstone’s modest $200m first close in 2010 was vastly overshadowed by the $14bn it raised for its relaunched vehicle in 2019. Now KKR, Carlyle and Apollo are also eyeing the asset class hungrily. 
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InfraVia adds line of business with launch of €300m growth fund

The fund manager believes there is ‘immeasurable opportunity in the infratech ecosystem’ which it aims to capitalise on by investing in tech companies at the scale-up stage.

Starwood’s first infra debt fund to launch later this year – exclusive

The investment firm has been moving towards this moment since acquiring GE Capital’s energy finance business and hiring an infrastructure debt specialist from Deutsche Bank.
Resilience, resilient infrastructure

Meridiam, Rockefeller Foundation to launch resilience fund – exclusive

The move comes less than two weeks after the French fund manager announced its switch to a Benefit Corporation.

Australia’s IPIF appoints CIO and launches A$100m fundraise

Jonathan van Rooyen joins Infrastructure Partners Investment Fund, which added The Infrastructure Fund to its portfolio this year.
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Marubeni infra fund reaches second close on $325m – exclusive

The debut infra vehicle is aiming to purchase two Australian transportation PPPs from the Japanese trading house by November.
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First State eyes €3.5bn with launch of third European fund

The launch of EDIF III comes two months after First State wrapped up a €2.6bn fundraising for its second fund.

Landmark’s Infrastructure Partners II terms revealed

Infrastructure Partners II is targeting $1.5bn, more than treble the amount raised for Landmark's first infrastructure secondaries programme.
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Predicting the next decade: Supersize infra 

Buoyed by strong institutional appetite, the size of infrastructure funds has grown significantly over the past decade. We look at how big they might get. 
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