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Macquarie secures €3bn for MEIF6 ahead of first close – exclusive

The vehicle launched earlier this year is expecting a first close before Christmas and is predicted to reach its €6bn hard-cap next year.

DWS plans 2019 launch of €3bn third fund – exclusive

The group’s second fund has made six investments and is roughly 60% deployed after raising €1.8bn in July 2017.

Taiwan’s first domestic infra fund nears first close – exclusive

The fund has already raised more than $250m, mainly from Taiwanese life insurers, and will focus on attracting commitments from public pension funds over the next year.

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’.

Whitehelm and APG hold €250m first close on world’s first smart cities fund

The two firms say they ‘will be blazing some trails’, with the sub-sector set to become a ‘bigger part of the infrastructure market’.

Gresham House targets $129m storage fund deployment in six months

The UK fund manager could come back to market next year to raise further funds after falling short of its $257m target.

Swiss pension pool increases infra fund to more than $780m

IST3 Infrastruktur Global has now made 18 investments since its launch four years ago, including both direct and fund deployments.

F2i closes innovative third fund on €3.6bn hard-cap

The close comes after a ‘strict and intellectually rigorous process’ to roll over assets from the Italian group’s first fund, chief investment officer Carlo Michelini tells us.

Dai-ichi Life backs new infra debt fund with $176m commitment

AMOAI, the new entity resulting from Asset Management One’s acquisition of Mizuho Global Alternative Investments, is targeting close to $900m for the new vehicle.

Meridiam to seek €300m with reopening of Africa fund – exclusive

Plans to expand the LP base to more institutional capital beyond the current DFIs would bring the fund to just over €500m.

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