Marubeni eyes ¥30bn first close for new infra fund

The trading house and Mizuho Bank have already committed capital to the new vehicle, which has a target of ¥50bn and will invest in transport and energy infra assets overseas.

Swiss manager targets €500 million for new renewables fund

The new vehicle will be larger in size and broader in scope than re:cap global investors’ previous two funds.

ARCH eyes institutionals for half of $250m African renewables fund

A first close is expected in Q1 this year, with commitments from the AfDB, EIB and a South African pension fund.

InstarAGF hits $680m first close on second fund – exclusive

The vehicle has a $1bn target and is a successor to the group’s debut vehicle which closed in June 2017.

DOWNLOAD: Anatomy of a record fundraising year

With over $80bn raised for closed-ended funds, 2018 was the biggest fundraising year for the asset class. Find out all the details in our interactive report.

MEAG eyes €500m for infrastructure debt fund

The asset management arm of Munich Re and ERGO Group has already collected €200m in a first close for the new fund.
Macquarie offices

Macquarie’s MIP IV closes on $5bn hard-cap

The fund manager’s latest North America-focused vehicle is targeting 10-12 percent net IRRs and a yield of 4-6 percent.

CITIC’s Xinjin to launch $3bn data centre-focused fund

The asset manager expects demand for data centres in China to be strong thanks to 5G and IoT technologies.
Actis

Exclusive: Actis lowers infra fund target to $1.5bn

Emerging markets specialist Actis has delayed the first close of its inaugural infrastructure fund and lowered the target for the vehicle to $1.5 billion, a source familiar with the matter told Infrastructure Investor. The source said decreasing the fundraising target from $2 billion was done, in part, to allow for more co-investment opportunities, in which […]

UBS closes debt fund on €1bn hard-cap – exclusive

Archmore Infrastructure Debt Platform II is almost double the size of its predecessor and is 20% invested.

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