AMP Capital hits $1.6bn first close on Global Infra Fund II – exclusive

The Australian manager takes a big step towards its $3bn target amid a record year for fundraising.

Mizuho to launch new infra debt fund this month

The vehicle will be targeting senior debt for greenfield and brownfield projects in investment-grade countries, as well as developing markets through credit enhancement.

DOWNLOAD: Drill down into II’s Q3 2018 Fundraising Report

A smaller number of larger funds are raising ever more capital, with follow-on vehicles for the top players roughly doubling in size with each new iteration.

SUSI eyes €70m first close for second energy efficiency fund – exclusive

The firm will invest 20% of the new vehicle outside Europe, strongly targeting the US, where it is exploring the possibility of raising a dedicated fund.

DOWNLOAD: Welcome to the golden age of fundraising

We look ahead to 2019 and, using data from 50 managers, break down the cost of different strategies, highlight sticky terms and show how fee leakage reveals costs beyond the gross-to-net IRR spread.

Will infra fundraising top $100bn in 2019?

This will be a record year and 2019 could top it. As the market shifts up a gear, we consider the major themes impacting fundraising.

Quercus eyes $650m for UK electric vehicle infra fund

The vehicle, which is the first of its kind, will seek to invest across the EV infrastructure space, targeting low double-digit returns.

UBS edges towards €1bn debt fund hard-cap after raising further €400m

The firm’s second debt vehicle has exceeded its €700m target following commitments from European and Asian LPs.

Partners Group eyes interim close on Global 2018 fund by year-end – exclusive

Partners Group’s collected €2.2 billion for its Direct Infrastructure 2016 fund in February, alongside a further €800 million for separate accounts and other infrastructure vehicles.

New Energy targets up to $400m for second clean energy credit fund

The vehicle will deploy $15m-$40m per transaction.

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