Aquila heads to public markets for new €300m renewables fund

While the German firm has invested in renewables through private funds, it’s seeking to attract a ‘new and additional investor audience’ through its new listed vehicle.

Brookfield Fund IV to hold $14bn first close in May

With a first close equalling its predecessor’s final close, the manager's fourth flagship infrastructure fund is ‘on pace’ to be its largest infra vehicle.

AllianzGI holds first close at €270m for European infra debt

Vehicle will provide opportunities for low-ticket-size investors to access infrastructure debt through co-investments.

Israel Infrastructure Partners eyes July close for $350m debut fund

Firm has so far raised around $250m from European LPs as it seeks to generate returns of about 12%.

Union Investment raises €442m with Mercer for maiden infra fund

Vehicle’s managers to make direct, primary and secondary investments in western Europe and North America, targeting returns of 6%-8%.

Ping An launches infra fund-of-funds strategy with ‘top-quality’ seed assets

European secondaries specialist Ardian will act as anchor investor and offer current partners the opportunity to become LPs alongside it, a source said.

DOWNLOAD: 2019 fundraising off to a strong start

With nearly $20bn raised in Q1, expect 2019 to be another record-breaking year for infrastructure fundraising.

Sparx closes greenfield renewables fund on ¥31.6bn – exclusive

Backed by Chubu Electric, Toyota, Mizuho Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, the new fund exceeded its original ¥30bn target and has already invested in a solar project in Japan.
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Antin halfway to fund IV target with first close – exclusive

Firm raises more than €2.5bn for its fourth vintage as it heads towards target of about €5bn-€6bn.

Edmond de Rothschild eyes €750m July close for fourth infra debt fund – exclusive

A fifth vehicle, which could secure commitments of about €1bn, may follow before the end of the year.
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