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The firm is understood to be in pre-marketing for the two vehicles, having launched its last European fund in 2016 and its Africa fund in 2015.
OMAI’s head of ESG, Dean Alborough, examines the virtuous cycle of sustainable investment in Africa and how the landscape has changed.
The Sustainable Development Goals are focusing strategies on the continent, but surviving the pandemic will bring additional challenges.
The firm’s latest energy fund is targeting $4bn and is a continuation of a strategy focused on building platform companies managing energy-related infrastructure assets.
Sunset on solar panels in a village
The energy-focused vehicle will have a similar strategy to the firm’s previous fund, which is now fully invested.
Solar panels
The Montreal-based firm has made its first investment through the fund, backing a Greek solar farm with a long-term off-take agreement.
The emerging markets specialist, which has raised a suite of energy funds, is targeting investments in power, transmission, generation and distribution assets.
Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa
African Infrastructure Investment Fund 3, which was aiming for $750m, is over 50% committed as it nears its 10th investment.
Institutions recognise the need for climate investing but not necessarily the scale required, says Climate Fund Managers CEO Andrew Johnstone.
For the first time in nearly two decades, growth in new capacity has stalled. We examine why and look at whether the freeze is expected to last.
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