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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.
With nearly $20bn raised in Q1, expect 2019 to be another record-breaking year for infrastructure fundraising.
Meridiam’s second closing of its Africa infrastructure fund shows both the opportunities provided by the continent and investors’ continued perceptions of it.
The fund launched in 2015 is now €246m above its original target size, after falling short by €93m in the first fundraising round.
Antin Infrastructure Partners, Meridiam and InfraVia were among those picking up the prizes in EMEA.
A first close is expected in Q1 this year, with commitments from the AfDB, EIB and a South African pension fund.
Ashwin West, investment director, African Infrastructure Investment Managers, tells us what it took to get Mali’s first independent power project to cross the finish line.
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