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Actis promotes Barry Lynch to partner

Actis has made Barry Lynch a partner at its London headquarters as the emerging market specialist investor continues to raise its inaugural infrastructure fund. Lynch will continue to help Actis provide operational improvements to the firm’s portfolio of clean energy and power projects spread throughout Latin America, Africa and Southeast Asia, according to a source […]

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PEP buys New Zealand smart metering firm amid infra push

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Infrastructure Capital Group raises $390.7m for new renewables fund

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The energy developer, backed by Denham Capital, will begin construction of stage two of the 212MW Lincoln Gap project later this year after securing $116m in debt financing.

NSW Ports taken to court over ‘anti-competitive and illegal’ deal

The ACCC, Australia’s competition watchdog, intervenes six years after the ports portfolio was privatised by the New South Wales government, which will not face legal proceedings.

Pacific Equity Partners raises $434m for new infra fund

The Sydney-based fund manager is on track to hit fundraising targets for its first dedicated infrastructure vehicle.

Palisade secures Samurai loan for $102m Waterloo Wind Farm refinancing

The Sydney-based fund manager turned to the Japanese market, with the debt facility underwritten by MUFG.

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