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The Paris-based fund manager expects to reach final close on $1.5bn before summer, a target which, if met, will make AAIF V nearly double the size of its predecessor.
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The 67km toll road will be the first asset the Canadian pension will add to its Indian roads platform, which it launched and staffed last year.
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Annesley Wallace will replace Berg as head of the C$109bn Canadian pension’s infrastructure group.
In addition to the $2.34bn raised, investors, which now include PSP Investments and the US development finance institution, will also have $3bn in co-investment rights.
The new platform will be led by former GE Capital MD Bob Psaradellis, while ex-Green Investment Bank CEO Shaun Kingsbury joins as chairman.
The Canadian firm has already made four seed investments from BID II, which it raised in a little over a year.
Manulife office in Hong Kong
Albamen Capital Partners will invest in renewable energy and digital infrastructure, as well as 'other power-intensive infrastructure assets' in China.
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Part of the funds will go towards the $2bn the firm is looking to invest in renewables and waste infrastructure in APAC over the next two years.
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The firm's Global Transition Fund will invest in assets that will move the economy towards net-zero, including renewables, industrial businesses and infrastructure, chief executive Bruce Flatt said on the firm's Q3 2020 results call.
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The Canadian pension has shown resilience during the pandemic, despite recording a 1% loss in the first half of the year, infrastructure chief Emmanuel Jaclot tells us.
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