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CGNPE, JIDA Capital to launch $1bn renewables fund in Q3

Once fundraising kicks off, CGN’s private equity arm and the infra-focused investment firm will look to divest the portfolio of their first renewables vehicle, the 2015-vintage CGN Capital Partners Infrastructure Fund III.

How digital became integral

The rise of digital technology has impacted all of our lives in a vast number of ways, from the Netflix streams we watch at home to the emails we answer on our smartphones, and everything else in between. According to Hootsuite and We Are Social’s Digital 2019 report, published earlier this year, 57 percent of […]

Three top trends

  Data is getting central The case for data centre investment continues to grow, both for high-reliability, high-security centres for the likes of Google and Amazon and also smaller, more local centres located closer to the communities that require them. “The combination of these two things is shaping the market,” says Bruno Candès, partner, InfraVia […]

NZ Super Fund moves into North American data centres with CIM Group

The fund will invest $70m immediately in the company’s existing portfolio of six metropolitan data centres, with a further $45m available for future co-investments.

CITIC’s Xinjin to launch $3bn data centre-focused fund

The asset manager expects demand for data centres in China to be strong thanks to 5G and IoT technologies.

Morrison & Co launches $745m Growth Infra Fund with sustainability focus

Clean Energy Finance Corporation makes $112m commitment to the new closed-ended fund that will target ‘high-growth’ assets.

An early exit in data centres

With data centres blurring the lines between infra and real estate, sister publication PERE writes how one Bethesda, Maryland-based private equity real estate firm's 2005 data centre investment evolved from a pure real estate play into something more akin to an operating company.
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