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EIG sees $750m financing as evidence of Brazil’s energy turnaround

The firm’s chief executive said EIG’s decision to invest in Brazil’s energy sector during years of turmoil is starting to pay off.
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Foresight Group launches first Australian infra debt fund

The UK-based fund manager will launch the Foresight Renewable Energy Income Fund this month, a debt fund targeting A$150m-A$200m that will invest in smaller-scale renewables projects.
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Rock Rail seals fourth rolling stock deal in the UK

The rolling stock investor-developer is confident the UK’s nationalisation agenda – should it materialise – will not affect its investment in the East Midlands Railway, its chief executive says.
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Japanese pension funds in ‘wait-and-see’ mode on infra

Almost half of LPs are undecided on whether to increase their exposure to the asset class, a new survey reveals.
Munich

MEAG raises €660m for maiden debt fund

The Munich-based fund manager launched the infrastructure vehicle earlier this year with a €500m target and raised two-thirds of its capital from German investors.

Goodbye Libor, hello uncertainty

Libor has underpinned financial products for decades. But it could be phased out in less than three years, with huge implications for private debt lenders.
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Glennmont seals asset-backed loans for renewables debt fund

The two loans to Italian wind and solar facilities form part of the Glennmont REBS fund, which the UK firm says it established following investor requests for a differentiated product.
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AMP Capital close to $3.5bn target on fourth infra debt fund

Australian firm has raised $2.7bn to date, some $200m more than its previous debt vehicle secured.

La Banque Postale garners €365m at first close for ‘responsible infra’ fund

The fund, targeting €600m, is ‘taking advantage of new market dynamics and sector opportunities’, according to LBPAM.
Shanghai

China eases funding restrictions for project finance

Local governments will be able to use proceeds from special-purpose bonds as project capital, as the country tries to stimulate economic growth.
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