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Rune Bro Róin, one of the five founders of the Danish renewables group, has not worked on new funds since the end of 2018.
CIP Robert Helms
Dalsgaard was chief executive of bioenergy at Danish energy giant Orsted, leading the conversion of coal units to biomass.
The first close figure is the largest amount Omnes has ever raised for renewables, with its previous fund having closed on €245m.
Offshore wind
Taiwan Life and TransGlobe Life have acquired a minority stake in the 600MW Changfang and Xidao offshore wind project, while the Danish fund manager will retain its majority stake through the construction phase.
The CI New Markets fund, launched earlier this year and attracting European investors from Scandinavia, Germany and Austria, is the Danish firm's first to target emerging markets.
CIP Robert Helms
Robert Helms will be responsible for the Danish firm’s New Markets fund, which reached a $700m first close earlier this year.
A group of Nordic investors has helped the Danish fund manager reach a $700m first close on New Markets Fund I, CIP’s first emerging markets-focused vehicle.
Opposition party sponsoring the move says it is ‘not protectionism, but common sense and protection of sovereignty’.
No one disputes the regulator’s role in ensuring Denmark’s pension funds invest responsibly. But the lack of clarity over specific requirements isn’t helping anyone.
The asset class generated a 12.5% return and the allocation could be increased, CIO Claus Stampe tells us, despite recent local watchdog censure on infrastructure investments.
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