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Partners Group goes on hiring spree to meet LP demand

The investment firm could reach up to 150 hires by the end of the year to match its anticipated AUM growth for the year.

Swiss Life’s second infra fund closes on €1.2bn

With 60% of GIO II already invested, the insurance group is looking to fully deploy the vehicle within the next year and build a portfolio of 10 to 12 assets.

Ancala eyes Europe as Fund II reaches €133m first close

Having deployed roughly 75% of its maiden fund, the UK-based mid-market asset manager has returned to the market, seeking €600m for its sophomore vehicle.

Europe ups renewables target to 32% by 2030

An overnight agreement led to an initial 27% target for 2030 being increased to 32% and recommendations for member states to ‘avoid’ retroactive changes.

Meridiam enters electric vehicle charging space

The French fund manager is acquiring Allego from Dutch electricity utility Alliander.

iCON buys majority share in Italian waste management company

The Eco Eridania stake is the UK firm’s first investment in the sector and the maiden transaction through its iCON IV fund.

InfraVia acquires Irish hospital group

The French fund manager has agreed to buy Mater Private from US private equity firm HarbourVest Partners.

Aviva Investors combines debt, real estate and infrastructure businesses

The combined division will look to tap into the growing demand for alternative strategies.

Energy transition by the numbers

From unlisted fundraising, to installed capacity, to some recent landmark deals, we bring you some key energy transition stats.

The crippling effect of ‘governance correctness’

Partners Group's Steffen Meister believes the days of being able to buy private assets cheaper than public ones are over, but PE will continue to outperform public equities.

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