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The Madrid-based firm has also made its first investment through Fund II, acquiring a controlling stake in Spanish community solar developer Barter Energy.
The French manager has already deployed circa €1bn from its latest core fund across transportation, digital and social infra in France, Spain and Portugal.
Container freight train
The Vauban-led consortium, which also includes Swiss Life, is understood to be one of four bidders for Ermewa Group, the second-largest industrial railcar lessor in Europe.
Philippe Busslinger, the Canadian pension’s head of infrastructure in Europe, explains what was behind its 8.6% return last year and how it plans to battle increased competition.
The decision from majority-owner Sun Life will see InfraRed’s European real estate platform sold, while its Asia platform will be merged with Sun Life’s main private real estate business.
The vehicle will continue its predecessor's mid-market strategy of investing in energy transition, telecoms and public transport.
The London-based GP has brought together AP4, IMAS Foundation, Industriens Pension and KLP to target core infra assets in Western Europe.
The first stage of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) requiring manager compliance kicked off on March 10. But questions remain about proper disclosure and the effectiveness of complying with EU green initiatives.
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.
The independent advisory industry has had to navigate a material increase in regulatory burdens due to the UK's departure from the EU, says chief executive Andrew Sealey.
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