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CIP targets new markets with $1bn fund

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.

Kommunalkredit plans €250m debt fund close ahead of double fund launch

The Austrian group is also teaming up with Meridiam to try to win a €300m local broadband tender against Macquarie and Allianz.

Aquila heads to public markets for new €300m renewables fund

While the German firm has invested in renewables through private funds, it’s seeking to attract a ‘new and additional investor audience’ through its new listed vehicle.

Understand upcoming CFIUS changes before it’s too late

The passing of FIRRMA changes the scope of CFIUS and could have implications for US and non-US private equity funds. Simon Witney and Jeffrey Cunard of Debevoise explain.

Asterion seals first digital infra deal

Acquisition of 11 data centres follows the Spanish firm’s recent launch of a renewables platform and marks the third investment through its debut fund.

AllianzGI holds first close at €270m for European infra debt

Vehicle will provide opportunities for low-ticket-size investors to access infrastructure debt through co-investments.

Tokyo Summit: Investors sound warning over UK political uncertainty and Brexit

Investors fear a Labour government opposed to private infra ownership might be 'canary in the coalmine' for similar populist movements across Europe.

Union Investment raises €442m with Mercer for maiden infra fund

Vehicle’s managers to make direct, primary and secondary investments in western Europe and North America, targeting returns of 6%-8%.

Ping An launches infra fund-of-funds strategy with ‘top-quality’ seed assets

European secondaries specialist Ardian will act as anchor investor and offer current partners the opportunity to become LPs alongside it, a source said.

DOWNLOAD: 2019 fundraising off to a strong start

With nearly $20bn raised in Q1, expect 2019 to be another record-breaking year for infrastructure fundraising.

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