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The team is looking to fill the void left by managers leaving the European mid-market space, CIO Laurent Chatelin tells us.
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The Canadian manager will list the fund in London and invest in assets it described as ‘the plumbing of the internet’.
The duo are offering a rival bid to the one led by Veolia, which had been preparing a takeover supported by Meridiam.
The Munich-based asset manager has deployed roughly 40% of the infrastructure equity fund – a hybrid vehicle that will invest in other funds, secondaries but also directly via co-investments.
The firm is understood to be in pre-marketing for the two vehicles, having launched its last European fund in 2016 and its Africa fund in 2015.
The US-based firm ended 2020 with more than $9bn committed to its latest flagship fund and nearly $1bn committed to a new emerging markets vehicle.
Macquarie offshore wind
The Danish fund manager has agreed to sell a 25% stake to the wind turbine manufacturer to accelerate its own growth which includes launching a new energy transition fund next year.
The strategy is designed to target some of the smaller investors entering and increasing their activity in the sector, Amundi’s Guy Lodewyckx tells Infrastructure Investor.
From regulatory issues to the factors shaping managers’ domicile decisions, here are six takeaways from our 2020 special report on fund and trust services.
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