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First close and deal for KKR veteran Jesús Olmos’s new outfit

The €519m initial close for Asterion Industrial Partners’ debut vehicle comes as fellow alumnus Guido Mitrani prepares to join firm in the coming weeks.

Meridiam collects further €339m in reopening of African infra fund

The fund launched in 2015 is now €246m above its original target size, after falling short by €93m in the first fundraising round.

Danish pensions told to ‘jump’, just not ‘how high’

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.

French manager eyes €500m for next vehicle after exceeding fund III hard-cap

RGreen Invest’s Infragreen III fund is already 75% invested following its €307m closing.

IFM teams up with Polish state fund for port, two years after government blocked...

The circa €1.1 billion deal for DCT Gdansk is IFM’s first in Poland since the government in 2017 blocked it for being a fund ‘focused on aggressive profit’.

Ardian Fund V becomes largest Europe-focused infra vehicle at €6.1bn

Almost 50% of the LPs came from Asia and the Middle East, with Ardian’s head of infrastructure ‘surprised’ at the €12bn demand for new European fund

QIC-APG consortium acquires 36% stake in Brussels Airport

The consortium, which also includes Swiss Life, purchased the stake from Macquarie for an undisclosed sum. QIC will hold part of its stake in its global infrastructure fund.

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