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Credit Suisse adds third asset to European energy fund targeting €1bn

Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners’ latest platform has paid €134m for a 49% stake in five Spanish concentrated solar power plants from ContourGlobal.

Infrastructure debt has ESG in its sights

Vehicles operating in the space are increasingly targeting sustainable projects due to LP demand and goals set by the United Nations.

BlackRock divests French solar portfolio to Samsung-led consortium

The 14 operating assets mark the first realisation for BlackRock’s Global Renewable Power Fund I, with GRP II 80% deployed and a third vehicle in the series earmarked for 2019.

2018 awards: It’s time to vote!

Yes, it’s upon us again. Take the opportunity to choose the best-in class in 41 different categories, reflecting a broad spectrum of infrastructure activity.

Legal & General hires HSBC director following record deal

Will Devenney’s arrival at the UK insurer comes after it agreed to back GIP’s acquisition of the Hornsea One offshore wind farm with $474m.

First State becomes first ‘major infra fund’ in Baltics with Utilitas deal

The 85% acquisition of the Estonian energy group means the majority of the €1.4bn raised by First State in June for EDIF II has now been deployed.

Eiffel closes ‘innovative’ energy transition bridge debt fund on €350m

The vehicle was closed €150m above its original target and has invested €233m to date across Europe.
Macquarie offices

Macquarie secures €3bn for MEIF6 ahead of first close – exclusive

The vehicle launched earlier this year is expecting a first close before Christmas and is predicted to reach its €6bn hard-cap next year.

CK Infra considers listing European assets

The proposed move comes two weeks after the Hong Kong-listed group’s $9.5bn takeover offer for APA Group in Australia was blocked on ‘national interest’ grounds.

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