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Exclusive: SUSI to close storage fund on €250m in H1 2018

Current commitments stand at around €110m after a second close in the summer – this followed a €66 million first close at the end of March. The Swiss vehicle has also secured its second investment, deploying C$120m into energy storage sites in Canada.

Exclusive: Carlyle’s global infra fund in $600m first close

The vehicle is targeting $2.5bn and is expected to hold a final close sometime next year.

Exclusive: CapDyn makes double UK wind buy

Switzerland-based asset manager Capital Dynamics has bought two wind farms in the UK with a combined capacity of 21.1MW. The projects were acquired from Airvolution Energy, the developer with which CapDyn agreed a funding deal in 2014 for over 140MW of onshore wind sites. The latest acquisitions include the 8.6MW Airfield project and the 12.5MW […]

Exclusive: GIP partners set to back listed infra manager

ATLAS Infrastructure, a new firm registered in both Australia and the UK, is seeking third-party capital for its UCITS fund, which the GIP partners have also seeded.

Exclusive: Mirova targets €1.5bn fundraising

A second core infra vehicle will help broaden its LP base, while the planned Eurofideme-4 will seek to finance the wider energy transition.

Exclusive: BNP Paribas eyes year-end debt fund first close

The debut infra vehicle is targeting €700m, which will be deployed across Europe over two years – but it is likely to avoid the UK due to currency risks.

Exclusive: UBS in triple infra hire ahead of new funds

The firm has added two new directors to the equity team as well as its first infra appointment to the strategy and research division.

Exclusive: Eastspring’s infra chief out amid team reshuffle

Tony Adams’ departure comes as Prudential’s Asia arm hires two senior execs from Deutsche Asset Management spin-off Daestrum Capital.

Exclusive: Mubadala eyes up to $1bn for second infra fund

A first close is expected in the first half of next year and the fund will include an expansion outside the Middle East.

Exclusive: BIG to double capital amid portfolio expansion

The bioenergy investor is also believed to be in talks regarding investments in projects recently backed by the UK’s CfD regime.