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The firm’s maiden renewable energy vehicle was launched last year with a target of $1.25bn, and a second close is expected next month.
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Rune Bro Róin, one of the five founders of the Danish renewables group, has not worked on new funds since the end of 2018.
The milestone means DIF’s Core Infrastructure Fund II has already raised the same amount its predecessor closed on in November 2017.
The fund has one asset under its belt after the $1.25bn acquisition of a US district heating business last year.
DIF Infrastructure VI, which was launched in November, is now 56% towards its €2.5bn target.
Daniel Zinic, who will be based in London and join the firm early next month, had assisted Stonepeak in raising its debut fund in 2012 while working at placement agent FIRSTavenue.
The latest round of fundraising for the Super Core series follows on from the close of Series 1 on €2.5bn in June 2018.
Darryl Murphy’s promotion from head of infrastructure debt to the newly created role comes just under three years since his arrival from KPMG.
The Dutch firm has put London-based partner Paul Nash, who has been with DIF since 2008, in charge of the strategy.
Global Renewable Power III, which has so far garnered funds mostly from Europe, will begin deployment next year.
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