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F2i secures €3.1bn as first fund merges with third

Commitments from PSP and GIC helped the Italian group sign on a first close and it expects to increase the vehicle to €3.3bn in early 2018.

UK water regulator demands ‘profound changes’ from water companies

Ofwat tells UK water providers to drop their cost of capital to a record low and be ‘more efficient and innovative than ever before’.

Ardian offloads €1.1bn Fund II assets to APG and AXA

The eight-strong portfolio based across France, Italy and Spain has been delivering a 10 percent yield per year.

IFM raises $6.5bn for global equity and debt

Twenty-nine investors from Europe and the Middle East contributed $2.15bn to the total over the past year-and-a-half.

UK infra investment ‘imprudent’, London pension scheme warns

Concerns over asset renationalisation have pushed the Collective Investment Vehicle to pursue a more global approach to infrastructure.

NY Summit: Tide rising for water investment?

The sector may see a surge of infra investment, even if it stretches the definition of the asset class.

Exclusive: Novacap targets C$500m for debut infra fund

The Montreal-based firm is expecting low-teen returns for its inaugural infra fund, targeting North and South American assets.

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Exclusive: First State to seek extension to EDIF II €900m hard-cap

The firm is looking to close its second series of fundraising on €1.1bn early next year.

NY Summit: ‘If we’re lucky, we’ll have an infra bill a year from now’

Martin Klepper recently resigned as the first executive director of the Build America Bureau but says President Trump has at least sparked a conversation about infrastructure that’s been ‘very helpful’.