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Infrastructure Investor: The Decade
Mexico’s 2014 energy reforms were historic, but the aftermath demonstrated the hand of politics in infrastructure. 
High voltage electricity pole
The Swiss firm is acquiring a 50% stake in the power generation platform which builds and operates renewables assets and back-up power plants throughout Latin America.
Santiago, Chile
The deal marks the French firm’s first investment in the Latin American transportation sector and the first in the region for the $800 million Ardian Americas Infrastructure Fund IV.
The firm’s chief executive said EIG’s decision to invest in Brazil’s energy sector during years of turmoil is starting to pay off.
CIP Robert Helms
Robert Helms will be responsible for the Danish firm’s New Markets fund, which reached a $700m first close earlier this year.
The emerging markets specialist, which has raised a suite of energy funds, is targeting investments in power, transmission, generation and distribution assets.
High voltage electricity pole
Bravos Energia is planning to hold a private long-term power auction after the Mexican government cancelled its own in January.
The Dutch firm has deployed 65% of its fifth flagship fund and hopes to make its first investment in the region this year.
A group of Nordic investors has helped the Danish fund manager reach a $700m first close on New Markets Fund I, CIP’s first emerging markets-focused vehicle.
Madrid Spain
Acquisition of 11 data centres follows the Spanish firm’s recent launch of a renewables platform and marks the third investment through its debut fund.
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