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Brookfield adds renewables sleeve to BIF IV

Brookfield Asset Management is offering investors additional exposure to renewable energy assets through a “sleeve” it has included in its fourth flagship infrastructure fund that will be dedicated to the sector, the firm said during an earnings call. Bruce Flatt, chief executive of the $350 billion asset manager, said the new product offering, which coincides […]

American Triple I to target infrastructure in smaller US markets

A new firm run by veteran investors and former public servants launched last week under the name American Triple I Partners with the goal to provide financing for US infrastructure projects that many may overlook. American Triple I, based in New York, is a new venture created by principals at Wall Street investment bank Siebert […]

Ardian’s Skyline Renewables adds US wind portfolio

An Ardian-backed US renewables venture has made its fourth acquisition in the wind sector since its launch last year as it moves to meet a 3GW goal. Skyline Renewables, a partnership between French fund manager Ardian and Transatlantic Power Holdings, announced the purchase of four wind farms with a combined 117MW capacity. The deal puts […]

Energy Capital retools lending strategy with Fund II

The US-headquartered firm’s initial vehicle posted better results in its $377m of senior debt investments than when also taking mezzanine positions into account.
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Macquarie settlement shows cost of getting traffic forecasts wrong

Macquarie Capital has settled a lawsuit with Syncora Guarantee for $38m, following accusations of using inflated projections to secure a toll road acquisition. We find the pre-crisis deal offers some valuable lessons for the transportation industry.

New Energy Capital closes second debt fund on $500m

New Energy Capital Partners has closed its second clean energy credit fund on its recently announced hard-cap of $500 million. The fund manager, based in Hanover, New Hampshire, said every investor that committed to its first credit vehicle – which closed on $325 million in 2017 – participated in this fundraising, leading New Energy Capital […]

Four key markets to watch in 2019

With uncertainty unlikely to disappear and signs that a market correction may be upon us, Aviva Investors head of infrastructure debt Darryl Murphy zeroes in on where deaflow can be found.

Corsair launches open-ended fund as $3.4bn Citi fund winds down

The new vehicle this week added Vantage Airport Group and plans to focus its strategy on airport and airport-related investments.

Argo IP targets Australian and Asian LPs with new MD hire – exclusive

QIC’s Melannie Pyzik will join Argo Infrastructure Partners this month in a new Sydney-based role with a remit to focus on local investor relations.

Blackstone’s infrastructure fund seals first two deals

A $3.3 billion midstream investment and an undisclosed transportation deal are the first steps toward building what Blackstone hopes will become one of the largest infrastructure businesses in the world, the firm’s executives said. The New York-based firm announced in a statement it had purchased a 44 percent stake in Tallgrass Energy, a midstream company […]

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