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First State debuts in US with rail acquisition

The North American division of Australia’s Colonial First State plans to grow the short-line rail business of Patriot Rail and Ports.

IFM sets ‘unprecedented’ emissions reduction targets for Australian assets

The fund manager has set targets for its seven Australian assets, covering airports, ports, a railway station and an electricity distribution business - including a 100% reduction by 2030.
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NZ Super-CDPQ Infra shortlisted for Auckland light rail

The NZ Infra joint venture will go head-to-head with government entity NZ Transport Agency for the right to act as delivery partner for the multibillion-dollar scheme.
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Rock Rail seals fourth rolling stock deal in the UK

The rolling stock investor-developer is confident the UK’s nationalisation agenda – should it materialise – will not affect its investment in the East Midlands Railway, its chief executive says.
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Brookfield Infra, GIC team up in $6.4bn railroad deal

The firms’ offer represents a 39.5% premium to Genesee & Wyoming’s 8 March stock price of $80.28.
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The road less travelled

Nicola Palmer and Michael Allen of Arcus Infrastructure Partners explain how decarbonisation, demographic shifts and technology are creating new opportunities for transport infrastructure.

Pacific Partnerships-led consortium wins Brisbane Cross River Rail PPP

Pulse consortium fought off competition from QIC and Plenary Group to land the tunnels, stations and development package, which is likely to be worth around A$2.7 billion.

Morgan Stanley stands firm with VTG offer, seeks full control of rail group

The firm has again bid €53 per share for the Hamburg-based company, despite the price being previously dismissed.

German rail company snubs Morgan Stanley’s takeover bid

At €53 per share, VTG considered the US fund manager’s bid ‘not appropriate' representing a premium of only 4% on the volume-weighted three­-month average share price.

AXA IM targets Japan and Australia for infra debt and equity investments

The insurance giant intends to use infra debt investments as a gateway to new markets.
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