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Quinbrook reaches $1.6bn final close on inaugural fund

The London-based firm said it has secured commitments from institutions in the UK, US and Australia and has made seven fund investments to date.

NIIF, Eversource acquire stake in UK-backed Indian renewables platform

Both companies and UK development finance institution CDC will jointly invest $330 million in Ayana Renewable Power.

Willis Towers Watson expands FoF strategy with new fund launch

Following the success of its sterling-denominated fund that has raised £1bn to date, the London-based firm is launching a similar vehicle that will be available to the broader European market.

JPMorgan strengthens focus on sustainable investing with new hire

Jennifer Wu, who joins from BlackRock as the new head of sustainable investing at the bank’s asset management business, will also oversee the Sustainable Investment Leadership Team.

Campbell Lutyens plots Paris office amid Brexit concerns – exclusive

The placement agent and advisory firm is among the first to announce a new office opening as part of its Brexit contingency plans.

Spring first close planned as UK names Zouk as £400m EV infra fund manager

The private equity and infrastructure manager has already held discussions with ‘investors from all walks of life’, partner George Ridd tells us.

Can investors escape nationalisation by stashing assets offshore?

Rattled investors are looking to bilateral treaties for protection against the potential renationalisation of UK assets. We take a look at whether these measures will have the desired effect.

UK government to unveil nuclear RAB assessment by summer

Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark said ‘it is clear that we need to consider a new approach to financing nuclear’, hoping to attract institutional capital.
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Exclusive: Actis lowers infra fund target to $1.5bn

Emerging markets specialist Actis has delayed the first close of its inaugural infrastructure fund and lowered the target for the vehicle to $1.5 billion, a source familiar with the matter told Infrastructure Investor. The source said decreasing the fundraising target from $2 billion was done, in part, to allow for more co-investment opportunities, in which […]

L&G hires infra head to kick-start new equity strategy

Jonathan Ord’s arrival from the UK’s Local Pension Partnership and GLIL Infrastructure marks Legal & General’s attempt to catalyse its equity capabilities.

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