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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.

Access ploughs through target with €371m close

The fund has already invested €117m across seven assets and received significant backing from Finnish investors.

Macquarie hits €2.5bn close on super-core fund

The new offering has raised €1bn more than its initial target, with the next round of fundraising expected later this year or early next, EMEA head Leigh Harrison tells Infrastructure Investor.

Amundi secures €500m for first-time energy transition fund

The ‘pure play’ energy infrastructure vehicle, which is also backed by EDF, has secured 15 investors including the European Investment Bank and Crédit Agricole Assurances.

UK waves away $1.7bn tidal project citing ‘irresponsible’ costs

The proposed 320MW lagoon scheme in Wales had received up to $265m in commitments from InfraRed and Infracapital.

Is regulation becoming overly politicised?

Demand for regulated assets shows no signs of abating, but neither does regulatory risk as a major investor concern. We delve into the apparent cognitive dissonance.

KKR targets booming French data market with Altice deal

The firm will open the ‘under-utilised’ portfolio of 10,000 telecom towers to third-parties as it moves to tap into the ‘fifth fastest-growing’ mobile data space in the world.

Macquarie nears Series 1 close for long-life ‘Super Core’ fund

The vehicle, which will focus on regulated assets mostly in Europe, is targeting an initial €2.5bn.

DIF plots further Fund III exits after €62m sale of A63 motorway

The sales process for the firm’s solar portfolio in Canada is thought to be under way.

Impax falls short of target as energy fund closes on €357m

The fund’s predecessor is now 95 percent divested, while the new fund has made investments in Germany, France and Norway.

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