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Infracapital exceeds hard cap on latest fund close

Infracapital has reached final close on its latest fund – Greenfield Partners I – exceeding its hard cap of £1.2 billion

Westpac to set up infra team in London

Australian bank Westpac Institutional Bank is soon to establish an infrastructure and utilities team and a project finance team in London, IJGlobal can exclusively reveal

First close nears for BNP debt fund

BNP Paribas Asset Management expects within the next two months to reach first close on its inaugural infrastructure debt fund

American Tower adds Vodafone, Idea Indian towers

An American Tower Corporation subsidiary has agreed to acquire the telecoms tower portfolios of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular for a total cash consideration of Rs78.5 billion

DIF closes core fund at hard cap

The Dutch Infrastructure Fund on 3 November signed off a €450 million final close on its DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I, hitting the hard cap on the vehicle

BCIF II partners with BBV and ZTE for rural German fibre

Bouwfonds Investment Management has teamed up with German fibre network developer Breitbandversorgung Deutschland and Chinese telecoms company ZTE to construct new fibre in underserved areas of Germany

Brazil launches infrastructure programme to boost investm...

The Brazilian government has launched a new infrastructure plan that includes more than 7,000 projects worth roughly R130 billion ($40 billion)

Infracapital buys UK broadband provider

Infracapital has acquired WightFibre and will invest a further £35 million to fund the expansion of the company’s infrastructure with a full-fibre, ultrafast broadband network across the Isle of Wight

Infracapital to near hard cap on greenfield fund

UK-based Infracapital Partners is expected to exceed target size on its Greenfield Partners I fund in an imminent final close

Stonepeak Infrastructure invests in European fibre infras...

US-based fund manager Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners has acquired a majority share in a European fibre network operator euNetworks, also providing up to $500 million of committed growth capital to the company

November IPO scrapped for Arqiva

A £1.5 billion ($1.96 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of UK broadcasting and telecoms infrastructure company Arqiva has been postponed, with a source involved telling IJGlobal that hedge funds have reduced appetite for IPOs in Europe

China Everbright holds second close on overseas fund

China Everbright Overseas Infrastructure Investment Fund on 29 September held its second close at $400 million

KKR launches fundraising for third fund

US-based manager KKR has started fundraising for its third infrastructure fund targeting $5 billion in capital commitments

Details emerge on BlackRock global solutions fund

BlackRock Real Assets is looking to raise a total of between €300 million and €500 million for its Global Infrastructure Solutions Fund 3

Carlyle reshapes leadership

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has appointed Kewsong Lee and Glenn A. Youngkin as new co-CEOs and Peter J. Clare and William E. Conway as CIOs, effective on 1 January 2018