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  • John Laing, Macquarie in retirement venture

    The John Laing Group has joined forces with Macquarie to create a UK-based platform to invest in retirement accommodation with an initial £200 million investment.

  • BlackRock closes $4.8bn renewables fund

    BlackRock has held a $4.8 billion final close for Global Renewable Power (GRP) III

  • ROC ups bid again, MIRA on notice

    Private equity firm ROC upped its bid to acquire agricultural land holder Vitalharvest for the second time last night just hours after Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets matched its previous bid.

  • Franklin Templeton adds senior home to fund

    Franklin Real Asset Advisors has bought a nursing home located in Las Rozas, Madrid, on behalf of Franklin Templeton’s Social Infrastructure fund

  • London BMO duo jump ship for AIP

    RBC Capital Markets veteran Greg Falzon who left the Canadian bank for a top role at BMO in London in late 2018 has now jumped ship again to join AIP Management as a partner, taking a key team member with him

  • Cube Highways to acquire India tollway

    The I Squared Capital portfolio company signed agreements to acquire the entire equity interest in an operational toll road in northern India

  • PingAn-backed fund invests in China expressway

    A joint venture fund between China Merchants and PingAn closed its investment in a project company in western China with a Mumbai-based infrastructure financier

  • Jonathan Howie snares VGI Partners CEO role

    Former BlackRock managing director Jonathan Howie has on Wednesday been announced as the chief executive of Australia based fund manager VGI Partners following a comprehensive selection process

  • KKR starts new Netherland fibre JV

    KKR and digital infra investor DTCP have launched Open Dutch Fiber to deploy fibre-to-the-premises in the Netherlands

  • MIRA back in as Vitalharvest bidding war intensifies

    The bidding war to acquire agricultural land holder Vitalharvest has once again come to a head with Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) invoking matching rights, putting a hold on ROC’s binding bid

  • Petrobras and Wobben sell wind farms in Brazil

    Brazilian asset manager Vinci Infraestrutura’s investment fund has concluded the acquisition of 2 wind farms from Petrobras and Wobben Windpower

  • DATA4 secures €620m to accelerate plans

    French data centre operator DATA4 has secured €620 million in financing from 3 banks to accelerate its expansion across Europe as it experiences double-digit growth despite the Covid-19 pandemic

  • Hydrogen heavyweights back $1bn infrastructure fund

    A veteran of the hydrogen industry has launched a $1 billion infrastructure fund dedicated to clean hydrogen, bringing in cornerstone investments from Plug Power, Chart Industries and Baker Hughes

  • Asper makes first hire in the Netherlands

    Asper has appointed Dirk Hovers as a director – the London-based firm’s first hire in the Netherlands

  • Suez agrees to sell Oz business amid Veolia takeover threat

    French waste management giant Suez has agreed to sell its Australian recycling business to Melbourne-based Cleanaway for A$2.52 billion while it tries to dodge takeover by industry rival Veolia

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