Latest Social & Defence News

  • BNDES scopes out future Cais Mauá concession

    BNDES and the state government of Rio Grande do Sul are to hold a series of workshops as plans for a new concession to regenerate the port area of Cais Mauá take shape

  • EXCLUSIVE Teasers for €100m PPP portfolio out next week

    Teasers for a €100 million European PPP portfolio are expected to be issued next week

  • Saudi sovereign wealth fund to invest in new infrastructure fund

    A regional infrastructure fund set up between Investcorp and Aberdeen Standard Investments has secured Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund as an anchor investor

  • Brazilian bank launches green credit initiative

    Itaú BBA has announced a new credit facility to stimulate green construction projects in the São Paulo metropolitan area

  • ROC backs down from fight for Vitalharvest

    ROC Partners has backed down in the battle for agricultural asset manager Vitalharvest, ending an intense bidding war with Macquarie emerging victorious

  • Bayfront prices $401 million PF securitisation

    Singapore-headquartered Bayfront Infrastructure Management today priced $401 million infrastructure asset-backed securities

  • Mongolia mandates renewable energy adviser

    A joint venture of international advisers has agreed to assist with Mongolia’s development of renewable energy

  • Cescon Barrieu hires partner

    Cescon Barrieu has hired Mário Saadi as a partner in its public law practice where he will focus on administrative law.

  • Macquarie raises the stakes in fight for Vitalharvest

    Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets has today announced the acquisition of Vitalharvest (VTH) voting rights, giving it the upper hand in its ongoing bidding war with ROC Partners

  • SPF Living+ makes first acquisitions

    SPF Living+ Europe, a property investment vehicle of Swiss Prime Fondation de Placement, has made its first acquisitions: a set of social infrastructure assets

  • Primevest buys housing complex for pension fund

    Primevest Capital Partners has bought a new social housing development on behalf of an undisclosed German pension fund

  • DFI considers loan for India water and hospital

    A development finance institution anticipates that its board of directors in July will consider approving a loan of up to $150 million to a government-owned infrastructure funding agency in India

  • Mexico's largest bank launches ESG fund

    Mexico’s largest bank has launched a new sustainable fund to direct investment towards companies with higher ESG standards

  • Partners Group fund adds LP

    A US pension fund has committed up to $100 million to a Partners Group infrastructure fund

  • DWS closes third European infrastructure fund

    DWS has announced the final close of its third Pan European Infrastructure Fund