Latest Europe News

  • Octopus fund makes second investment

    Octopus Renewable Infrastructure Trust has acquired eight solar parks across the UK for £144.3 million – marking the listed fund’s second investment

  • European Commission approves €1.4bn investment package

    The European Commission has approved €1.4 billion in investment in 14 large infrastructure projects in seven member states, with funds from its Cohesion Fund

  • SIemens President and CEO to step down

    Siemens president and CEO Joe Kaeser will step down as the group leader having decided not to pursue a further contract extension

  • AMP Capital announces promotions globally

    AMP Capital this month promoted a number of professionals in the debt teams in New York, London and Sydney

  • DIF Core II fundraising progresses

    DIF Capital Partners has reached first close in Q4 last year (2019) on its DIF Core Infrastructure II

  • Penso Power plans battery project extension

    UK renewable and battery storage company Penso Power is to expand a 100MW Wiltshire battery storage project by 50MW

  • EnQuest closes North Sea sites

    Oil company EnQuest has closed two oil production sites in the North Sea given the current market volatility

  • EXCLUSIVE UK terminal sale rumoured

    A UK oil terminal that failed to sell last year could be coming back to the market later this year, according to sources

  • Enlight finances Swedish wind farm

    Enlight Renewable Energy has sourced the debt to finance construction on Swedish onshore wind farm Målarberget

  • Total buys into floating offshore wind

    Oil major Total has acquired an 80% stake in the 96MW floating offshore wind project named Erebus from Simply Blue Energy

  • KKR wins Viridor

    Pennon Group has chosen KKR to take Viridor in an unprecedented move after first-round bid submissions were only due last week

  • First close for DIF VI

    DIF Capital Partners on 17 March reached a €1.4 billion first close on DIF Infrastructure VI

  • MIDIS closes global debt fund

    Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions has reached final close on its Macquarie Global Infrastructure Debt Fund at $645 million

  • TIM appoints head of procurement

    Telecom Italia has appointed Nicola Grassi as head of procurement as the company prepares its strategic plan for 2020-2021

  • Germany's green hydrogen pipeline in planning

    Germany is to build a 130km hydrogen pipe network from Lingen to Gelsenkirchen with the support of five industrial partners

  • Canadian Solar secures Italian financing

    Canadian Solar Inc has secured financing to build 12 solar farms in Italy – across municipalities in Sicily, Apulia and Lazio

  • French 5G auctions indefinitely postponed

    The auction process for 5G frequencies in France has been postponed indefinitely due to the Coronavirus pandemic

  • Stonepeak to establish Europe presence

    US manager Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners has hired Daniel Zinic as MD client relations in London

  • Details emerge on iCON fund V

    As iCON Infrastructure approaches final close on its latest vintage, details emerge on the fund's adviser and launch timeline