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  • MOL Norge and partners make North Sea discovery

    MOL Norge, a subsidiary of the Budapest-headquartered oil and gas company MOL Group, and its partners have made a North Sea discovery

  • Partners Group weighs gas network sale

    Partners Group and the STFA Group is considering the sale of a stake in a gas distribution network, having appointed Citigroup to advise on a sale

  • Avignon Capital acquires Dutch DC

    Investment manager Avignon Capital has acquired the T-Mobile data centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from Somerset Capital Partners

  • Pod Point recieves new funding

    UK EV charging infrastructure supplier Pod Point has secured funding from Triodos Bank UK to finance an EV charging point rollout across 600 supermarkets across the UK

  • Macquarie partners with So Energy

    Macquarie has signed a partnership with UK meter asset provider So Energy to support the UK’s Business Energy Industrial Strategy smart meter rollout initiative

  • Total makes North Sea discovery

    French oil major Total and its partners have made a gas and condensates discovery in the North Sea

  • EXCLUSIVE Terminal sale to start Q2

    The sale of petroleum terminals in two European countries is expected to begin in Q2

  • CEF calls for next round of grants

    The 2020 Connecting Europe Facility has opened calls for proposals – offering €979.6 million of funding to support projects in the electricity, gas and cross-border carbon dioxide network space

  • AP1 divests from fossil fuels

    Swedish pension fund Första AP-fonden is divesting from all fossil fuel holdings following the trend of institutional investors turning away from the sector

  • TenneT seeks €5 billion for grid upgrades

    TenneT reiterated in its annual report that it is planning to invest €4 billion to €5 billion annually to upgrade its grid – seeking to mitigate the challenges Germany and the Netherlands’ face in the transition from baseload energy to intermittent renewables

  • EXCLUSIVE Governance too strict on MVV Energie

    Restrictive governance terms have rattled bidders on the sale of a 45% stake in MVV Energie which was put on the market late last year by exiting shareholders EnBW and RheinEnergie

  • EXCLUSIVE Sale of major healthcare business to launch soon

    The sales process for a major European private healthcare business is expected to launch in a month or so according to sources

  • EXCLUSIVE Athens bidders to pull out

    Two sources have indicated to IJInvestor that several bidders are to withdraw from the acquisition of a 30% stake in Athens Airport

  • ADP referendum fails, but sale delayed

    An attempt to block the privatisation of Aéroports de Paris through a rare piece of French legislation has failed, though uncertainty remains on the launch of a stake in the airport group owing to deplorable market conditions

  • Brisa binding bids due in weeks

    Binding bids are due for Brisa at the end of the month, according to sources

  • UPDATE: SMS sells metering assets to Equitix

    Smart Metering Systems has sold a portion of the firm’s assets to Equitix Investment Management for £291 million

  • Ancala acquires Cypriot Wind Farm

    Ancala has acquired the 82MW Orites Wind Farm – the first wind farm to be developed in Cyprus

  • EXCLUSIVE Summer deadline for Athens Airport binding bids

    A summer deadline has been set for binding bids on the sale of 30% of Athens Airport

  • Dutch data centre signs PPA

    Data centre specialist QTS Realty Trust has signed a power purchase agreement to offtake energy from a wind farm in the Netherlands and small hydropower plants in the Nordics