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  • Galp appoints adviser for gas assets sale

    Galp Energia, the Portuguese oil company, has appointed Bank of America to advise on the possible divestment of its gas distribution networks

  • RWE plans €5 billion of renewables investment

    RWE is planning €5 billion in investments to add 4GW of wind and solar power by 2022, the firm has announced in its 2019 results

  • EXCLUSIVE Brookfield Irish wind asset sale to resume

    Brookfield Asset Management is expected to resume the sale process of its wind assets portfolio in Ireland

  • Condor Ferries sale completes

    Columbia Threadneedle and Brittany Ferries have completed the acquisition of Condor Ferries, buying the asset from Macquarie

  • Creditor urges abandonment of oil M&A

    Asia Research and Capital Management, a creditor of Premier Oil, has urged the business not to continue with its planned acquisition of North Sea assets

  • Total makes battery play

    Total is to build a 25MW lithium-ion battery project in France

  • RPMI acquires Scottish wind farm

    RPMI Railpen has acquired a 90% stake in Carraig Gheal Wind Farm in Argyll and Bute from UK renewable energy developer GreenPower

  • UK Budget – blah, blah, blah

    Recently-appointed UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak today announced his 2020 Budget that he hopes will “get Britain building”, a curious ambition given that most of the nation’s construction companies are on their knees

  • EC launches Clean Hydrogen Alliance

    The European Commission, in announcing its new Industrial Strategy for Europe, has teased the idea of a Clean Hydrogen Alliance – formalising Brussels' effort to make Europe the lead in carbon neutrality

  • Victoria O&G brings in new chief

    Roy Kelly has been appointed as chief executive officer and to the board of directors of Victoria Oil & Gas

  • EXCLUSIVE Dalmore fund 4 to come to market by Q1

    Dalmore Capital is gearing up to launch its latest vintage vehicle by the end of March

  • Banco Sabadell LatAm PF head joins X-Elio

    Banco Sabadell's former head of project finance in the Americas – Ainhoa Corrales Caballero – has left the bank to join the structured finance team of international solar developer X-Elio in Madrid

  • AXA IM plans alternatives platform launch

    AXA Investment Managers intends to create AXA IM Alts, a new unit to invest in alternatives

  • Vattenfall appoints head of offshore

    Swedish energy utility Vattenfall has named Catrin Jung as its new offshore business unit head. She has been acting head since December

  • Spanish JV energy transition fund launched

    Spanish firms Alantra and Enagas have partnered to launch a €150 million fund named Clima Energy Transition Fund to invest in late and growth rate companies operating in the energy transition sector

  • Listed Octopus fund makes first investment

    Octopus Renewable Infrastructure Trust has made its first investment by acquiring the 48MW Ljungbyholm wind project from OX2 for €68 million

  • EXCLUSIVE French offshore wind working on April close

    After financial close on France's first offshore wind project in September, the market has sped up exponentially with the next close for a wind farm in French waters slated for April

  • Kamp promoted to MD at GGI

    Sacha Kamp has been promoted to managing director at Generali Global Infrastructure in London almost two years since joining the Italian insurance company

  • EXCLUSIVE Viridor first round bids due

    First round bids for UK waste-to-energy company Viridor are due today (9 March) and IJGlobal understands there are six bidders competing for the asset