Latest Europe News

  • Ex-IFM director's new fund ambitions

    Former IFM Investors executive director Frederic Michel-Verdier has returned to the infrastructure market with a new investment platform named Fair Market Value Capital Partners

  • EXCLUSIVE MetLife doubles London infra team

    MetLife Investment Management has doubled its team overnight with three hires – two associate directors and an analyst – building the engine room for a ramp-up in activity

  • Ardian consortium set to take INWIT stake

    An Ardian-led consortium is reportedly on track to acquire a shareholding in Italian telecoms business INWIT

  • ERG acquires three French wind farms

    ERG has acquired three French wind farms with a combined 38MW of installed capacity from Luxembourg's Long Wind France for €39.6 million

  • EIB invests in Lithuanian wind

    The European Investment Bank is to invest Z258 million to build the 94MW Pomerania wind farm project in Poland owned by Lithuania’s Ignitis Group

  • Wärtsilä to build UK energy storage for Pivot Power

    Wärtsilä has been contracted by Pivot Power to deliver two battery storage projects in the UK to provide capacity for rapid electric vehicle charging

  • UPDATE: Q-Energy refinances solar portfolio

    Qualitas Energy’s renewable energy fund Q-Energy has refinanced a portfolio of 21 operational solar assets in southern Spain

  • Bidders emerge for Greek student accommodation PPP

    Seven domestic companies have expressed an interest in bidding on the first student accommodation PPP tender in Greece, which is for the University of Crete

  • North Macedonia mulls pre-2030 coal phase-out

    The North Macedonian Government has approved a new energy strategy to consider a pre-2030 coal phase-out

  • New global head of private debt at Santander

    Santander Corporate and Investment Banking has hired Javier Rodriguez de Colmenares as its new global head of private debt mobilisation

  • Germany awards 624MW onshore wind, solar

    Germany's latest onshore wind auction was undersubscribed while its first solar tender of 2020 was again oversubscribed

  • Triple Point publishes templates for district heating contracts

    Triple Point Heat Networks has published 13 contract templates to support the UK Government's £320 million Heat Network Investment Project

  • US Solar Fund recoups further lost capital

    London-listed US Solar Fund has recouped an additional $2.7 million of capital lost in an alleged payment fraud

  • Germany, France launch floating offshore wind research project

    Germany and France have launched a co-funded research project to reduce the cost of floating offshore wind

  • EXCLUSIVE Shareholders to benefit from halted road concession sale

    Shareholders in a French road concession will benefit from an aborted auction process

  • PB named on Hornsea OFTO

    Diamond Transmission Partners – a consortium of Mitsubishi Corp and Chubu Electric Power – has been named preferred bidder for the long-term license and operation of the UK's Hornsea One offshore transmission project

  • EOIs in for DEPA Infrastructure sale

    Greece's Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund has received nine expressions of interests for the sale of DEPA Infrastructure, the infrastructure owner and operator of natural gas distribution networks

  • Blackstone launches European offensive

    Blackstone has launched its European infrastructure equity beachhead with a senior hire in London and operations slated to start within the next 3-6 months

  • Advisers sought for Polish road PPPs

    A Polish transport authority has launched the tender for advisory services to help with road projects, including PPPs, in the country