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Antin halfway to fund IV target with first close – exclusive

Firm raises more than €2.5bn for its fourth vintage as it heads towards target of about €5bn-€6bn.

Edmond de Rothschild eyes €750m July close for fourth infra debt fund – exclusive

A fifth vehicle, which could secure commitments of about €1bn, may follow before the end of the year.

AVAIO launches inaugural $1bn infra fund after spinout from AECOM – exclusive

Infrastructure Investor has learned that AVAIO Capital launched its inaugural infrastructure fund last month and is targeting $1 billion in commitments from institutional investors. According to a source familiar with the matter, partners in the New York-based firm – including Mark McComiskey and Anthony Gordon, who spun AVAIO out of engineering giant AECOM – are pitching […]

Macquarie’s sixth European infra fund set for €6bn close by month end – exclusive

MEIF6 is thought to have agreed to purchase a geothermal power company in Iceland in what would be its first deal.

Greencoat considers expansion into Indian renewables – exclusive

UK-based manager could make its first move outside British Isles after expanding into bioenergy this year.

Fiera hires IFM director to launch US expansion – exclusive

Fiera Infrastructure is to assemble an investment team of about four people in New York this year as it plans to expand its activities in the US. Alina Osorio, Fiera’s president, said the Toronto-based fund manager had hired Brooks Kaufman, who was previously an investment director at Australian firm IFM Investors, to head the new […]

Infranode plans second Nordic fund launch in H2 – exclusive

The Swedish manager is at the early stages of planning the fund, which could raise up to €1bn.

InstarAGF hits $680m first close on second fund – exclusive

The vehicle has a $1bn target and is a successor to the group’s debut vehicle which closed in June 2017.

UBS closes debt fund on €1bn hard-cap – exclusive

Archmore Infrastructure Debt Platform II is almost double the size of its predecessor and is 20% invested.

Antin expands into US with New York office – exclusive

The move comes almost a year after the fund manager agreed its first US deal with the acquisition of FirstLight Fiber.

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