Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4, is to sell its 69.4 per cent interest in Società Gasdotti Italia (SGI) to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers).
Octopus Ventures, part of Octopus Group and one of the largest and most active VCs in Europe, has exited its investment in Calastone, the global funds network, after a majority stake in the funds network was acquired by The Carlyle Group.
Investment manager Downing has exited a series of hydroelectricity investments based in Scotland and managed by Gilkes Energy Limited.
Ancala Partners (Ancala), an independent mid-market infrastructure investment manager, has sold its two portfolios of UK solar power plants for an undisclosed sum to funds managed by Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP).
Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has sold its portfolio of onshore wind farms to Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP) for an enterprise value of GBP50 million.
BlackRock Real Assets (BlackRock) is to sell five operating wind farms and one operating solar project (the Portfolio) located across the UK to Equitix Investment Management (Equitix).
Avedon Capital Partners has sold Robidus, a provider of social security services and software in the Netherlands, to Aegon, a life insurance, pensions and asset management company headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands.
Prudential plc is to sell 100 per cent of its consumer finance business in Vietnam, Prudential Vietnam Finance Company Limited (PVFC), to Shinhan Card Co, a subsidiary of the Korean financial institution Shinhan Financial Group (Shinhan), or USD151 million, subject to regulatory approvals.
Encore Consumer Capital, a private equity firm that invests exclusively in leading consumer products companies, has completed the sale of Atlantic Aqua Farms (AAF) and its affiliated entities to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’).
Aviva has agreed to sell its entire 49 per cent shareholding in its joint venture in Taiwan, First Aviva Life (Aviva Taiwan) to joint venture partner, First Financial Holding Co (FFH).