Aviva Investors competes financing of new Avanti West Coast InterCity trains

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:08

Aviva Investors is to provide over GBP200 million of debt-financing, on behalf of Aviva UK Life and other third-party clients, towards a fleet of new rolling stock for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise, which will operate under the new ‘Avanti West Coast’ rail service, on one of the UK’s busiest rail lines. »

PIC invests GBP250m in City of London Corporation debt

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 10:45

Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension funds, has invested GBP250 million in debt issued by the City of London Corporation for an ambitious programme of major projects designed to benefit the Square Mile, London and the UK. »

Aberdeen Standard and Rock Rail close latest financing deal for new Avanti West Coast InterCity trains

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 09:00

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) and Rock Rail have closed the financing of new Hitachi intercity trains for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise. »

Roman Rosslenbroich, Aquila Capital

Aquila Capital partners with Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:25

Aquila Capital Holding (Aquila Capital), a manager of real asset investments, has entered into a strategic partnership with Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure Co (DEI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daiwa Securities Group (Daiwa). »

PIC invests GBP195m in Glasgow

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:43

Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension funds, has invested GBP195 million of debt finance in City Property Glasgow (Operations SL1) Ltd, a subsidiary of the Glasgow City Council Group. »

RPMI Railpen makes direct investment in UK’s renewable energy sector

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 11:24

RPMI Railpen (Railpen), which manages GBP30 billion of assets on behalf of the railway pension schemes, has acquired a wind farm under construction in Scotland in a direct investment in the UK renewable energy sector. »

CDPQ invests in Sydney Metro

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 09:26

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a global institutional investor, has acquires a 24.9 per cent stake in the public-private partnership (PPP) contract for the trains, systems, operations and maintenance of Sydney Metro, Australia's biggest public transport project, which includes both the North West and City & Southwest lines. »

BNP Paribas Securities Services expands private capital offering with stake in AssetMetrix

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 10:37

BNP Paribas Securities Services has taken a strategic stake in the capital of fintech AssetMetrix. The partnership will enable BNP Paribas Securities Services to expand and digitalise its services to private capital clients and investors. »

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