Schroders has appointed Chantale Pelletier as Global Head of Infrastructure in Private Assets to lead the growth and development of its infrastructure investment platform.
MPC Capital AG has initiated a new renewable energy platform under the brand “MPC Energy Solutions”. In a private placement directed towards institutional investors, MPC Energy Solutions NV has successfully raised a total of NOK857 million (USD 100 million) in advance of its listing on Oslo Stock Exchange’s Euronext Growth segment.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund, a UK operational utility-scale battery storage fund, has completed the acquisition of the 25MW Tynemouth battery project located in North Shields, Tyne and Wear.
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).
Leeds-based Border to Coast Pensions Partnership (Border to Coast), one of the largest UK pension pools, has invested GBP40 million in Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant, a straw-fired biomass plant located in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) and Amber Infrastructure Group (Amber) are to invest into Airband Community Internet Limited (Airband) alongside the existing investors of the Company.
Generali Global Infrastructure (GGI), a boutique focused on infrastructure debt and part of Generali Group’s multi- boutique asset management platform, has launched two infrastructure funds supporting the European recovery.
Greencoat UK Wind PLC is to acquire a 49 per cent stake in the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm from RWE, in partnership with a number of pension funds investing through a fund also managed by Greencoat Capital.
BNP Paribas Asset Management makes four new hires in private debt and real assets investment division
BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has strengthened its Private Debt & Real Assets (PDRA) investment division, headed by David Bouchoucha, with four appointments, all based in Paris.
UK pension funds urged to step up infrastructure investing to boost long-term economic sustainability
Pension funds in the UK are being urged to step up their infrastructure investment, as speakers at a pensions conference this week emphasised the need to preserve the long-term sustainability of the UK economy.