Texas Teachers commit $250m to Digital Colony II

Texas Teachers Retirement System has made a $250 million commitment to the second incarnation of Digital Colony’s infra strategy

Telstra will not use carbon offset “cop out”

Telstra’s future energy retail business is expected to be completely carbon neutral, with the company’s head of energy, Ben Burge claiming, it will not use the carbon offsets “cop out”

Eurofiber deepens French footprint with FullSave buy

Eurofiber, the telecom infrastructure company backed by Antin and PGGM, is to acquire French peer FullSave.

Nokia steps into Philippines 5G

Philippines-based telecom NOW Group on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with Finland-based Nokia to roll out 5G in the Philippines

MIP V secures new LP

MIP V has secured a $100 million commitment from a US state endowment

Amber’s fund makes first digital infra investment

Amber Infrastructure Group’s Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund has today made its first digital infrastructure investment with the acquisition of a controlling interest in Greenergy Data Centers OÜ

BP veteran joins GIP as partner

Tufan Erginbilgic, the former chief executive of BP's downstream segment, has joined GIP as a partner

WBG eyes China towers

A World Bank Group member is assessing whether to lend to China’s largest privately owned and independent tower company on what would be its first investment in China’s tower subsector

Oz broadband network raises A$1.2bn debt

The Australian national broadband provider NBN has raised A$1.2 billion in a 5-year benchmark transaction at a coupon rate of 1%

First Sentier concludes first round for EDIF III

First Sentier Investors (FSI) has secured €3.4 billion in commitments for European Diversified Infrastructure Fund III (EDIF III)

SMBC promotion and move around

James White has been promoted to director at SMBC in London where he is now sector head for telecoms, the latest move in a shift around since Layth Irani’s promotion

Sustainability FoF raises €292m

Spain’s Arcano Capital has reached a final close for a sustainable infrastructure fund of funds, raising €292 million ($349m)

Portugal to proceed with 5G auction despite lawsuit

The Portuguese telecommunications watchdog ANACOM is set to proceed with 5G spectrum auction despite precautionary injunctions filed by the country’s 3 established service providers, Altice, Vodafone and NOS

Stilmark JV’s advisory team for Optus deal

The symphony consortium has hired a North American advisory team to assist with its bid for the A$2 billion Optus towers deal