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KKR to raise $1.5 billion Asia infra fund

Investment manager KKR is planning its maiden Asian infrastructure fund which will have a target size of between $1.5 billion and $2 billion

Cignal to invest €25 million in telecoms infra

Irish telecoms infrastructure provider Cignal is to invest €25 million to address coverage blackspots and improve rural coverage over the next two years.

Whitehelm sets up single-LP fund for smart cities infra

Fund manager Whitehelm Capital has established a first-of-a-kind fund targeting “smart cities infrastructure” equity investments, with Dutch pension fund manager APG investing $282 million as the sole LP

OPIC signs loan for Africa telecoms

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation and pan-African communications developer Africell Holdings have signed a $100 million loan to expand access to telecoms in Africa

Singapore's Clifford Capital prices bonds

Clifford Capital Partners, a project and structured finance specialist backed by the Singaporean government, announced yesterday that 96% of investors on its $300 million, three-year bond issue were from Asia

F2i Infrastructure closes third fund at hard cap

F2i Infrastructure's third fund Fondi Italiani per le Infrastrutture III has reached final close at the €3.6 billion hard cap, exceeding its target by €600 million

Bids for Altice's French fibre network due later this month

Final bids for Altice's sale process of its fibre optic network in France will be due on 20 November, IJGlobal understands

IJInvestor Funds & Investors Report – Q3 2018

Fundraising activity by unlisted infrastructure funds targeting equity and debt across the global infrastructure and energy sectors stepped up dramatically this quarter, greatly increasing liquidity levels in an already highly liquid market

Mubadala acquires stake in UK fibre company

Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Investment Company has acquired a minority stake in Hyperoptic, a UK fibre networks specialist

Digital Colony buys Opencell

Florida-based Digital Colony has acquired Opencell, a UK provider of distributed antenna systems and small cell networks for indoor mobile coverage. Digital Colony intends to merge Opencell with Stratto, another of its portfolio businesses

Hartwell to head up NAB

Well-known infrastructure figure Tylor Hartwell last week handed in his notice at SMBC in London to take on a senior role at National Australia Bank

CapMan reaches first close on maiden infra fund

Helsinki-headquartered private asset manager CapMan Infra has reached a €115 million first close on CapMan Nordic Infrastructure I – its maiden Nordic mid-cap infrastructure fund

Philippines re-issues call for EOIs on broadband study

The Philippines has re-launched its request for EOIs and eligibility requirements due 13 November to conduct a feasibility study on a portion of its national broadband plan, according to project documents

SWEN Capital reaches final close on third infra fund

Paris-based private equity firm SWEN Capital Partners has reached final close for its third infrastructure fund of funds – SWEN Infra Multi-Select 3 – at €455 million

Cube II fund invests in UK fibre provider

Cube Infrastructure Fund II has closed an agreement to invest £60 million in UK fibre to the premises business G.Network