CAF approves loan to Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

CAF – Development Bank of Latin America and the Caribbean has approved a R$3.8 trillion loan package to reconstruct Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul state after record-level floods

IFC to support STEP's Ethiopian telecoms roll-out

The International Finance Corporation is mulling a $350 million loan to support Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia plc in expanding its telecommunications network through the east African country

Spanish authorities approves sale of Vodafone Spain to Ze...

The Spanish authorities have approved the sale of Vodafone Spain to Zegona Communications for €5 billion, following various conditions being satisfied

KKR, IQGeo reach cash acquisition agreement

Funds managed by KKR and IQGeo have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition for the telco’s entire share capital – valued at around £333 million

Microsoft in major data centre investment in France

Microsoft has announced a €4 billion investment into France’s data centre sector following the signing of its first PPA in the country this month

AirTrunk opens data centre in Tokyo

AirTrunk, the hyperscale data centre specialist, has opened its second data centre in Tokyo

IFC plans $50m PI Fund V investment

The International Finance Corporation is planning an investment of up to $50 million into a Patria Investments infrastructure fund

EXA Infrastructure, HGC sign for Asian expansion

EXA Infrastructure has partnered with HGC Global Communications, an ICT service provider and network operator, to enable connectivity to EXA’s fibre infrastructure network

KKR core fund nears $10bn, North America

KKR’s open-ended core infrastructure fund has raised around $9.8 billion to date, according to SEC filings

UK gov clearance for Vodafone, Three merger

The UK government has cleared the merger of Vodafone and Three’s UK business, subject to several conditions

SACE opens Singapore, Vietnam offices

Italian export credit agency Servizi Assicurativi del Commercio Estero has opened 2 offices in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and Singapore to capture growth opportunities for Italian companies in Southeast Asia

BlackRock expands climate infra team, New Zealand

BlackRock has appointed Will Thomson as managing director, a portfolio manager in the climate infrastructure team in New Zealand, launching its franchise in the country

Solarpack, Meta sign deal for 210MW solar, Indiana

Spanish developer Solarpack has signed 2 environmental attribute purchase agreements with Meta from its 210MW solar portfolio in Indiana

QMC Telecom secures financing to boost LatAm infra

Puerto Rico-based QMC Telecom has secured a $115 million financing package to boost its digital infrastructure investments across Latin America

GIC to invest in green transition, tech

The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation will focus future investments on the green transition and emerging tech