Smart cities fund attracts broad interest from industrial...

Paris-based Eurazeo subsidiary Idinvest Partners has held an initial €80 million close for its Smart City II Venture fund, which invests in energy, mobility and logistics startups globally

ISQ gains LP commitment from US pension fund

The board of the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System has approved a $50 million commitment to ISQ Global Infrastructure III

Telstra to start sale of A$4.5bn InfraCo in H2

Australian telecom giant Telstra is set to initiate the sale of its mobile towers in the second half of 2021 with plans to lock in bidders by the end of the year

Cellnex issues €2.5bn triple-tranche bond

Cellnex has completed a triple-tranche euro-denominated bond issuance worth €2.5 billion

Infratil appoints new CEO to succeed Bogoievski

Infratil has today appointed a new chief executive amid the ongoing sale process for its majority stake in Tilt Renewables

UK government warns over Libor future

The UK government has advised lenders not to extend loans over the Libor reference rate from this April, with the benchmark slated to be phased out completely by the end of the year

IJGlobal Awards 2020 – submissions pouring in

A bluffer's guide to submitting for the IJGlobal Awards 2020... the categories - new and old - and tips from the top table on how to win over the independent judging committees across the regions

Next stop: Peru

FSI expands responsible funds offering

First Sentier has launched a fund for UK investors geared towards responsible investing in the listed infrastructure space

New England region issues RFP for FTTP

A state in the New England region is seeking a private partner to provide Fibre to the Premises and Voice Over Internet Protocol services

European fund bags another Asian LP

A North Asian institutional investor is a limited partner in an infrastructure equity fund

Williams to leave Operis

Simon Williams is leaving Operis after 17 years with the company

NBOs due for European telco

Non-binding offers to buy European alternative network operator Eolo are expected in the coming weeks

French fiber funded through green loan

A new JV has secured a green loan to fund the deployment and operation of a fibre network in Loire Atlantique in western France

Final RFP issued for NCDOT broadband P3

The final RFP has been issued to shortlisted bidders for the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s broadband project