Telefonica to close on €5bn German fibre deal

Spanish telecoms operator Telefonica is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations to close a €5 billion deal to build a fibre network in Germany

Fund eyes first close

An infrastructure debt fund has fixed a date for its first close

CA CIB closes syndication on French FTTH deal

Credit Agricole yesterday closed syndication on a €1.1 billion financing for Société de Développement pour l’Accès à l’Infrastructure Fibre

AMP invests debt in EQT's fibre business

AMP Capital has made a junior debt investment into GlobalConnect Group – a fibre and data centre services provider to northern Europe

Swedish infra investor buys Telia business

Swedish institutional investor Polhem Infra has acquired Telia’s carrier business for SEK 9.4 billion ($1bn)

Keysource appoints new finance director

Data centre specialist Keysource today named Dan Hyner as its new finance director, based in the UK

Foresight invests in UK fibre

Foresight Group has completed a long-term financing agreement with Lightning Fibre, a broadband provider based in East Sussex

AMLO launches new infra plan in Mexico

Mexico’s president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has launched the country’s new infrastructure plan, which will require investments totaling Ps297 billion ($13.9 billion)

Ardian completes INWIT acquisition

Telecom Italia (TIM) and an Ardian-led consortium have completed their €1.35 billion deal over a stake in Infrastrutture Wireless Italiane (INWIT)

Singtel appoints Yuen as group CEO

Singapore-based telecoms operator Singtel last week announced that group chief executive Chua Sock Koong will be retiring on 1 January 2021, and appointed Yuen Kuan Moon to succeed the role 

IJInvestor Awards 2020 – deadline extension – 9 October

IJInvestor is delighted to report that uptake for this year's awards has been impressive, but given the number of submitters seeking an extension, we have pushed back the deadline to Friday 9 October

Vinci acquires Transelec

Vinci Energies has acquired Transelec Common, a specialist in construction and maintenance of energy network infrastructure in Quebec

CIB to invest $10bn over next 3 years

Canada Infrastructure Bank has announced its $C10 billion infrastructure initiative for the next 3 years

Scotland releases £24bn infra investment plan

The Scottish government has published a 5-year, £24 billion draft Infrastructure Investment Plan