Schroders nears target for sub-debt fund

Schroders has raised €532 million ($632m) for its latest high-yield infrastructure debt fund

DWF shuts Australian offices in strategy pull back

UK headquartered law firm DWF has this week announced that it is to lay off nearly 70% of its staff in Australia in a bid to "rationalise" its legal advisory operations in the country

MIRA seals Vocus takeover deal

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in collaboration with Aware Super has today finalised the deal to acquire telecommunications giant Vocus Group in accordance with the takeover bid lobbed in January

Asian lifer commits to funds

A Taipei-based life insurance company’s investment committee decided to commit nearly $150 million to infrastructure funds

Campbell Lutyens opens Paris office after Brexit

Advisory firm Campbell Lutyens is opening a Paris office to maintain a foot in the European market following Brexit

Northern Data closes Swedish acquisition

Northern Data AG has closed the acquisition of a data centre site it acquired in January near the city of Boden, Northern Sweden

Fundraising begins on digital infra fund IPO

Today marks the IPO launch date of Triple Point’s Digital Infrastructure 9 (DGI9) – a new investment trust for digital infrastructure assets

Stromsoe joins HSBC as it expands alternatives platform

HSBC has today added to its alternatives team with the appointment of Michael Stromsoe as head of investor relations

IFC's first investment in Kyrgyz telecoms yet to close

The World Bank Group member is providing a loan to Kyrgyzstan’s largest privately owned, wholesale broadband operator

French fund manager holds interim close

SWEN Capital Partners has held an interim closing for its fourth flagship infrastructure fund

AIIM acquires majority stake in Ghanaian data centre

South African infra fund manager AIIM has acquired a majority stake in Ghana-based data centre Ngoya Etix DC via its flagship pan-African investment fund AIIF3

IJGlobal Awards 2020 – submissions… one week to go

One week remains for submissions to be completed for the IJGlobal Awards 2020 and we are delighted to confirm that there has already been significant uptake… though there are quite a few entries that still need to be completed… and we want more

Vauban makes 3 senior hires

Vauban Infrastructure Partners has today bolstered its team with the appointment of Elie Nammar, Youcef Barrage and Sébastien Trujas in a bid to expand its digital infrastructure operations

IJGlobal Awards 2020 – MENA Judging Team

We are delighted today to be announcing the judging team for Middle East and North Africa for the IJGlobal Awards 2020. The submissions team reports that entries are flooding in for what looks to be an exciting (virtual) awards ceremony in the summer

UBS to bankroll German FTTH rollout

UBS Asset Management has today extended a €73 million loan to TNG – the German provider offering a fast fiber-to-home broadband platform operating in rural Germany