UK pension funds launch new FoF strategy

The Brunel Pension Partnership has launched 2 new fund-of-funds investment vehicles

Transit Wireless hires Jeff Garte

Jeff Garte has stepped down from his role at CSC ServiceWorks and joined Transit Wireless as its CFO in the New York City office

IFC ponders loan for new Seychelles cable

The IFC is considering a $20 million debt package for Seychelles-based telecoms company Intelvision Network to support a new $31.8 million submarine cable system linking the archipelago nation with East Africa

Iliad raises €300 million for 5G rollout

The French telecommunications provider Iliad has today signed a €300 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank to its fund 5G rollout

Fibrus awarded £165m NI fibre contract

The Northern Irish broadband provider Fibrus has today been awarded a £165 million contract to provide fast internet to rural areas across the country

Macquarie Telecom secures anchor tenant for data centre

ASX listed Macquarie Telecom Group has this week secured a tenant to take up 10MW of its upcoming IC3 data centre at the East facility near Sydney

AIIM acquires stake in MetroFibre Networx

South African infra fund manager AIIM has acquired a minority stake worth $63.6 million in local open access fibre network operator MetroFibre Networx, as part of the company’s $97.2 million equity funding round

Irish PM endorses 220kV substation

The Irish prime minister Micheál Martin today welcomed the proposed development of joint 220kV substation for the Avoca River Business Park, Arklow

Arbona to head up infrastructure debt at LBPAM

Bérénice Arbona has been promoted to head of infrastructure debt at La Banque Postale Asset Management (LBPAM)

KKR raises funds for APAC

A KKR infrastructure fund focused on the Asia Pacific region has raised nearly $3.3 billion

EQT V raises further $75m from US pension fund

EQT Infrastructure V has secured a $75 million commitment from Maine Public Employees Retirement System

Aviva pumps £46 million in FTTP rollout

Aviva Investors has invested £46 million towards the rollout of a 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises network in rural England

HarbourVest raises $384m for infrastructure vehicle

Boston-based HarbourVest Partners has raised $384 million for its core infrastructure fund at final close

Telstra plans biggest change since privatisation

Australia’s largest telecoms company Telstra has announced plans for a major restructuring which will see the company split into 3 separate entities

Arcus leads infrastructure fund ESG rankings

Arcus has come out on top in a list of infrastructure funds ranked by ESG performance