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AREP and Harrison Street JV to develop 6 data centres

A JV between American Real Estate Partners and Harrison Street has announced a $1 billion commitment to develop 6 powered shell data centres

D9 to acquire majority stake in Tetra

Digital 9 Infrastructure, through its subsidiary Digital 9 Wireless, is to acquire a 56% stake in Irish wireless communications network, Tetra Ireland Communications, for €76 million

KKR closes Colombian FTTH acquisition

KKR has closed a deal with Telefónica Colombia to acquire a 60% stake in the latter’s existing FTTH network in Colombia

Blackstone closes fourth Capital Opportunities Fund

Blackstone has reached final close on its Capital Opportunities Fund IV, raising $8.75 billion

UK pension pool allocates to infra funds

A large UK pension fund has committed more than $1.6 billion to private markets, as part of a multi-billion dollar private markets programme announced in July 2021

Veirano appoints new managing partner

Brazilian law firm Veirano Advogados has promoted Paula Surerus to managing partner for the 2022-2023 term

Cantor Fitzgerald to launch sustainable infra fund

Cantor Fitzgerald is to launch a sustainable infrastructure fund by Q2 2022 to invest strategically in a portfolio of private institutional investment funds, as well as public infrastructure securities

NuRAN agrees loan terms for network rollout in rural Africa

Quebec-based telecoms developer NuRAN Wireless has agreed with a DFI the terms for a $15 million loan to finance a $30 million network rollout in Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Starwood arranges €850m PF debt for Dublin data centres

Large scale data centre developer Echelon Data Centres has secured €850 million in debt from American investment firm Starwood Capital Group for the development of 4 data centres in Ireland

Butcher jumps ship to Macquarie

Tom Butcher, the managing director and the co-head of energy and infrastructure at Credit Suisse, will be leaving the bank to join Macquarie Capital next month

Bangladesh, World Bank pen $295m EDGE loan

The government of Bangladesh and the International Development Association have agreed on a $295 million loan to implement the Enhancing Digital Government & Economy project in the country

Norton Rose Fulbright promotes 3 to partner in Apac

Among 54 lawyers globally entering its 2022 partner class, Norton Rose Fulbright promoted 3 in Asia Pacific

Marguerite sells interests in French FTTH

Marguerite has completed the sale of its stakes in 3 French fibre-to-the-home concessions to industrial partner Altitude Infrastructure THD

Fidelity-backed outfit plans data centre rollout

Hyperscale data centre developer Colt Data Centre Services is set to progress with the rollout of greenfield hyperscale facilities, having secured land for the developments

London broadband provider appoints CFO

G.Network, the owner and operator of London’s fibre infrastructure, has appointed former Transport for London boss Simon Kilonback as its new chief financial officer