• Acquisition of Kenter, Netherlands

    Pension funds APG and the Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System have collaborated for a long time, making the acquisition of Dutch metering business Kenter, which closed in January, a natural fit

  • Athens International Airport IPO, Greece

    Athens International Airport successfully listed on the Greek stock exchange, ATHEX, this February, bringing an end to its slew of unsuccessful attempts

  • Acquisition of Equans Urban Energy, UK

    A consortium of Swiss Life Asset Managers and Schroders Greencoat took over Equans Urban Energy in the UK in December for an enterprise value of £260 million, becoming the owner of the country's largest portfolio of heating and cooling concessions

  • Quinbrook Renewables Impact Fund, UK

    Quinbrook’s Renewables Impact Fund is aiming to address the need for investment in renewable energy infrastructure in the UK, to facilitate the scale-up and deployment of the generation capacity required to reach net zero targets

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Middle East & Africa, FY 2023

    Infrastructure finance activity across the Middle East and Africa was down over the course of the full-year 2023 when held against the 2022 results, but this is expected to change in the coming year as Gulf States ramp up activity

  • Acquisition of Statera, UK

    EQT’s acquisition of Statera Energy was exactly the type of deal the fund manager had been pursuing for years, Benjamin Bygott-Webb, managing director at EQT, tells IJGlobal

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Asia Pacific, FY 2023

    Infrastructure finance across Asia Pacific marked a marginal increase in activity over the course of the 2023 calendar year, logging improved stats when held against full-year 2022, according to the IJGlobal database

  • Arcus' launch of Portus Data Centers, Germany

    Arcus Infrastructure Partners last year joined the data centre investment drive with 3 acquisitions in Germany and Luxembourg, and the launch of Portus Data Centres to manage them

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – North America, FY 2023

    Infrastructure finance across North America marked a slight increase over the course of the 2023 calendar year achieving an uptick when held against activity in full-year 2022, according to the IJGlobal database

  • Asterion’s Steag acquisition, Germany

    Not only was Asterion's acquisition of Steag one of the biggest to close in Germany in 2023, it also held its own among the most notable M&As across the power sector in the last calendar year

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Europe, FY 2023

    Infrastructure finance across Europe dipped by 6.2% over the course of the 2023 calendar year, marking a slight drop against performance achieved in full-year 2022, according to the IJGlobal database

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Latin America, FY 2023

    Infrastructure finance across Latin America witnessed an uptick in activity over the course of 2023 with full-year figures recorded by the IJGlobal database identifying a rise of 8.2% when held against performance in full-year 2022

  • DWS's Stagecoach acquisition, UK

    Embracing what has been deemed “the golden age of electric busses”, DWS acquired Stagecoach in 2022, usurping a bid from National Express

  • Menengai geothermal II, Kenya

    Kenya is emerging as a key player in the energy markets, particularly geothermal with opportunities driven by low levels of energy access, a need for transition from fossil-based generation to clean and renewable energy, and to support industrialisation and economic growth

  • Flogging a dead horse

    Once you’ve started flogging a dead horse, when do you stop? There’s no obvious time to hang up the whip. And that’s very much the case with the consolidation of infra funds… as well as the desire to write about it

  • BlackRock / GIP – there will be blood

    Now that you’ve picked your jaw off the floor at news BlackRock is buying Global Infrastructure Partners, what better way to launch the IJGlobal Friday Editorial for 2024 than with a knee-jerk reaction to the biggest deal of the year!

  • SotySolar controlling stake acquisition, Spain

    Luxembourg infrastructure investor Marguerite closed on 12 December 2023 the acquisition of a controlling stake in SotySolar, a Spanish company in the distributed renewable energy market in the Iberian Peninsula, by buying part of Plenium Partners' shares and subscribing to a new capital increase

  • Sosteneo’s Koorangie battery, Oz

    Italian asset manager Sosteneo Infrastructure Partners has entered the Australian renewable market by acquiring a greenfield energy storage system in Victoria from Australian renewable developer Edify Energy. Post-acquisition, the battery is ready for construction as all agreements including battery supplier, offtaker, and the debt are in place

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – North America, Q3 2023

    Performance in the infrastructure and energy space across North America in the third quarter of this year proved to be a mixed bag with an overall sense that the market compares poorly to recent quarters