• 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

  • Infra Dig – Hamish Lea-Wilson, Igneo IP

    The role of long-term investors in infrastructure and energy forms a central tenet of this latest episode of the IJGlobal podcast – Infra Dig – in a far-ranging interview that spans Europe. Hamish Lea-Wilson, a partner at Igneo Infrastructure Partners, speaks openly

  • SunZia Wind & Transmission: 18 years in the making

    The largest clean energy infrastructure project in US history closed just before the new year started. Pattern Energy inked $11 billion in financing for its 500+ mile transmission line connecting more than 3.5GW of stranded wind resources – SunZia

  • 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

  • Bangladesh powers up greenfield CCGT

    The 584MW Unique Meghnaghat combined cycle gas turbine project recently began commercial operations in Bangladesh

  • 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

  • Bluefield Revive, Italy

    Bluefield's Revive strategy looks away from the allure of new-build renewables megaprojects and instead addresses a question crucial to the energy transition – how to revitalise aging and fragmented assets and generate long-term sustainable impact

  • GIP – oh to be in the Nifty Fifty…

    Word reaches IJGlobal that of the 400-strong GIP team in the reverse takeover of BlackRock, a group of 50 big hitters has emerged as the real winner, earning themselves a nickname – the “Nifty Fifty”

  • Barcarena CCGT power plant, Brazil

    New Fortress Energy in November 2023 closed a $575 million financing for its 630MW CCGT Barcarena power plant – part of an LNG-to-power complex in Brazil’s Pará state acquired by the firm in 2021

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – MEA, Q3 2023

    The year to the end of September 2023 marked a substantial downturn in activity across the Middle East and Africa, however, with some landmark achievements in the financing of greenfield infrastructure and energy across the region

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Asia Pacific, Q3 2023

    Asia Pacific bucked the broader trend of poor performance across infrastructure and energy financing activity in the third quarter of this year, achieving similar levels to recent times led by O&G and renewables. For the full year up to the end of Q3, infra finance deployment across APAC amounted to $223.6 billion, a slight uptick on last year’s numbers

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Latin America, Q3 2023

    Performance across Latin American infrastructure and energy deal activity up to the end of the third quart of this year marked a significant drop by value and volume, according to data compiled by IJGlobal. Infra finance deals by value in Q3 2023 came in at $20.1 billion, a fall of 31% when held against the corresponding quarter

  • 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