DIF Infrastructure III sells Islip and Springhill solar plants

DIF

London, 2 August 2018 – DIF Infrastructure III is pleased to announce that it has signed and closed the sale of a 100% stake in the Islip and Springhill solar plants to Greencoat Solar Assets II Limited.

Islip and Springhill are two 5MW solar plants located in UK. Both plants have been operational since 2011 and were acquired by DIF in 2013. The projects were refinanced in June 2017.

Andrew Freeman, Head of Exits, said: “This is an attractive exit for DIF III and continues DIF’s successful strategy of proactively targeting to sell assets from its more mature funds taking advantage of strong demand for high quality core infrastructure projects.”

DIF were advised by Elgar Middleton (Finance) and Pinsent Masons (Legal).

Greencoat was advised by PWC (Tax), Eversheds Sutherland (Legal) and Evergy (Technical).

About DIF
IF is an independent infrastructure fund manager, with €5.6 billion of assets under management across seven closed-end infrastructure funds and several co-investment vehicles. DIF invests in greenfield and brownfield infrastructure assets located primarily in Europe, North America and Australasia through two complementary strategies:

  • DIF Infrastructure V targets equity investments in public-private partnerships (PPP/PFI/P3), concessions, regulated assets and renewable energy projects with long-term contracted or regulated income streams that generate stable and predictable cash flows.
  • DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I targets equity investments in small to mid-sized infrastructure assets in the energy, transportation and telecom sectors with mid-term contracted income streams that generate stable and predictable cash flows.

DIF has over 100 professionals in eight offices, located in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Paris, Sydney and Toronto. Please see www.dif.eu for further information on DIF.

For more information please contact:

Andrew Freeman
Managing Director, Head of Exits
Email: a.freeman@dif.eu

Barend Bloemarts
Director, Investor Relations and Business Development
Email: b.bloemarts@dif.eu

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KKR sells its equity stake in Saba to Criteria Caixa

KKR

London and Madrid, 30 July 2018 – KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announces the divestment of its 18.2% equity stake in Saba Infraestructuras (“Saba”) to Criteria Caixa, Saba’s existing majority shareholder.

Headquartered in Barcelona, Saba is an industrial operator of urban mobility solutions, specializing in car park management. The business employs more than 1,500 people across Europe and Latin America, and generated revenues of €213m and EBITDA of €100m in 2017.

KKR originally acquired its equity stake in Saba through two transactions in 2011 and 2012, and has worked closely with other shareholders Criteria, Torreal and Proa and with Saba’s management team to help the business transform its operations and achieve its growth objectives. Since its investment, KKR has supported Saba’s international growth through expansion into Portugal, Italy, and Chile, and has helped Saba exit its logistics parks businesses to focus on winning and extending contracts in its car parking business.

Saba has also been supported by specific expertise from KKR Capstone and KKR Capital Markets, who helped Saba deliver cost efficiencies and optimise its capital structure to provide a firm foundation for future growth.

Tara Davies, Member and Head of European Infrastructure at KKR, said “We are delighted to have contributed to reinforcing Saba’s leading position in the sector. The business has transformed since 2011 and we are confident that it is well-positioned for continued strong growth in the future.”

Alejo Vidal-Quadras, Director at KKR and Head of the Madrid office, said “KKR has leveraged the full strength of its platform and capability to support Saba over the past years, demonstrated by the strength of its recent performance. The partnership with Saba builds on KKR’s track record of supporting leading Spanish businesses with their operations and growth strategy.”

About KKR

KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns for its fund investors by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation with KKR portfolio companies. KKR invests its own capital alongside the capital it manages for fund investors and provides financing solutions and investment opportunities through its capital markets business. References to KKR’s investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE:KKR), please visit KKR’s website at www.kkr.com and on Twitter @KKR_Co.

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Tinkle
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EQT enters exclusive negotiations to acquire French water and waste water management company SAUR Group

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  • EQT Infrastructure enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire SAUR Group, a leading French drinking water and wastewater management company providing water infrastructure management services for municipalities under long-term contracts
  • EQT Infrastructure committed to become a responsible owner and trusted partner supporting SAUR’s sustainable growth and development – in France as well as internationally
  • Investment a milestone on EQT’s overall growth strategy and geographical expansion into the attractive French market

The EQT Infrastructure III fund (“EQT Infrastructure”) has entered exclusive negotiations to acquire Holding d’Infrastructures des Métiers de l’Environnement (“HIME”), the holding company of SAUR Group (“SAUR” or the “Group”) from its current shareholders including BNP Paribas and Groupe BPCE. BNP Paribas will invest as minority shareholder alongside EQT Infrastructure in SAUR.

SAUR, founded in 1933, is a leader in the outsourced French water supply and treatment market. The Group serves approximately 7,000 French local authorities under long-term contracts with focus on small and mid-sized municipalities. SAUR also has an international footprint with presence in Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Spain, and Poland, among others. With approximately 9,000 employees, SAUR provides service to around 13 million consumers in France and worldwide. The Group had net revenues of around EUR 1.29 billion in 2017.

As a shareholder with a long-term, industrial and responsible ownership approach, EQT Infrastructure intends to bring SAUR unique opportunities to develop further and return to sustained growth across its geographical markets.

Matthias Fackler, Partner at EQT Partners and Investment Advisor to EQT Infrastructure, says: “EQT has followed SAUR for many years, it is a well-positioned company in an attractive market with significant development potential. We aim to unlock this by working together with SAUR’s dedicated management and employees leveraging on the company’s proven agility, operational network and proximity to customers. EQT’s industrial network will provide complementary experiences in water infrastructure management, digitalization and sustainable development.”

Lennart Blecher, Deputy Managing Partner at EQT and Head of EQT Real Assets, continues: “We are both proud and humble about being in exclusive negotiations to become the owner of SAUR. EQT strongly believes that we will be able to add value thanks to the deep sector and operational experience among EQT’s industrial advisors. The investment will also be an important next step for EQT’s overall expansion into France, following a number of high-profile real estate acquisitions. We see it as a very interesting market with vast investment opportunities relevant for EQT’s approach of active and engaged ownership.”

Louis-Roch Burgard, Executive Chairman of SAUR, says: “This shareholding evolution is a major step which will enable us to reinforce our development perspectives in line with our Initiative 2022-ambitions. We are convinced that the combination of EQT’s expertise in infrastructure and our operator’s experience will be a key lever to contribute to the Group’s growth, both in France and abroad, and will serve the interest of all our employees. This evolution perfectly meets the Group’s willingness to carry on with their commitment to their clients, be they local authorities or consumers, to offer them an innovative local service part of a social responsibility approach.”

The transaction, which will be EQT Infrastructure’s first investment in France, will be contingent upon the standard regulatory approvals and is subject to the required Works Councils consultations. The parties have agreed not to disclose financial details related to the transaction. The transaction could be finalized by the end of 2018.

Rothschild is acting as exclusive financial advisor and Clifford Chance as legal advisor to EQT Infrastructure.

Contacts
Matthias Fackler, Partner at EQT Partners, Investment Advisor to EQT Infrastructure, +49 89 255 499 505
EQT Press office +46 8 506 55 334
Brunswick Paris Benoit Grange and Hugues Boeton Tel: +33 1 53 96 83 83
Mail: eqtfrance@brunswickgroup.com

About EQT
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds, EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership.

More info: www.eqtpartners.com

About Saur
As a longstanding environmental services leader, SAUR serves local authorities and industrial companies in the successful implementation of development projects in water supply and treatment, environmental services (engineering, infrastructure services). SAUR worldwide presence Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Spain, Poland. 2017 key figures (excluding waste management): EUR 1.29 billion Group net revenue, 7,000 local authorities contracted, 9,000 employees and 13 million consumers in France and worldwide.

More info: www.saur.com

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DIF Infrastructure V acquires 100% of American Roads

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Toronto, 17 July 2018 – DIF Infrastructure V is pleased to announce the acquisition from Syncora Holdings Ltd. of a 100% stake in American Roads LLC.

American Roads is an infrastructure holding company that owns and operates, through its subsidiaries, four toll bridges in Alabama and a concession-lease of the U.S. side of an international tunnel crossing connecting Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario.

DIF was advised by Allen & Overy (Legal), Agentis Capital (Financial), Buro Happold (Traffic), BTY (Technical) and Marsh (Insurance). Financing for the investment was provided by ING and National Australia Bank (NAB).

Paul Huebener, Partner and Head of Americas, said: ”DIF is pleased to invest in this high-quality portfolio of tolled crossings led by a strong management team.”

About DIF
DIF is an independent infrastructure fund manager, with €5.6 billion of assets under management across seven closed-end infrastructure funds and several co-investment vehicles. DIF invests in greenfield and brownfield assets located primarily in Europe, North America and Australasia through two complementary strategies:

  • DIF Infrastructure V targets equity investments in public-private partnerships (PPP/PFI/P3), concessions, regulated assets and renewable energy projects with long-term contracted or regulated income streams that generate stable and predictable cash flows.
  • DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I targets equity investments in small to mid-sized infrastructure assets in the energy, transportation and telecom sectors with stable and predictable cash flows.

DIF has over 100 professionals in eight offices, located in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Paris, Sydney and Toronto. Please see www.dif.eu for further information.

For more information by press and investors, please contact:

Allard Ruijs
Partner, Head of Investor Relations and Business Development
Email: a.ruijs@dif.eu

Paul Huebener
Partner, Head of Americas
Email: p.huebener@difamericas.com

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Ufinet International agrees strategic partnership with minority investor, Enel

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Ufinet International (‘the Company’), a leading independent fibre network operator, today announces that Enel, the multinational power company, has signed an agreement to invest €150 million for a 21% stake in the Company.

This follows the announcement on 14 May 2018 that international private equity firm, Cinven (through its Sixth Fund), agreed to acquire Ufinet International for an undisclosed consideration. Post-completion, Cinven will retain a 79% majority shareholding in the Company.

Ufinet International provides fibre infrastructure and transmission services to telecom operators across 14 countries including Colombia, Panama, Guatemala and Costa Rica. Its international connectivity network has more than 49,200 kilometres of optical fibre deployed across major cities in the regions in which it operates.

Enel is a leading integrated player in the global power, gas and renewables markets. It is Europe’s largest utility and one of Europe’s leading power companies. Operating across more than 30 countries worldwide with around 72 million customers, it is one of the major independent operators in the energy sector of South America, where it serves more than 26 million customers. It operates in the generation, distribution and transmission sectors through its subsidiaries in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru. It is also one of the leading players in the region’s green energy sector.

The partnership between Ufinet International and Enel represents the opportunity to create the largest telecom infrastructure company in Latin America, with significant strategic benefits for Ufinet International, including:

  • Access to additional capital to increase the Company’s international presence through a combination of value-accretive M&A, and further capital investment to expand existing networks, accelerating organic growth;
  • The ability to leverage Enel’s assets in certain Latin American markets (including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru) to deploy fibre for wholesale services and fibre to the home (‘FTTH’) neutral networks, as well as lease poles to co-locate mobile sites; and
  • The realisation of significant synergies and network benefits, given Enel and Ufinet International have highly complementary geographic coverage and service offerings.

Ufinet International will continue to be led CEO, Iñigo García del Cerro, who said:

“In the past three years, Ufinet International has scaled its network in key Latin American countries. We are now able to leverage our infrastructure to provide new services to our customers, to consolidate and further grow our strong market position, and create additional value for our shareholders.”

“We are delighted to be forming a strategic partnership with Enel who is investing in the business alongside our majority shareholder Cinven. This will enable us to capitalise on the significant growth opportunities in the nascent Latin American markets organically and through acquisition, by combining our knowledge and technologies. We believe this is a very positive development for Ufinet International, its employees, partners and customers.”

 

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The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited -Acquisition of Solwaybank onshore wind farm in the UK

InfraRed Capital Partners

18 Jun 2018

The Board of TRIG is pleased to announce that it has acquired an onshore wind farm in the UK, Solwaybank, located in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Solwaybank is in the early stages of construction and expected to become operational in Q1 2020. Once complete, Solwaybank will comprise 15 Senvion MM100 wind turbines, each with a rated capacity of 2.0MW, amounting to 30MW.

Solwaybank will be one of few onshore wind farms in the UK to benefit from the attractive Contract for Difference tariff (“CfD”) which fixes the power price during the first 15 years of operations. Solwaybank has an allocated strike price of £82.50 per MWh in 2012 prices (equivalent to £91.14 in current prices).

The project was acquired from TRIG’s Operations Manager, RES, pursuant to TRIG’s right of first offer agreement. The total consideration for the project is expected to be approximately £82 million, including construction costs. Of this, £39 million was invested at acquisition, partly funded through a drawdown of the Group’s revolving acquisition facility which now stands at £134 million drawn. The project does not have any third-party project level debt.

Following this acquisition, TRIG’s construction exposure is 12% of its portfolio value, measured on a fully invested basis. By the year-end, this exposure is expected to reduce to c.7%.

The Investment Manager is evaluating a strong pipeline of investment opportunities for the Company in wind and solar assets in the UK, Ireland, France and Scandinavia.

Richard Crawford, Director, Infrastructure at InfraRed Capital Partners, said:

“Solwaybank is an important addition for the TRIG portfolio, being its first CfD wind farm in the UK. Together with the two French wind farms acquired last week, Solwaybank enhances the Company’s revenue visibility as part of a balanced portfolio. The windfarm is being constructed by RES who have an impressive track record in developing and building renewable energy assets.”

For the RNS issued by TRIG, please follow the link.

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DIF sells a stake in the A63 toll road project in France

DIF

London, 11 June 2018 – DIF Infrastructure III and DIF Infrastructure IV are pleased to announce that they have jointly signed an agreement with HICL Infrastructure Company Limited, the listed infrastructure investment company advised by InfraRed Capital Partners Limited, to sell a 7.2% indirect stake in Atlandes, the project company which holds the A63 road concession project. The acquisition is not subject to any further conditions and will complete later this month.

The project is a 40-year toll concession to design, build, finance, operate and maintain an upgraded 104km section of the A63 highway between Salles and Saint-Geours-de-Maremne in southwest France. The project was fully commissioned in November 2013, seven months ahead of plan. In June 2015 the project’s senior debt was successfully refinanced with long term debt.

DIF Infrastructure IV will continue to hold a 9.22% stake in the A63 project.

Andrew Freeman, Head of Exits, said: “This is an attractive exit for DIF III and DIF IV, following the successful exit of the whole portfolio of DIF II and a number of DIF III assets which completed last September. In the next 12 months DIF is proactively targeting to sell further assets from its more mature funds taking advantage of strong demand for high quality core infrastructure projects in mature markets.”

DIF were advised by De Pardieu Brocas Maffei (Legal).

About DIF

DIF is an independent and specialist infrastructure investor and fund manager, with €5.6 billion assets under management across seven closed-end infrastructure funds and several co-investment vehicles. DIF invests in the global infrastructure market through two differentiated and complementary strategies:

  • DIF Infrastructure V targets equity investments in public-private partnerships (PPP/PFI/P3), concessions, regulated assets and renewable energy projects which have long-term contracted or regulated income streams that generate stable and predictable cash flows. The fund targets both greenfield and brownfield projects in primarily Europe, North America and Australasia.
  • DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I targets equity investments in small to mid-sized infrastructure assets in amongst others the energy, transportation and telecom sectors which generate stable and predictable cash flows that are protected through mid-term contracted income streams. The fund targets greenfield and brownfield investments in Europe, North America and Australasia.

DIF has a team of over 95 professionals in eight offices, located in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Paris, Sydney and Toronto, through which it covers its target markets with dedicated local teams. Please see www.dif.eu for further information.

For more information by press and investors, please contact:

Allard Ruijs
Partner, Head of Investor Relations and Business Development
Email: a.ruijs@dif.eu

For more information about further exits, please contact:

Andrew Freeman
Managing Director, Head of Exits
Email: a.freeman@dif.eu

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Partners Group to invest AUD 700 million in Australian renewable energy platform; announces imminent construction of Crudine Ridge Wind Farm

Partners Group

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has agreed to invest a total of AUD 700 million in the development of a large-scale renewable energy platform in Australia on behalf of its clients. The platform, which will be known locally as Grassroots Renewable Energy Platform (“Grassroots”), will be seeded with the 270MW Sapphire Wind Farm project and will in addition construct over 1.3GW of new wind power, solar power and battery storage assets across Australia within the next four years. To realize the Grassroots platform, Partners Group has teamed with local developer CWP Renewables (“CWP”), also an investor in the project.

Partners Group first joined forces with CWP in 2016 when it announced an AUD 250 million investment into Sapphire Wind Farm, a 270MW development project located in the state of New South Wales. Sapphire Wind Farm, which is due to be completed by October 2018, will generate enough energy to power 110,000 Australian households and offset over 600,000 tonnes of carbon emissions during every year of operation. There are also plans to launch a community co-investment project at Sapphire Wind Farm in late 2018, which will enable members of the neighboring community to participate in the financial benefits from the sale of renewable electricity.

The second project under the Grassroots platform will be Crudine Ridge Wind Farm, a 135MW construction-ready wind farm near Mudgee in New South Wales. Construction will begin in May 2018 and will be completed by September 2019. Crudine Ridge Wind Farm will consist of 37 GE 3.63MW turbines and, once operational, will provide a further 400GWhrs of annual power output to the grid, enough to serve 55,000 homes. Half of this energy has been sold to Powershop, an Australian electricity provider that provides 100% green energy to its retail customers. The wind farm is also expected to support 75 full-time equivalent jobs during construction, stimulating further investment in local businesses and services, and deliver more than eight million tonnes of carbon emissions abatement over its lifetime.

In addition to Crudine Ridge Wind Farm, there are a number of other pipeline projects for Grassroots, which comprise a combination of wind, solar and battery storage assets.

Benjamin Haan, Partner, Head Private Infrastructure Asia-Pacific, Partners Group, states: “When we invested in Sapphire Wind Farm, one of the key attractions for us was the project’s potential to anchor an Australian renewable energy platform. Partners Group and CWP have a project pipeline of 1.3GW in generation capacity across wind and solar power, offering the scope to be selective and develop Grassroots into a quality renewables platform of significant scale. We look forward to working with the CWP team to further support the generation of clean energy in Australia.”

To-date, Partners Group has developed around 2GW of solar and wind energy capacity on behalf of its clients across the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia. Previous investments include a 550MW Taiwanese solar power development platform and the 240MW Ararat Wind Farm development in Australia, which Partners Group invested into in August 2016 and June 2015, respectively. Most recently, Partners Group announced the sale of its stake in Japan Solar, a 610MW platform of Japanese Solar power assets, which the firm had invested into in 2013.

 

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Partners Group to lead consortium including CDPQ and Ontario Teachers’ in acquisition of Techem, a global market leader in energy sub-metering services

Partners Group

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, is leading a consortium of investors in the acquisition of Techem GmbH (“Techem” or “the Company”), a global market leader in the provision of heat and water sub-metering services. Partners Group, which will invest on behalf of its private equity and infrastructure clients, will be joined in the acquisition by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”) and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (“Ontario Teachers'”) as well as Techem’s management team. The consortium is acquiring Techem from Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 2, which acquired 100% of the Company in 2008. The transaction, which is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018, values Techem at an enterprise value of EUR 4.6 billion.

Founded in 1952 and headquartered in Eschborn, Germany, Techem caters to a global client base of real estate operators and private home owners from its 150 branches in more than 20 countries. Its principal Energy Services business provides services and devices for the metering and billing of energy and water, plus device sales, hire and maintenance. In addition, its Energy Contracting business delivers heat, cooling, flow energy and light, as well as the planning, set-up, financing and operation of energy systems and energy monitoring and controlling services. Techem is the market leader in Germany, the largest sub-metering market in the world, as well as in an additional 13 European markets. Techem solutions today account for 6.9 million tons of CO2 emission savings per year, thus contributing to global climate protection objectives. In the 2016/17 financial year, Techem’s 3,640 employees serviced 11 million apartments worldwide, recording sales of EUR 782.7 million.

Following the close of the acquisition, Partners Group together with CDPQ and Ontario Teachers’ will work with Techem’s management team, led by Frank Hyldmar, to support the development of the Company in existing markets and expand its presence geographically. One value creation initiative will focus on the introduction of new technologies to Techem’s strong existing platform and installed base to enhance the customer experience. There will also be a continued focus on customer services and quality excellence programs as the Company grows.

Frank Hyldmar, CEO of Techem, comments: “A decade after delisting from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Techem can show a solid track record of growth. However, even with our market-leading position today, we believe there is plenty of future growth potential for our Company and look forward to working with Partners Group, an experienced private equity and infrastructure investor, as well as its strategic partners CDPQ and Ontario Teachers’, to realize our ambitions and deliver an exceptional service to our customers around the world.”

Jürgen Diegruber, Partner, Private Equity Europe, Partners Group, adds: “Techem is a market leader in a growing industry with strong tailwinds. With increasing global awareness of energy usage, Techem’s products and services are a key element of the fight against energy waste, enabling heating and energy supplies to be managed in a more precise and sustainable manner. We look forward to working with Frank Hyldmar and his talented team, as well as with our partners CDPQ and Ontario Teachers’, to expand Techem’s market-leading position.”

Stéphane Etroy, Executive Vice-President and Head of Private Equity, CDPQ, says: “Energy efficiency, which is at the center of Techem’s offering, is key to building a sustainable future. Given CDPQ’s desire to support the transition to a low-carbon economy, investing in Techem is a very attractive opportunity for us. Techem’s business model positions it to benefit from growing urbanization and demand for housing energy efficiency, over the long term. We are confident that together with Techem’s solid management team, Partners Group, and Ontario Teachers’, the company will continue on its path of success.”

Jo Taylor, Senior Managing Director International, Ontario Teachers’, comments: “Techem is a well-positioned business that looks set for continued domestic and international growth. It serves the growing, global need for energy conservation and empowers users in multi-occupancy properties to have greater control over their own energy consumption by providing accurate billing. Ontario Teachers’ has a strong track record in the energy and infrastructure sectors, as well as significant experience in the sub-metering space and we are delighted to partner with Techem’s innovative management team and with Partners Group and CDPQ.”

 

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DIF Infrastructure V acquires a majority stake in the A150 toll road in France

DIF

Paris, 22 May 2018 – DIF Infrastructure V is pleased to announce the acquisition from Infravia and TIIC of a 66.7% stake in Albea SAS, a company which holds the concession to operate the A150 toll road in France.

The A150 is a 18-km dual two-lane motorway located in Normandy, France. It connects the city of Rouen with the A29 running to Le Havre. The project reached financial close in 2011 and opened to traffic in February 2015, with the concession running until December 2066. The project was refinanced in November 2017 with €130m of long term financing provided by an institutional investor.

DIF was advised by Depardieu Broccas Maffei (Legal), Mazars (Financial and tax), Leigh Fischer (Traffic), Infrata (Technical) and Gras Savoye (Insurance).

Thomas Vieillescazes, Partner and Head of DIF France, said: ”DIF is pleased to invest in this high-quality asset with attractive traffic growth potential and to expand its footprint in the road sector in France.”

About DIF
DIF is an independent and specialist infrastructure investor and fund manager, with €5.6 billion assets under management across seven closed-end infrastructure funds and several co-investment vehicles. DIF invests in the global infrastructure market through two differentiated and complementary strategies:

  • DIF Infrastructure V targets equity investments in public-private partnerships (PPP/PFI/P3), concessions, regulated assets and renewable energy projects which have long-term contracted or regulated income streams that generate stable and predictable cash flows. The fund targets both greenfield and brownfield projects in primarily Europe, North America and Australasia.
  • DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I targets equity investments in small to mid-sized infrastructure assets in amongst others the energy, transportation and telecom sectors which generate stable and predictable cash flows that are protected through mid-term contracted income streams. The fund targets greenfield and brownfield investments in Europe, North America and Australasia.

DIF has a team of over 95 professionals in eight offices, located in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Paris, Sydney and Toronto, through which it covers its target markets with dedicated local teams.

For more information, please contact:

Paul Nash
Partner, Head of PPP/Infrastructure
Email: p.nash@dif.eu

Allard Ruijs
Partner, Head of Investor Relations and Business Development
Email: a.ruijs@dif.eu
Website: www.dif.eu

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