London, 13 July 2015
Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions (MIDIS) has announced the final close of its UK inflation linked debt fund, attracting total commitments of over £739 million ($US1.16 billion). This brings total awarded mandates for MIDIS’ global infrastructure debt platform – which includes both pooled funds and separately managed accounts - to over £2.5 billion ($US3.9 billion).
MIDIS has deployed over £800 million ($US1.3 billion) into debt investments across 11 infrastructure subsectors. These include fixed, floating and inflation linked debt investments in transport, regulated utilities, social infrastructure, solar photovoltaic (PV), and on-shore wind.
These debt investments include:
MIDIS continues to see a healthy pipeline of potential investments across the power, regulated utilities, social infrastructure and renewable energy sectors, providing its institutional investor clients with attractive assets for matching their long-dated liabilities.
Andrew Robertson, co-head of MIDIS said: “We have seen continuous demand from UK and European investors throughout the fundraising period as well as an increasing interest from investors in other jurisdictions. The speed of development and acceptance from borrowers has been strong and we look forward to exploring further opportunities in UK, Europe and overseas markets”.
James Wilson, co-head of MIDIS said: “The portfolio of investments made to date demonstrates the value and flexibility in our approach to financing the development of assets across a range of sectors. We look forward to continuing to work closely with our long-term partners, deploying the remaining capital across a large and varied pipeline of investments”.