Category: Renewables & Environment

myfisensemyfisenseApril 9, 2021

BlackRock Real Assets has successfully achieved a $4.8 billion final close of Global Renewable Power Fund III with commitments from over 100 institutional investors, including leading public and private pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations and family offices from over 18 countries globally.   GRP III is the third vintage of BlackRock’s Global Renewable Power […]

myfisensemyfisenseDecember 3, 2020

A Gold investor, Messrs La Mancha Incorporated, expresses interest in Nigeria’s Gold industry and signed an Expression of Interest Agreement with the Federal Government through the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. This was contained in a statement signed by Director, Press Department, Itore Thomas, where it disclosed that the firm is a leading Luxembourg […]

myfisensemyfisenseOctober 7, 2020

Free Town-based solar home systems provider Easy Solar has secured US$5 million US$5 million Series A debt and equity funding round to help it accelerate operations and launch new products in Sierra Leone and Liberia. The round of fund was led by global impact investor Acumen and FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank which invested […]

myfisensemyfisenseOctober 7, 2020

Lagos-based renewable energy company Auxano has raised US$1.5 million (more than 571 million Nigerian Naira) from All On, a Shell-backed investment company. Besides the manufacturing of solar PV modules, Auxano Solar is also involved in the design, installation and sales of solar power systems and components such as inverters, batteries, charge, and controllers. The funding […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 22, 2020

Australia-based software company Atlassian, that develops products for software developers and project managers has announced the launch of its investment arm Atlassian Ventures. Atlassian Ventures will start with a US$50 million fund aimed at strengthening its global developer ecosystem. This was communicated by Chris Hecht, Head of Corporate Development of Atlassian in a blog post on September […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 14, 2020

US-based digital solar solutions startup Terabase Energy announced it has successfully secured US$6 million in a Series A funding round in a statement dated September 9, 2020. The round was led by SJF Ventures and also saw investments from Powerhouse Ventures, City Light Capital and Trancoso Partners. The proceeds of the new funds will be use to expand the […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 31, 2020

South Korean National Pension Service (NPS) has committed an amount between US$100 million and US$200 million to Actis Energy 5, an energy and infrastructure fund set up by UK-based private equity firm Actis LLP to invest in Africa, India, and Latin America. The energy and infrastructure fund will be directed towards renewable energy projects such […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 17, 2020

Apollo Global Management Inc announced that it agreed to invest $265 million in offshore wind developer US Wind Inc, marking the private equity firm’s first expedition into one of the peculiar areas of renewable energy development in the country. Apollo said its investment, which includes both debt and equity, will fund the construction of an […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 3, 2020

Private equity giant Partners Group has announced on August 3, 2020 the acquisition of the second stage Murra Warra II Wind Farm in Australia in a US$129 million move. This acquisition increases Partners Group’s assets in renewable energy as it only acquired 226 megawatts (MW) first stage of Murra Warra Farm for US$143 million from Macquarie […]

myfisensemyfisenseJuly 27, 2020

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala disclosed, it has invested over $150 million as an anchor investor in the recapitalization of Enviva Holdings, the world’s largest producer of industrial wood pellets. Last week, Enviva said it completed a series of transactions that recapitalized the company with more than $1 billion of new equity contributions and incremental equity commitments […]

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