Macquarie consortium £2.3 billion acquisition of Green Investment Bank

20/4/2017
Private acquisition, Privatisation

£ 2 billion

$ 2.500 billion

Completed

20/4/2017


Overview:

  • A Macquarie led consortium - consisting of Macquarie, Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) - has acquired the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB). for £2.3 billion.
  • The GIB was launched in 2012 and has to date committed £2.6 billion in capital to over 70 green infrastructure projects.
  • The GIB will manage or supervise over £4 billion of green infrastructure assets and projects.
  • The bank has an existing target of £3 billion of new investment in green projects in the next three years.

Sam Duke - Editor

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