BlackRock backs world's largest direct air capture plant

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 9 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
The world's largest asset manager will invest $550 million to build a direct air capture (DAC) facility in Texas which the energy company developer says will be the world's largest.

Deutsche Bank finances Taiwan's largest offshore wind farm

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 9 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
German's largest banking institution has completed a deal-contingent interest rate hedge and tailored financing for Taiwan's largest offshore wind project to date.

Mirova targets super funds in multi-billion dollar raise

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, aims to secure support from super funds, potentially reaching billions, to launch its sixth strategy focused on energy transition infrastructure.

Assessing companies ability to make the low carbon transition

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Investors need to be able to assess companies and countries on their ability to manage the transition to a lower-carbon economy.

PRI, CFA Institute and GSIA agree to common RI definitions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Three global investment bodies have collaborated to develop a standard set of definitions for the most common terms in responsible investing.

Igneo refinances green credit facility

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Igneo Infrastructure Partners has refinanced a $750 million revolving cash facility that includes a green tranche credit facility (GTCF).

Podcast: Going nuclear with Phillip Hudak

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Is nuclear power a solution to the reliable, emissions-free power generation that our global economy requires to transition to a net zero world?

A portfolio approach for renewable investment: Energetics

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Australia's national energy market must be decarbonised but there is investment risk relating to renewable energy generation and impacts on spot energy prices.

Morgan Stanley makes second climate private equity deal

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Morgan Stanley Investment Management's (MSIM) 1GT Climate Private Equity Strategy has announced a strategic partnership with Huel, a UK plant-based protein company.

Blackstone and Vista to acquire energy market software

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Private equity funds affiliated with Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners have backed energy market simulation software Energy Exemplar in a move that will support grid reliability and the energy transition.