• A$529m refinancing catalyses wind farm sale

    01 July 2013

    Australia's clean energy fund and a consortium of banks have invested A$529 million (US$486 million) to refinance Meridian Energy's 50% holding in the southern hemisphere's largest wind farm, paving the way for Meridian to sell its stake.

  • Sustainable forestry fund raises A$570m

    28 June 2013

    An Australian investment manager focused on sustainable forestry has raised A$570 million ($520 million) for one of its funds.

  • Renewables fund plans £300m London listing

    28 June 2013

    A renewables fund has outlined plans to list on the London Stock Exchange in a further sign that stockmarkets are becoming an increasingly attractive source of capital to developers.

  • Allianz buys three wind farms

    27 June 2013

    German insurance giant Allianz has expanded its renewable energy portfolio, buying three wind farms with a combined capacity of 100MW.

  • Pension fund plans onshore wind push after first acquisition

    26 June 2013

    A Danish pension fund's new onshore wind power joint venture is set to invest around DKK5 billion over the next five years, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • Third-party solar firm wins over major bank in fundraising

    25 June 2013

    A company that installs solar panels on homes in the US has won financing to fund the purchase of more than $630 million worth of projects.

  • 'First European renewables fund exit' delivers 40% return

    20 June 2013

    An investment firm has become the first in Europe to exit a renewable energy fund, it claimed, after it sold the remainder of the fund's wind assets and secured an overall internal rate of return of more than 40%.

  • Danish pension fund to invest $200m in US offshore wind farm

    19 June 2013

    A Danish pension fund has pledged to provide financing for a planned offshore wind farm in the US, the first public funding commitment to the project.

  • Swiss Re stops 23 transactions on ESG grounds

    19 June 2013

    Swiss Re's latest corporate responsibility report has revealed the firm barred 23 deals last year on the grounds that they did not meet its sustainability risk framework.

  • Asia's richest man buys waste-to-energy firm

    17 June 2013

    A group of companies owned by Hong Kong business tycoon Li Ka-shing has bought a Dutch waste treatment company for HK$9.7 billion (US$1.27 billion).