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  • French institutions invest in €425m green energy infrastructure fund

    25 August 2016

    French insurer CNP Assurances and asset manager Meridiam have raised €425 million ($480 million) for a fund that will invest in sustainable energy projects.

  • Show me the green money!

    22 August 2016

    Issuers of green bonds are increasingly seeking 'green investors'. But how to define a green investor, and why target them, asks Hamza Ali

  • Allianz GI acquires second wind farm from Arise

    19 July 2016

    Allianz Global Investors (GI) has bought a 12.8MW operational wind farm from Swedish developer Arise for €19.1 million ($21.4 million).

  • PRI 'can't be both promoter and examiner' of responsible investment

    22 June 2016

    The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) cannot remain both the "promotor and examiner" of responsible investment, according to a panel of industry leaders.

  • London's 'super sewer' seeks up to £400m from bond sale

    31 May 2016

    Bazalgette Tunnel, the company managing construction and financing of a 25km new sewer under the river Thames in London, aims to raise between £200 million and £400 million ($293 million - $586 million) from a sale of bonds.

  • Aegon backs out of coal and plans 'in-depth' assessment of climate risks

    26 May 2016

    Dutch insurer Aegon is the latest investor to divest from coal, citing concerns about stranded assets, and has committed to an in-depth assessment of its exposure to climate change risks.

  • EF BRIEFS: Allianz; Electric car subsidy, US Clean Power Plan hearing postponed

    18 May 2016

    Allianz Global Investors has acquired an onshore wind portfolio from the Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF).

  • Allianz Risk Transfer launches innovative wind hedge tool

    06 May 2016

    Allianz Risk Transfer (ART) has announced a 10-year wind revenue hedge with an annual fixed payment structure that provides "revenue certainty never before available to the wind industry".

  • EF BRIEFS: Allianz, Fortum, Morrissey & Figueres

    13 April 2016

    Allianz aims to double the size of its renewable energy and infrastructure portfolio to about €14 billion ($16 billion) "in the medium term", a spokeswoman said.

  • EF BRIEFS: BRICS, Impax, Hubei, BoCom

    30 March 2016

    The BRICS development bank will issue RMB3 billion ($463 million) of green bonds in the Chinese market as part of its first funding round, it has confirmed.