• Limited capacity for more UK 'yieldcos', says lawyer

    21 January 2015

    The UK public equity market may have limited capacity to absorb more renewable energy 'yieldcos' – listed vehicles that mostly own operational solar and wind projects – according to a leading lawyer.

  • Bluefield Solar succeeds in £160m equity raise

    14 November 2014

    Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has completed its placement of more than 150 million shares, raising some £160 million ($251 million).

  • Newton Investment Management snaps up 23% of Bluefield offering

    10 November 2014

    Newton Investment Management is to invest more than £35 million ($56 million) in Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF), giving it a 15% share of the company's issued equity.

  • NextEnergy Solar eyes £260m in new equity capital

    05 November 2014

    NextEnergy Solar Fund is preparing to raise up to £260 million in the next eight days to fund further acquisitions of solar power plants in the UK.

  • Bluefield opens £150m equity raise, lines up projects

    03 November 2014

    Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has lined up a further pipeline of projects it wants to buy as its plans to raise £150 million ($239.9 million) of equity took a major step forward.

  • Bluefield Solar eyes £150m share issue to fund acquisitions

    15 October 2014

    Bluefield Solar Income Fund plans to raise up to £150 million ($239 million), through an issue of new shares, to fund further acquisitions.

  • Commercial and industrial rooftop 'to be fastest growing UK solar market'

    05 September 2014

    Commercial and industrial rooftops have the potential to become the fastest growing segment of the UK solar market over the remainder of the decade, a listed investment fund believes.

  • UK subsidy changes 'to make life more challenging for solar funds'

    27 May 2014

    Proposed changes in the UK's subsidy regime will make life more challenging for recently listed solar funds, a leading consultant at Grant Thornton has warned.

  • John Laing gets its £160m renewables IPO away

    26 March 2014

    UK infrastructure company John Laing succeeded in publicly listing a renewables fund today, although it took a larger-than-previously-expected stake in the £160 million ($262 million) offering.

  • Renewables IPOs to 'struggle' as London market reaches 'saturation point'

    13 March 2014

    Some of the latest attempts to list renewables vehicles on the London market will fail to get away, or raise as much capital as hoped, as investors warn that the supply of these products begins to outstrip demand.