• Macquarie completes acquisition of Green Investment Bank

    18 August 2017

    The UK government must develop a new strategy for private sector investment after a Macquarie-led consortium completed its £2.3 billion ($2.96 billion) acquisition of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), according to a group of business leaders.

  • Macquarie adds to renewables portfolio with another acquisition

    05 June 2017

    Macquarie Capital has further boosted its presence in the renewable energy sector with the acquisition of RES Japan, for an undisclosed sum.

  • Northam to head GIB as Kingsbury leaves role

    25 April 2017

    Shaun Kingsbury will step down as CEO of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) following its acquisition by a consortium led by Australian bank Macquarie Group for £2.3 billion ($2.9 billion).

  • Comment: Why impact is the word of the moment

    21 April 2017

    Measuring impact is increasingly a preoccupation of investors in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) space.

  • SDCL to launch two funds following court GIB decision

    12 April 2017

    Sustainable Development Capital Ltd (SDCL) is to launch two new funds following a high court decision rejecting its challenge of the UK government's decision to award Australian bank Macquarie Capital preferred bidder status for the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB).

  • Judicial review sought over sale of GIB

    01 March 2017

    A firm vying to acquire the UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has launched a legal challenge in the High Court over the government's decision to award Australian bank Macquarie Capital preferred bidder status.

  • GIB's offshore wind fund passes £1bn in AUM with final investment

    13 January 2017

    The Green Investment Bank's (GIB) offshore wind fund made its final investment, acquiring a 44% stake in Lincs offshore wind farm for £429 million ($524.4 million), to take its assets under management (AUM) to £1.12 billion.

  • Sale of UK's GIB not yet 'a done deal'

    09 January 2017

    Press reports that the UK government has agreed to sell the Green Investment Bank (GIB) to Australian bank Macquarie may be premature, a source close to the negotiations has told Environmental Finance.

  • GIB to make first offshore wind exit

    21 December 2016

    The UK's Green Investment Bank is expected to announce its first exit of an offshore wind project in coming days.

  • UK's GIB reaches third close on offshore wind fund

    16 November 2016

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has reached a third close on its offshore wind fund, meaning that it has nearly hit its £1 billion (1.25 billion) target, Environmental Finance has learned.