• Starmer's UK is 'back in the race to net zero'

    05 July 2024

    Sustainability-focused investors reacted positively to the landslide victory for Keir Starmer's Labour party in the UK's general election, amid claims that "the UK is back in the race to net zero".

  • UK Infrastructure Bank in first private sector transaction

    01 December 2021

    The UK Infrastructure Bank has committed to its first private sector transaction, a £250 million allocation to a new solar fund managed by NextEnergy Capital.

  • NextEnergy Capital reaches $280m at second close of solar fund

    13 January 2020
  • People moves: NN IP, NextEnergy, CDM, Ethos

    24 February 2017

    NN Investment Partners (IP) has recruited Adrie Heinsbroek to lead its newly created responsible investment team. Faryda Lindeman and Johan van der Lugt have also joined the team.

  • NESF raises £42m in share placement

    22 July 2016

    NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has raised £42.16 million ($55.16 million) in a share placement, despite headwinds from the Brexit vote.

  • The growing pains of UK yieldcos

    22 July 2016

    Weakening policy support and uncertainties caused by Brexit are among the challenges faced by the fledgling asset class. But it remains resilient, reports Peter Cripps

  • The four potential impacts of Brexit on UK yieldcos

    29 June 2016

    The UK's decision to abandon the EU will have four potential impacts on yieldcos, according to the head of one of the six vehicles listed in the country.

  • Bluefield postpones European yieldco IPO

    31 July 2015

    Bluefield Partners has postponed indefinitely the initial public offering (IPO) of its €200 million ($219 million) Europe-focused solar fund, blaming "unfavourable market conditions".

  • NextEnergy delays second yieldco IPO by 2 weeks amid Greece turmoil

    13 July 2015

    NextEnergy Capital has delayed by two weeks its plans to float its second yieldco, partly because investor sentiment was hit by the crisis talks about whether Greece will exit the eurozone.

  • NextEnergy to float second solar energy yieldco

    04 June 2015

    NextEnergy Capital, a specialist UK merchant bank, is to float it second yieldco, which will invest in utility-scale solar energy assets in the EU (ex-UK).