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  • GCP to subscribe for 140m in loan notes after Macquarie green bank buy

    Friday 18 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - GCP on Friday said it would be subscribing for 140m in loan notes as part of Macquarie Group's completed takeover of the Green Investment Bank from the UK government.

  • TRIG powers to strong half-year profits

    Friday 18 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) said interim pre-tax profits powered to 31.3m from 19.2m despite lower wholesale energy price forecasts.

  • Riverstone Energy to use Rock cash for buyback

    Tuesday 15 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Riverstone Energy Limited (RSE) has received the balance of $14m from the sale of its interests in Rock Oil last October, which had been held in escrow.

  • Renewables Infrastructure Group acquires Broxburn Energy Storage

    Monday 14 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Renewable Infrastructure Group (TRIG) announced Monday that it had completed the acquisition of a 100% interest in the battery energy storage project, Broxburn currently under construction in West Lothian, Scotland.

  • RIT Capital cuts back on equity risk but eyes technology

    Monday 14 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Investment company RIT Capital Partners reported a net asset value total return of 4.0% for the first half of the year, cautioning that managers have only a moderate exposure to equities as they "do not believe this is an appropriate time to add to risk".

  • Greencoat UK adds 90MW with two wind farm acquisitions

    Monday 14 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Greencoat UK Wind has agreed to acquire the North Hoyle and Slieve Divena wind farms from institutional investors for close to 105m.

  • Civitas acquires 22.9m property portfolio

    Friday 11 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Civitas Social Housing announced Friday it had finalised the purchase of a regulated social housing portfolio across south west England for 22.9m.

  • VinaCapital takes major stake in mobile phone distributor

    Friday 11 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - VinaCapital, the manager of the VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, announced on Friday that its flagship fund has become a "significant investor" in FPT Digital Retail, a leading mobile phone distributor in Vietnam.

  • Tritax Big Box profits exceeds expectations

    Thursday 10 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Tritax Big Box, the UK's only real estate investment trust dedicated to large big box logistics warehouses, posted an increased pre-tax profit of 80.53m, up 49.9% over the same time last year.

  • Riverstone NAV falls amid weaker oil sentiment

    Wednesday 09 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Energy asset investment company Riverstone Energy reported a 1.8% decline in its net asset value during the first half, it said on Wednesday, to $19.74 per share when compared to 31 December last year.

  • VinaCapital becomes major investor in Tasco JSC

    Friday 04 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - VinaCapital announced on Friday that its flagship fund, VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, had become a significant investor in Tasco JSC, which it described as a "leading toll road operator" and real estate development company in northern Vietnam, via a private placement.

  • Kennedy Wilson makes progress with portfolio as net profit falls

    Friday 04 Aug 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate saw its net operating income rise slightly in its first half, it reported on Friday, by 1.3% to 79.7m, although its net profit after tax fell 30.2% to 54.9m.

  • Greencoat breaks wind generation budget in first half

    Thursday 27 Jul 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Renewable infrastructure fund Greencoat UK Wind reported total generation of 626.6GWh from its investments in the first half of the year on Thursday, which it claimed was 2% above budget.

  • Alliance Trust makes 'encouraging start' to year

    Thursday 27 Jul 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Alliance Trust described its first half as an "encouraging start" to the year on Thursday, with its share price rising to 700p from 638p over the six months to 30 June, and its net asset value per share improving to 742.2p from 667.5p.

  • HICL consortium wins bid for Liverpool's Burbo Bank windfarm

    Wednesday 26 Jul 2017

    (ShareCast News) - HICL Infrastructure Company is part of a consortium that has won the tender from electricity regulator Ofgem to own and operate the offshore transmission link to the Burbo Bank Extension windfarm in Liverpool Bay.

  • 3i Group makes 'busy' start to financial year

    Wednesday 26 Jul 2017

    (ShareCast News) - It was a busy start to the year for 3i Group, it reported on Wednesday, with a net asset value per share of 628p and total return of 4.1% as at 30 June.

  • HICL Infrastructure reaffirms dividend guidance

    Monday 24 Jul 2017

    (ShareCast News) - HICL Infrastructure Company reaffirmed its dividend guidance of 7.85p per ordinary share for the current financial year on Monday, as it updated the market on its year-to-date from 1 April to 21 July.

  • Tritax buys former Dartford power station site for 65m

    Monday 24 Jul 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Real estate investment trust Tritax Big Box said on Monday that it had bought the freehold of the former Littlebrook Power Station site at Dartford, London for 65m.

  • GCP Infrastructure ups placing target after significant oversubscription

    Friday 14 Jul 2017

    (ShareCast News) - GCP Infrastructure said its placing was "significantly oversubscribed" on Friday, having initially announced plans to raise 50m at a price of 124p per share on 10 July.

  • Riverstone portfolio firm makes 'significant' offshore Mexico discovery

    Wednesday 12 Jul 2017

    (ShareCast News) - One of Riverstone Energy's portfolio companies, Sierra Oil & Gas, said it had discovered "significant quantities" of oil in its primary target formation at the Zama 1 well on Wednesday.

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