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Downing LLP closes its first dedicated institutional fund for infrastructure projects

20 December 2018

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Investment manager Downing LLP is pleased to announce the close of a dedicated £125 million infrastructure fund focusing on the flexible generation sector in the UK.

The increase in deployment of renewable energy has created a new class of flexible generation assets of which gas peakers play a significant role and is where the fund will focus its investment activities.

Downing’s energy team have made over 100 energy investments to date across a range of sectors including: solar, reserve power, battery storage, wind and biomass.

Shane Swords, Head of Institutional Fundraising at Downing LLP, said:

“This is a significant step forward in our institutional product development. We have a strong pipeline of opportunities and are extremely pleased at the level of interest from such investors.

Tom Williams, Partner Energy and Infrastructure, said:

Downing’s significant origination, execution and structuring capabilities in this space clearly resonate with investors. We’re delighted to reach close on this.”  

Downing LLP was advised by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (legal) on the transaction.

 

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NOTES TO EDITORS

About Downing LLP

Downing LLP is an FCA authorised and regulated investment manager with over 30 years of experience and has raised funds from 35,000 investors. It currently has over £1 billion funds under management.

This article is for information purposes, should not be regarded as investment or taxation advice and no reliance should be placed upon it. Any personal opinions expressed are subject to change and should not be interpreted as advice or a recommendation. Downing LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm Registration No. 545025). Registered in England No. OC341575. Registered Office: 6th Floor, St Magnus House, ​3 Lower Thames Street, ​London, EC3R 6HD

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