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2019

ACS Group, through Iridium, enters into an agreement for the sale of 74% of its shareholdings in six shadow toll concessions in Spain

26th November 2019

Iridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras, S.A. (Iridium), a wholly-owned company of ACS Group (Actividades de Construcción y Servicios, S.A.), and Hermes Infrastructure (Hermes) have entered into an agreement for the sale …

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2019

New Head of Hermes Infrastructure appointed

13th November 2019

Hermes GPE LLP today announced that Hamish de Run has been appointed as Head of Infrastructure. Hamish is a highly experienced and successful investment professional, with a long track record …

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2019

Interview with Emma Howell: You can’t manage what you can’t measure

1st November 2019

In October 2019, Emma Howell was interviewed by PEI Media discussing sustainable investing and the critical importance of transparent ESG reporting. This was published in the Infrastructure Investor: Sustainable Investing …

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2019

Infrastructure Industry Foundation – FIGHTBACC

11th October 2019

On 9 October 2019, Hermes Infrastructure joined a number of industry participants to support FIGHTBACC, the inaugural Infrastructure Industry Foundation (“IIF”) fundraising event at the Science Museum in London. IFF …

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2019

Green Speed: A project to combine Eurostar and Thalys has been presented to the boards of their shareholders to meet the demand for sustainable travel in Europe

27th September 2019

The management of SNCF, SNCB  and Patina Rail LLP* (a consortium comprising Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Hermes Infrastructure) have today presented the Green Speed project …

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2019

Hermes Infrastructure to invest in 813MW portfolio of Swedish onshore wind farms

24th September 2019

Hermes Infrastructure[1] has announced that on behalf of Hermes Infrastructure Fund II LP (HIF II), it will invest in an 813 megawatt (MW) portfolio of five Swedish onshore wind farms …

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2019

Hermes Infrastructure Fund I ranked 2nd by GRESB in its 2019 Infrastructure Assessment

18th September 2019

We are pleased to report HIF I* ranked 2nd out of 20 participating European Diversified Funds in the 2019 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment. As in previous years, the Fund and the …

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2019

Interview with Peter Hofbauer: Infrastructure as a service

1st September 2019

In July 2019, Peter Hofbauer was interviewed by PEI Media discussing infrastructure as a service. This was published in the Infrastructure Investor: The Decade (September edition). Austerity, digitisation and shifting …

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2019

Infrastructure investors’ legitimacy challenge

19th February 2019

In February 2019, Peter Hofbauer was interviewed by PEI Media. Peter shares thoughts on the opportunities for Infrastructure as a private market asset class, challenges facing the industry and how …

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2018

Infrastructure has a social purpose

29th November 2018

In November 2018, Peter Hofbauer, Head of Hermes Infrastructure, was interviewed by PEI Media. Peter talks through Hermes’ approach to sustainability, the benefits it provides investors and why the asset …

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2018

Scandlines

31st August 2018

In June 2018, Hermes Infrastructure and First State Investments completed the acquisition of a 65% equity interest in Scandlines from 3i Group and funds managed by 3i; and 3i Group …

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2018

Quadgas Investments enters agreement to acquire remaining 25% interest in Cadent Gas

1st May 2018

LONDON, 1 May 2018. Quadgas Investments BidCo Limited (‘Quadgas’), a consortium of long-term infrastructure investors, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to potentially acquire the remaining …

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2018

Pension Age Awards 2018

29th March 2018

The Infrastructure Manager of the Year Award went to Hermes Investment Management. Receiving the award was Mark Miller, Hermes Investment Management (centre). Presenting the award were Matleena Lilja, Pensions Age(left) …

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2017

Rising to the interest rate challenge

23rd November 2017

For some time, investors have been aware that interest rates are at an all-time low. With the Bank of England raising interest rates for the first time in a decade, …

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2017

The low carbon opportunity – and the risks of missing out

1st November 2017

Hermes Investment Management, the £30.8 billion manager1, has today published the white paper, The low carbon opportunity – and the risks of missing out, which looks at how since the Paris …

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2017

Hermes calls for enhanced corporate governance regime for private infrastructure assets

13th February 2017

Hermes Investment Management (Hermes), the £28.6 billion manager focused on delivering superior, sustainable, risk adjusted returns to its clients – responsibly, is calling for an enhanced corporate governance code for …

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2017

Governance of public service infrastructure

1st January 2017

In 2017, we shared our thoughts on the governance of privately owned infrastructure businesses and why improvements could be made to ensure greater stakeholder alignment. Peter Hofbauer, Head of Hermes …

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Pre 2017

Sustainable infrastructure investment – long-term investing with a social purpose and a responsible focus

23rd November 2016

Peter Hofbauer, Head of Infrastructure at Hermes Investment Management, discusses infrastructure’s role as a sustainable asset class, highlighting how responsible investment considerations play an integral part of infrastructure investment decision …

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