Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4 (MEIF4) was launched following the successful investment of its predecessor funds, MEIF1, MEIF2 and MEIF3 and to capitalise on a strong pipeline of opportunities in the European infrastructure market. MEIF4 had its final close in April 2013 with total commitments of €2.7 billion, ahead of its €1.5 to €2 billion target. MEIF4 is targeting core infrastructure investments that offer some or all of the following characteristics:
Investments made by MEIF4 to date:
Largest regulated gas transmission network operator in Germany
Regulated gas distribution network covering 80% of the Czech Republic
A leader in renewable energy, covering the acquisition, development and management of wind farms in Italy and France
Provision of terrestrial and satellite television and radio broadcasting services throughout the whole territory of the Slovak Republic.
An energy company involved in the generation, distribution and sale of power and gas with more than 650,000 customers in Spain and Portugal.
Owns and operates 28 hydropower plants in northern Italy.
Fourth largest integrated energy utility in Austria, serving the Styria area with electricity, gas and heat.
An independent transport system operator in the gas sector in Italy.