• Tuesday 15th of December 2020

Building a fibre platform in the Czech Republic

CEBF announces its first investment in Czech Republic

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  • Monday 14th of December 2020

G.Network to invest over £1bn in London broadband rollout following successful fundraise from USS and Cube

Cube has invested in G.Network over the past two years extending its network to cover over 150,000 premises in central London and will remain as co-controlling shareholder alongside USS jointly to develop further G.Network.

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  • Wednesday 9th of December 2020

Cube completes the sale of its 50% stake in French fiber operator Covage

Cube Infrastructure Managers announces today the completion of the sale of its 50% stake in Covage to SFR FTTH Network, a company owned by Altice, OMERS, Allianz Capital Partners and AXA Investment Managers-Real Assets on behalf of its clients.

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  • Thursday 3rd of December 2020

Cube Infrastructure Fund completes the sale of its 49% stake in Netinera

Cube Infrastructure Managers announces the completion of Cube Infrastructure Fund’s sale of its 49% stake in Netinera to its coshareholder Trenitalia, which becomes sole shareholder of the Company.

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  • Thursday 12th of November 2020

Connecting Europe Broadband Fund and Rodin Group - Announcement of a high-quality fiber-to-the-home €43 million investment

Connecting Europe Broadband Fund (CEBF) will invest in Rodin Group to enable the deployment of a high-quality fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), open-access network for residential and business users in the less dense areas of the Province of Groningen.

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  • Tuesday 29th of September 2020

CEBF - Announcement of three new European investments

Connecting Europe Broadband Fund is pleased to announce three new investments in Spain, Italy and Czech Republic.

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  • Thursday 17th of September 2020

Sigfox and Cube Infrastructure Managers announce major partnership in IoT infrastructure

Cube Infrastructure Fund II acquires Heliot Europe and Sigfox Germany, with the target to create the leading Internet of Things infrastructure network operator and exclusive Sigfox Operator in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

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  • Thursday 3rd of September 2020

CEBF signs its maiden investment in Italy, in partnership with Unidata

Connecting Europe Broadband Fund announces FTTH OAN Project investment in Lazio region in Italy

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  • Wednesday 1st of July 2020

Engenie to re-name to "OSPREY"

Engenie, one of the UK’s largest rapid electric vehicle charging networks has begun the internal process of re-naming to ‘Osprey’ as it gears up for rapid expansion to meet the demand of a burgeoning EV mass market.

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  • Friday 1st of May 2020

Fibre is the fourth utility

Infrastructure Investor interviews Izzet Güney

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  • Friday 20th of December 2019

London’s first rapid electric vehicle charging hub powered by Engenie

Engenie, Cube Infrastructure Fund II’s EV charging infrastructure company in the UK, will develop London’s first rapid charging hub in partnership with Transport for London

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  • Monday 16th of December 2019

Saved by the mega-trends

Infrastructure investor's European fund manager roundtable

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  • Monday 25th of November 2019

Cube Infrastructure Fund to exit Covage

Cube Infrastructure Fund to exit fiber operator Covage after 8 years of outstanding growth

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  • Monday 16th of September 2019

Savac - the first operator of hydrogen buses in France

With a large fleet of clean buses and coaches (CNG and electric), Savac is actively pursuing its eco-mobility policy by now operating the first hydrogen buses in France.

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  • Tuesday 10th of September 2019

Cube Infrastructure Fund II partners with Varanger Kraft

Varanger Kraft and Cube’s partnership for the Raggovidda wind farm reaches closing.

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  • Thursday 11th of July 2019

Cube Infrastructure Fund II invests in Engenie

Launched in 2013 with the objective of developing a leading network of electro-mobility charging solutions across the public space in the UK, Engenie is today one of the UK’s fastest growing electric vehicle rapid charging networks.

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  • Friday 28th of June 2019

Cube Infrastructure Fund II reaches final close

Cube Infratsructure Managers are pleased to announce the final close of Cube Infrastructure Fund II at €1,043 million. The fund will continue the successfully investment strategy of our predecessor fund, Cube Infrastructure Fund, focusing on investments in essential and local infrastructure notably in sectors such as energy transition, fiber communication and public transport.

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  • Tuesday 4th of June 2019

DWS Fund to acquire Hansea, a leading Belgian public transport infrastructure operator, from Cube Infrastructure Fund and Gimv

Cube Infrastructure Fund and Gimv today announce the sale of Hansea to a fund managed by DWS (“DWS”), a global infrastructure manager. With the support of its investors, the company has focused on organic growth and an active buy & grow strategy since 2014.

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  • Wednesday 29th of May 2019

Connecting Europe Broadband Fund announces the RuNe Project investment in Slovenia

The RuNe Project in Slovenia will provide open-access network for residential, business and public administration in the rural areas of Slovenia with a target to cover over 240,000 locations.

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  • Monday 6th of May 2019

Bridging the digital divide, Infrastructure Investor interview

Henri Piganeau and Izzet Güney, of Cube Infrastructure Managers’ Connecting Europe Broadband Fund, highlight the opportunity presented by fibre optic roll-out in European rural areas

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  • Thursday 21st of February 2019

ESG in every detail of the investment cycle

Institutional Investing in Infrastructure interview with Aurélien Roelens

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  • Tuesday 29th of January 2019

Connecting Europe Broadband Fund announces its maiden investment - RuNe Project in Croatia

Connecting Europe Broadband Fund (“CEBF”) announced today that it has signed a transaction with Vahta d.o.o. (Slovenia) and 3T Cable d.o.o. (Croatia) to set up RuNe Group (Luxembourg)

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  • Friday 25th of January 2019

Netinera has been awarded lot 1 and lot 4 of the Elbe-spree network in Germany

Odeg, a subsidiary of Netinera, has been awarded the operation of the Elbe-Spree network - a key regional railway line in Germany.

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  • Monday 21st of January 2019

dst telecom successfully closes FttH financing

The financing, provided by HSH Nordbank, is the first broadband project financing in Portugal in low density population areas

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  • Thursday 8th of November 2018

Infrastructure – a long term service to the community.

Institutional Investing in Infrastructure interview with Renaud de Matharel

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  • Wednesday 31st of October 2018

G.Network closes new financing with Cube II

G.Network Communications Ltd (“G.Network”), Albion Capital LLP (“Albion”) and Cube Infrastructure Managers (“Cube IM”) are pleased to announce that G.Network and Albion have closed an agreement with Cube Infrastructure Fund II (“Cube II”), whereby Cube II is providing an initial GBP60 million of additional funding to G.Network.

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  • Wednesday 8th of August 2018

Cube and Antin announce completion of the Idex transaction.

Cube is very proud to announce the completion of the sale of Idex to Antin that took place on August 8, 2018.

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  • Thursday 26th of July 2018

Cube acquires Groupe Lacroix

Cube acquires Groupe Lacroix, the leading privately owned public transport bus operator in the greater Paris region.

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  • Wednesday 27th of June 2018

Connecting Europe Broadband Fund holds its first close

The Connecting Europe Broadband Fund is a fund fully dedicated to broadband infrastructure managed by Cube Infrastructure Managers and launched by the European Commission, the European Investment Bank, the German KfW Bankengruppe, the Italian Cassa depositi e prestiti and France’s Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations.

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  • Tuesday 22nd of May 2018

Cube enters into exclusive negotiations with Antin to sell Idex

"We are delighted to have entered into exclusivity with Antin, who share the same vision for Idex and recognise the full growth potential of the Company. We believe that Idex will continue to flourish in the coming years thanks to the support of Antin and the leadership of its CEO and management team"

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  • Monday 9th of April 2018

Cube Infrastructure sells the Boreal group to Everbright Overseas Infrastructure Investment Fund

Cube Infrastructure Fund (“Cube”) has entered into an agreement with Everbright Overseas Infrastructure Investment Fund (“Everbright”), a fund sponsored and managed by Hong Kong listed cross-border asset management and investment company China Everbright Limited (“CEL”) (HKG:0165), to sell Boreal Holding AS (“Boreal”). The management team will remain with Boreal.

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  • Monday 26th of March 2018

dst group and Cube‘s partnership in telecommunications infrastructure reaches closing.

Through this partnership, dst group's telecommunications business unit (“dst telecomunicações”, the “company”) reinforce its capital structure and will be in a position to cover 500,000 houses by the beginning of 2020, including 30 additional municipalities

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  • Thursday 15th of March 2018

Covage financing of Hérault fiber network

Covage announces one of France’s largest project financings for FTTH deployment, involving a €183 million non-recourse senior loan

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  • Monday 5th of February 2018

Covage signs the Hérault Fiber-to-the-Home concession (Inframation News)

The development of the project includes investment over €350 million to finance the deployment of fiber to 255,000 households and businesses in the next five years.

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  • Monday 5th of February 2018

Covage is chosen to deploy optical fibre broadband to all Hérault Department inhabitants by 2022

The infrastructure operator Covage has today signed a public service concession contract for deployment and marketing of optical fibre broadband in the Hérault areas not covered by private superfast broadband operators. This partnership is the result of two years of studies and negotiations conducted by the Hérault Department to find an optimal solution to the challenges of a genuine public service. An initiative welcomed by Antoine Darodes, Director of the Digital Agency, present at the signing. Hérault

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  • Thursday 1st of February 2018

Superfast broadband coverage across the entire Essonne department by 2020 is brought one step closer after a contract is signed with Covage

The signing of a concessionary public service O&M agreement on 1 February between Essonne Numérique and Covage, in partnership with Orange and the Caisse des Dépôts, in the presence of Julien Denormandie, Secretary of State to the Minister of Territorial Cohesion, Valérie Pécresse, President of the Ile-de-France Regional Council, and François Durovray, President of the Essonne Departmental Council, reflects the sheer scale of this ambitious project and the expected benefits for both the department and region.

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  • Thursday 21st of December 2017

Acquisition Mekka Traffic

Cube partners with the management of Mekka Traffic AB / Bergkvarabuss AB and acquires 60% of the company

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  • Friday 15th of December 2017

Acquisition dst telecomunicacoes

dst group and Cube partner in telecommunications infrastructure, the partnership will further enhance dst’s strong willingness to continue the investment program in Portugal with the target to increase the house coverage by 50%, and it will also provide opportunities for international expansion.

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  • Wednesday 8th of November 2017

Fibre optique: Covage se dit prêt à investir davantage / Fiber Optic: Covage is ready to invest more

The French regulator of telecoms, Arcep, advocates for a re-distribution between telecom operators of the broadband internet coverage of cities and semi-dense territories. Covage believes it has a role to play.

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  • Monday 30th of October 2017

ESG et Infrastructure : l’heure des choix / ESG and Infrastructure : time for choices (Magazine des Affaires, special report ESG)

Les investisseurs ne peuvent plus agir sans tenir compte des enjeux Environnementaux, Sociaux et de Gouvernance (ESG). Les acteurs de la finance sont de plus en plus nombreux à embrasser et partager cette assertion et nous ne pouvons que nous réjouir de ce constat. Ainsi en l’espace de quelques années les pratiques d’investissement responsable se sont incontestablement propagées et se sont manifestées par de multiples et parfois nouvelles expressions. La vitesse à laquelle l’investissement responsable s’est diffusé et a modifié les pratiques ces dernières années est saisissante.

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  • Tuesday 3rd of October 2017

El posible efecto domino del arbitraje de las renovables / The possible domino effect of the renewable energy arbitrations (ABC – Suplemento Empresa)

At present, 32 arbitrations have been filed by foreign investors against Spain in different international organizations. The most recent arbitration resolved in ICSID was favorable to the applicant and the court sentenced Spain last May to a fine of 128 million euros, plus interest, for the damages that the cut of premiums caused to three solar plants of the investment fund Eiser Infrastructure. Spain may have to face compensation that would add up to $ 7 billion if the coming arbitration cases follow this path.

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  • Thursday 21st of September 2017

Bouygues Telecom seals its upcoming arrival on the Public Initiative Networks of Covage

Paris, 21 September 2017 - Bouygues Telecom and Covage announce the signing of a framework agreement enabling Bouygues Telecom to provide its offerings on the Public Initiative Networks (PIN) managed by Covage.

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  • Monday 15th of May 2017

Covage revenues reach € 75 million in 2016 and the company records strong growth in the PIN market

The high-speed broadband infrastructure operator announces significantly positive results for 2016. The Tutor acquisition enables Covage to become the independent and neutral national leader in Public Initiative Networks (PIN), providing fiber services to 1.6 million homes and businesses.

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  • Wednesday 10th of May 2017

Digital Infrastructure : Connecting the continent

Amid a burgeoning need for faster digital infrastructure across Europe, Cube Infrastructure managing partner Henri Piganeau talks about how the sector fits into its strategy and sheds light on the €500m fund it is managing for the EIB and the European Commission

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  • Saturday 1st of April 2017

Infrastructure investing is more than holding dry assets

Extrait de la revue Hommes et Commerce n° 377 mars-avril 2017

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  • Wednesday 29th of March 2017

Cube Infrastructure Fund II acquires Umove A/S

Cube Infrastructure Fund II joins forces with the senior management team and acquires 85% of the company.

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  • Monday 27th of February 2017

Covage signs the acquisition of the Hauts-de-Seine network.

Covage signs the acquisition of the Hauts-de-Seine network.

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  • Thursday 19th of January 2017

Netinera successfully wins new tender in the Saar region, Germany

Netinera has successfully won, through its wholly owned subsidiary vlexx, a significant regional rail tender in Saar region. The contract will start in 2019, with a duration of 15 years. Cube's Management Team is very proud of Netinera's management's achievement in winning this contract.

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  • Monday 16th of January 2017

Covage acquires Tutor

On December 16, Covage closed the acquisition of Tutor, an independent French operator of neutral fiber optic network. Through this acquisition, Covage is positioning itself as the leading neutral fiber optic network operator in France, with a potential consolidated addressable market of ca. 1,085 000 homes and 120,000 business sites.

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  • Monday 12th of December 2016

Cube Infrastructure Managers has been selected as the approved applicant to manage the

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) announce today their plans to launch a fund for broadband infrastructure – the Connecting Europe Broadband Fund. This fund, which will lead to an investment platform combining private and public commitments. Cube Infrastructure Managers has been selected as the approved applicant to manage the Fund through a public procurement process carried out by the EIB over the summer of 2016. The operational launch of the Fund is expected to take place mid-2017.

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  • Monday 5th of December 2016

Covage closed financing for the Grand Lyon fiber concession.

Grand Lyon fiber concession : Set up of a 15-milllion euro financing.

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  • Wednesday 2nd of November 2016

ESG & Infrastructure - challenge and opportunity (article Magazine des affaires)

ESG & Infrastructure - challenge and opportunity. Thierry Franck de Préaumont, General Manager Idex, is giving his view on implementing and working on a daily basis with ESG.

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  • Monday 31st of October 2016

Idex receives

Idex has received the "Connect Award", thanks to its strategy with respect to digital transformation, smart metering and connected technologies.

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  • Friday 23rd of September 2016

Covage providing fiber to

Covage will deploy fibe optic to the "Lille métropole". The adressable market includes 32,000 business sites and close to 2,000 public administration sites.

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  • Wednesday 14th of September 2016

Cube Infrastructure Fund II first closing

Cube Infrastructure Managers is pleased to announce the first closing, on September 13, 2016 of Cube Infrastructure Fund II, securing a total of € 358.5 million in capital commitments. The European Investment Bank is contributing €100 million to Cube II under the Juncker Plan to support the Fund Manager’s “Buy-Grow-&-Hold” investment strategy, citing the team’s high Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) standards as being one of the attributes that first brought the opportunity to their notice.

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  • Thursday 21st of July 2016

Covage acquires Tutor

Covage has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement on July 19, 2016 to acquire Tutor, an independent French operator of neutral fiber optic network. Through this acquisition, Covage is positioning itself as the leading neutral fiber optic network operator in France, with a potential consolidated addressable market of ca. 1,085 000 homes and 120,000 business sites.

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  • Wednesday 4th of May 2016

Infrastructure Roundtable - Magazine des Affaires

"The organization and the financial contribution to the fiber deployment in France is unique" (Renaud de Matharel, CEO & Managing Partner, Cube Infrastructure Managers)

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  • Tuesday 26th of April 2016

Cube Infrastructure Fund - strong development in its Public Transport platform

In 2015, Cube Infrastructure’s Public Transport Platform (Germany, Belgium, and Norway) posted € 979 million of Revenues and € 146 million of EBITDA*. This represents a 24% increase in revenues and 37% increase in EBITDA* compared to 2014. Since acquisitions the increase was respectively 41% and 54%.

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  • Wednesday 6th of January 2016

Cube Infrastructure Managers successfully closes its Management Buy Out

On December 22, 2015, the management team of Cube Infrastructure Managers acquired from Natixis Global Asset Management all the outstanding shares it owned in Cube IM. As a result of this management buy-out, the management team now owns 100% of Cube IM.

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  • Friday 28th of August 2015

AltAssets - Interview with Renaud de Matharel

AltAssets - Interview with Renaud de Matharel

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  • Thursday 19th of February 2015

Covage Launch of the Seine et Marne Contract

Covage was awarded the public initiative network concession "Seine-et-Marne" in 2014. Covage will be responsible for building a backhaul, connecting homes (adressable market 320,000 homes) and operating the entire nework for the next 25 years. This constitutes a major landmark achievement for Covage, the Seine-et-Marne network being the largets ever attributed in France.

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  • Wednesday 24th of September 2014

Cube Infrastructure Fund sells its share in IslaLink

After seven years of continuous growth and development of the company, we made the decision with the founders of IslaLink to let the company open a new chapter to support its development. We are extremely pleased with the headway achieved by IslaLink with the support of Cube during those years and we are confident that under EQT control, IslaLink will continue its growth for the satisfaction of its clients.

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  • Monday 5th of September 2011

Acquisition of Idex

Cube Infrastructure has acquired French energy and environmental services company Idex from European private equity firm IK Investment Partners (IK). Idex is based near Paris and is described by IK as “France’s largest independent energy and environmental services company”,

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  • Thursday 14th of July 2011

Acquisition of RPI

Cube’s purchase of Renewable Power International (RPI), brings with it 10 mini-hydropower plants in Spain and seven in Portugal with a combined installed capacity of 85 megawatts. Cube’s partners in the acquisition were independent fund manager Demeter Partners, the members of RPI’s management team, and two family offices in Spain: Minicentrales, which specialises in renewables; and Ovec, a company active in real estate and renewables.

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  • Wednesday 22nd of June 2011

Acquisition of RPI

RPI is an independent power producer with more than 25 years experience in renewableenergies with special know-how in small hydro project development and operation in the Iberian market. With its new shareholders led by Cube Infrastructure Fund, RPI has the necessary funding to realize its development strategy focused on the Iberian market and developing renewable energy projects.

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  • Wednesday 18th of May 2011

Acquisition of Covage

Cube Infrastructure Fund has acquired a 50% stake in Covage from VINCI. Covage was founded in 2006 and has since established a 3,700-kilometre fibre optic network across France. It also operates a submarine cable between Corsica and mainland France. Covage’s customers include a variety of national, regional and international broadband and data service providers.

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  • Monday 16th of May 2011

Acquisition of Covage

“The Cube investment is an important step in Covage’s evolution as a growing operating company."

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  • Tuesday 25th of January 2011

Acquisition of NeoElectra

French infrastructure fund Cube Infrastructure has acquired the French division of Neolectra Group, an independent power producer with assets in France and Spain.

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  • Thursday 9th of December 2010

Acquisition of Netinera

French infrastructure fund Cube Infrastructure and Italian railway operator Ferrovie dello Stato have acquired Arriva Deutschland, Germany’s second-largest private regional transport operator, owned by Deutsche Bahn.

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  • Wednesday 8th of December 2010

Acquisition of Netinera (formerly Arriva Deutschland)

A consortium led by Ferrovie dello Stato in partnership with Cube Infrastructure has been selected to acquire the German business activities of the Arriva Group. Through this acquisition, the consortium led by Ferrovie dello Stato in partnership with Cube Infrastructure captures a relevant 5% market share with the objective to further develop the business on the buoyant German public transport market.

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  • Monday 1st of November 2010

Infrastructure Investor - Interview Renaud de Matharel

Infrastructure Investor - Interview Renaud de Matharel

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  • Friday 2nd of July 2010

Cube Infrastructure Fund Final Close

Following another fund-raising exercise closed on July 1, 2010, the Cube Infrastructure fund lifted total capital invested in the fund to €1.08 billion, in excess of its €1 billion initial target.

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