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With the acquisition of Australian battery energy storage developer Akaysha Energy, the firm intends to build out a 1GW portfolio of projects in the country’s National Electricity Market.
LGT offshoot Lightrock – which raised $900m for its debut impact fund from LGT and its private banking clients – has secured €75m from Thailand’s Gulf Energy as it turns to external LPs for the fundraise.
Mining in Australia
Under new leadership, Australian GPs and LPs are allocating more capital towards strategies and companies that could reduce the country’s carbon emissions.
American firms have been slow out of the gate, but major players are now making climate commitments. Buyouts asks can GPs can make credible plans to decarbonise their portfolios.
In the age of digital reliance, the environmental impact of data centers has come under scrutiny. Asset owners are now acknowledging their growing role in the decarbonisation journey, writes Stephanie Baxter.
The watered-down climate bill is nevertheless a more holistic attempt to foster the realities of the energy transition.
Measures in wide-ranging US economic reform should have three positive effects TPG's climate investing activity, says co-founder Jim Coulter.
Panorama of spring forest
STAFF II was preceded by the €50m INVL Baltic Forests Fund I, which generated 27% annual returns, according to a statement from the firm.
Breakthrough Energy Ventures, founded by Bill Gates in 2016, raised $1bn for its second fund and $1.1bn for its first.
The manager has announced first two such loans, and will offer pricing benefits to borrowers who achieve targets.

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