"Swiss Life Funds (LUX) ESG Global Infrastructure Opportunities Growth II” will provide institutional investors with high-quality and diversified value-add infrastructure investment opportunities. Focus of the fund will be on unlisted opportunities in Europe and North America, in sectors including digitalisation, decarbonisation and urban mobility
Swiss Life Asset Managers has launched “Swiss Life Funds (LUX) ESG Global Infrastructure Opportunities Growth II” (“GIO Growth II”), its second fund in the value-add strategy, within its growing Infrastructure Equity platform. The fund succeeds the successful in augural Value-Add fund and will focus on high-quality, diversified infrastructure investments which provide considerable potential for value creation and significant growth.
Within the global OECD mandate, the focus will remain on unlisted opportunities in Europe and North America and origination will focus on key global investment trends within the Value-Add sector, including digitalisation, decarbonisation, supply chain disruption and logistics, and new mobility. This innovative way of navigating the Value-Add market will offer investors exciting new opportunities to invest capital.
The fund is open to qualified investors and provides a strong alignment of interest between clients and Swiss Life Asset Managers, as Swiss Life invests in the fund as well. Building on the strong track record the platform’s first Value-Add fund which closed on total commitments of EUR 792 million, GIO Growth II targets a fund size of EUR 1.0 billion, Gianfranco Saladino, Head Value-Add Infrastructure at Swiss Life Asset Managers, states, “We are delighted to have launched the next new fund in our value-add strategy this year. We continue to see a variety of great investment opportunities in the value-add space, bene fitting from extremely strong sector tailwinds, and we are excited to approach our origination in terms of a thematic deal sourcing perspective”.
The fund will be classified as an Art. 8 fund under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR). In line with the commitment to responsible investment, Swiss Life Asset Managers has integrated ESG considerations into all investment processes in real assets. Swiss Life Asset Managers is a member of GIIA (Global Infrastructure Investors Association), GRESB and is a signatory of the UNPRI.
About Swiss Life Asset Managers Infrastructure Equity
Established in 2011, the Swiss Life Asset Managers Infrastructure Equity platform manages over EUR 9.9 billion in AUM for its clients and investment partners. The team consists of more than 50 investment specialists with an average of over 20 years industry experience across the senior level members. The platform has made over 70 infra structure investments, across 12 solutions, in both direct and indirect opportunities across the Energy, Communi cations, Transportation, Regulated Utilities, Social Infrastructure and Renewable Energy sectors. Swiss Life Asset Managers is a reliable and experienced partner for portfolio companies, investors and strategic buyers to create long term impact for our clients, for the society and for next generations.
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