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Aviva Investors completes financing of new intercity trains for west coast partnership rail franchise
9 Dec 2019
(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), today announced it will provide over £200 million of debt-financing, on behalf of Aviva UK Life and other third-party clients, towards a fleet of new rolling stock for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise, which will operate under the new ‘Avanti West Coast’ rail service, on one of the UK’s busiest rail lines.
Aviva Investors completes Spanish fibre-to-the-home investment
3 Dec 2019
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has reached financial close on a deal which will see it provide financing for the acquisition of a fibre-to-the-home network, expected to become the first independent wholesale bitstream operator in Spain.
Aviva Investors refinances police investigation centres
28 Nov 2019
(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), today announced it has provided an £85 million senior fixed-rate term-loan facility, refinancing six operational police investigation centres (“PICs”) across Norfolk and Suffolk, on behalf of the annuity business of Aviva UK Life.
Aviva Investors provides financing for new east midlands railway trains
22 Aug 2019
(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), today announced it has provided senior debt financing in the recently-closed £400 million deal towards a new fleet of trains for Abellio UK’s newly-renamed East Midlands Railway franchise. Aviva Investors was the largest funder within the group of investors.
London office market tops future growth prospects in Europe
26 Jun 2019
UK capital forecast to attract global talent and capital, boosting long-term demand for office space, according to Aviva Investors research.
Aviva Investors team wins Award for European and African Alternative Lending
1 Apr 2019
Aviva Investors Infrastructure Debt team wins the Award for European and African Alternative Lender at the IJGlobal Awards 2018.
Aviva Investors participation in Rotterdam World Gateway financing
14 May 2018
(London) – Aviva Investors announces that it has participated in the refinancing of the Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) container terminal in the Port of Rotterdam, Netherlands. The debt will be fixed rate and matures in 2036, just ahead of concession maturity in the same year.
Aviva Investors provides senior debt for new Bombardier trains
1 Jun 2017
Financial close has been reached on the £1 billion financing of new Bombardier trains for the new South Western franchise operators FirstGroup and MTR.
Aviva Investors recognised at the Partnership Awards
1 May 2017
Aviva Investors Infrastructure Debt Team wins the Silver Award for Debt Provider of the Year at the prestigious Partnership Awards.
Aviva Investors completes a £187 million loan to Bluefield Solar Income Fund Limited
1 Oct 2016
Aviva Investors has completed a £187 long-term debt facility to Bluefield Solar Income Fund Limited in two tranches. The first is a £125 million fixed-rate long-term facility and second is £62 million index-linked long-term facility. Both are fully amortising over 18 years.
Aviva Investors completes £35 million loan to Arlington Investors for student accommodation in Leeds
1 Aug 2016
Aviva Investors has completed a £35 million loan to Arlington Investors (Arlington) for the acquisition of a cluster of student accommodation assets from Rockspring.
Aviva Investors makes senior Infrastructure hire
1 Feb 2016
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has appointed Sean McLachlan as Senior Director in its Infrastructure Team. He is based in London and reports to Ian Berry, Head of Infrastructure.
Aviva Investors invests in Westermost Rough offshore wind transmission owner project
1 Feb 2016
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc has reached financial close on the £183m Westermost Rough offshore wind transmission owner (OFTO) project.
Aviva Investors commits to Shere Group refinancing
1 Feb 2016
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc has committed to invest in the Shere Group refinancing alongside Rabobank.
Aviva Investors provides £200m debt finance to Govia Thameslink Railway for a new train fleet
1 Feb 2016
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has struck a deal worth over £200m to finance its replacement suburban train fleet on the Great Northern route, which is the first for new rolling stock company Rock Rail, with equity provided by SL Capital (part of Standard Life Investments) and debt from Aviva Investors.