As a manager for pension schemes and insurance companies, our commitment to infrastructure stems from aligning the needs of our investors for long-term investment with the needs of infrastructure projects for sustainable finance.
Whatever your financing needs, we can help provide a solution. From debt finance for transactions in renewable energy, social infrastructure, transport, utilities and energy transmission to a range of financing solutions for borrowers that are flexible, ranging from investment grade to sub-investment grade, either fixed, floating or index-linked, in sterling, euros or Canadian dollars we can help.
Listening and responding to the needs of our clients and partners, particularly those with complex and extensive financing requirements, is key.
Our infrastructure debt team based in London, Norwich, Paris and Toronto has 25 investment professionals sourcing investments, transacting deals and managing assets across Europe and Canada. Around £5.5 billion of infrastructure debt assets are deployed. The team has deep, relevant experience, having provided infrastructure and project finance since 1998.
What we offer*
|Currency ||Sterling, Euro or CAD |
|Format ||Fixed, floating or index-linked. Loan, notes or bond format. |
|Target ticket size ||£/€/$ 30-250m+ |
|Duration (WAL) ||5-50 years |
|Rating requirement ||Preferred investment grade, with sub-investment grade allocation |
|Geographical constraints ||UK/EEA/Canada |
*Based on mandates as at January 2018; opportunities will be considered on a case-by-case basis, as appropriate. Source: Aviva Investors
To ensure that we can provide you with our best loan terms, we will need as much information about the nature of the asset or portfolio that you can provide.
Even if you cannot provide it all in the first instance, we will still aim to provide an indication of appetite. We are always happy to discuss applications over the telephone, to give you a feel for what we can offer.
For new business, do get in touch.
Tel: 020 7809 6065
Underwriting your application
As soon as we have the information we need, we will review the details and put together our outline terms, making sure it matches your needs as closely as we can. We have a flexible investment committee, and we aim to get formal decisions made quickly.
You can find out more about how our process works here.
Infrastructure debt news and updates
Aviva Investors provides financing towards acquisition of Hornsea One Windfarm offshore transmission assets
15 Mar 2021
(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has announced it has provided financing to Diamond Transmission Partners for the purchase of offshore transmission operator (“OFTO”) assets at Hornsea One, the world’s biggest offshore wind farm.
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.
Aviva Investors recognised at IJGlobal Awards
14 Aug 2019
Aviva investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has been recognised as ‘Alternative Lender of the Year’ at this year’s IJGlobal Awards for Europe and Africa, which recognise excellence and innovation in the international infrastructure and energy sectors.
Aviva Investors commits to the €1.45 billion beacon rail refinancing
17 Jul 2019
Aviva investors has reached financial close on Beacon Rail’s EUR 1.45bln debt raise to refinance existing facilities and provide expansion funding to support the continued growth of their business.
Aviva Investors launches Sustainable Income and Growth Fund
10 Jul 2019
(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management arm of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), today launches a multi-asset fund to help deliver long-term sustainable income for people planning their retirement.
Aviva Investors bolsters central London Team
2 Jul 2019
(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has bolstered its Real Estate Central London Offices team with the appointments of Leo Shapland as Head of Central London Offices Asset Management and Ed Atterwill as Director, Asset Management.
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 adds manager to Global Equity Endurance
14 May 2019
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), today announces the addition of Stephanie Niven as a named manager to the Global Equity Endurance Fund. She will work alongside Giles Parkinson, who has been manager of the fund since its launch in November 2016.
Aviva Investors expects monetary policy pause to refresh appetite for risk assets
3 Apr 2019
Aviva Investors, the global asset management arm of Aviva plc (‘Aviva), believes the reset in monetary policy signalled by central banks should help extend the economic cycle and support risk assets.
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.
Harnessing private investment in infrastructure
1 Dec 2017
John Dewey Head of Investment Strategy and Darryl Murphy, Head of Infrastructure, discuss opportunities in investing in infrastructure across the globe today.
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.
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