InfraRed Capital Partners sells interest in Iqaluit International Airport project
InfraRed Capital Partners (“InfraRed”) has completed the sale of a majority interest in Arctic Infrastructure Limited Partnership to Concert Infrastructure Fund (“Concert Infrastructure”).
Arctic Infrastructure Limited Partnership is the entity responsible for the improvement, operation and maintenance of the Iqaluit International Airport in Nunavut. The Iqaluit Airport project is a 34-year concession for the design, construction and financing of the expansion and redevelopment of the existing Iqaluit International Airport in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, and the provision of operations and maintenance services for the Government of Nunavut.
The original CAD 290m capex project included the design and construction of a new air terminal building and combined services building, the repaving and expansion of the runway and the enhancement of roadways and lighting systems. The facility opened in December 2017 and has been a recipient of several awards including the CCPPP National Awards gold award for infrastructure in 2017. It was the first complete airport infrastructure project to be built as a P3 in North America
InfraRed has developed this strategically located asset over five years and delivered on its ambitious and transformative plan to regenerate, in artic conditions at times, a decades-old facility which became operational in December 2017.
InfraRed Capital Partners is a leading global investment manager focused on infrastructure and real estate. It operates worldwide from offices in London, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul and Sydney. With around 150 professionals it manages US$12bn of equity capital in multiple private and listed funds, primarily for institutional investors across the globe.
Since its inception, InfraRed has launched 18 funds, including two companies listed on the London Stock Exchange: HICL Infrastructure PLC (“HICL”) and The Renewables Infrastructure Group (“TRIG”), both of which are members of the FTSE 250. To date, InfraRed has realised six funds, demonstrating its ability to create real value for its stakeholders.
InfraRed has been investing in the Infrastructure market for over 20 years and is one of world's largest managers of social and transportation infrastructure projects. InfraRed has evolved its business from principally managing PPP projects at its inception to a diversified and international investment business, with over 80 infrastructure investment professionals, managing over 200 investments in PPP projects, renewable energy, regulated and economic infrastructure businesses.
InfraRed implements best-in-class practices to underpin asset management and investment decisions, promotes ethical behaviour and has established community engagement initiatives to support good causes in the wider community. InfraRed is a signatory of the Principles of Responsible Investment and its infrastructure business has been awarded the highest rating.
Further details can be found on InfraRed’s website, www.ircp.com.