DIF is a leading independent fund management company

We offer investors access to high-quality infrastructure assets through specialist investment funds

FUNDS RAISED

5

COMMITTED CAPITAL

€ 3.7bn

ASSETS

170projects

OFFICES

8

PROFESSIONALS

70

PROJECT VALUE

€ 20bn

* DIF in numbers, see our Funds for a more in depth view.

About us

DIF is a leading independent fund management company with ca. € 3.7 billion of funds raised. Through five investment funds, DIF invests in high-quality infrastructure assets that generate long-term, stable cash-flows, including Public Private Partnership projects (PPP/PFI/P3), renewable energy projects and other core infrastructure projects in Europe, North America and Australia.

In September 2015, DIF closed the fund raising for  its latest fund, DIF Infrastructure IV, raising € 1.15 billion, beating its target of € 1 billion. DIF Infrastructure IV is now being invested. DIF has a team of ca. 70 professionals located across its offices in Amsterdam (Schiphol), Paris, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Luxembourg, Toronto and Sydney, providing it with access to the growing number of investment opportunities across Europe, North America and Australia. By being located in or close to its target markets, DIF can originate and manage investments efficiently. DIF has invested in more than 170 infrastructure projects, with a total asset value of more than € 20 billion.

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News

DIF announces the sale of the DIF Infrastructure II portfolio to APG

13 July 2017 - DIF is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to sell the entire portfolio of assets held by its 2008-vintage DIF Infrastructure II fund (“DIF II” or “Fund”) to APG Asset Management N.V., acting on behalf of pension fund ABP (“APG”). The transaction comprises 48 PPP / PFI and renewable energy assets across Continental Europe and the UK.

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DIF to acquire 55% stake in French fiber project from Infravia

Paris, 29 June 2017 - DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I (“DIF CIF I”) and Infravia are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement on the sale of Infravia’s 55% stake in the French fiber company ADTIM.

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DIF acquires shadow toll road in Spain

Madrid, 21 June 2017 – DIF Infrastructure IV (“DIF”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired from OHL Concesiones (“OHL”) 45% of the shares in Autovía de Aragon, S.A, a shadow toll road linking the Madrid city center with Barajas airport (“Autovia de Aragon”).

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DIF acquires 125 MW solar project in Australia

Sydney, 30 May 2017 - DIF Infrastructure IV is pleased to announce the acquisition of 100% of the 125 MW Clare Solar PV project from Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), via a 50 - 50 joint venture with Lighthouse Infrastructure.

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DIF completes the acquisition of Affinity Water

London, 22 May 2017 - DIF Infrastructure IV is pleased to announce that its consortium, following the announcement made on 2 May 2017, completed the 100% acquisition of the Affinity Water Group on 19 May 2017.

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Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF to acquire 5% in Autostrade per l’Italia

Schiphol, 2 May 2017 - The Board of Directors of Atlantia, the listed global operator of motorway and airport infrastructure, has accepted a binding offer by Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF to acquire a 5 percent stake in Autostrade per l’Italia, the largest Italian toll road network. The transaction is subject to signing of final contracts over the next days and fulfilment of the conditions precedent therein.

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DIF together with its consortium partners acquires Affinity Water

London, 2 May 2017 – DIF Infrastructure IV together with its consortium partners HICL Infrastructure Company Limited (advised by Infrared Capital Partners Limited) and Allianz Capital Partners on behalf of Allianz Group has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the equity interest in Affinity Water Acquisitions (Investments) Limited (“Affinity Water”) from funds managed by Morgan Stanley and InfraCapital. DIF initiated the process and was subsequently joined by its consortium partners. The transaction is expected to complete in May 2017.

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DIF closes two additional UK PFI Streetlighting projects

London, 12 April 2017 - DIF Infrastructure IV is pleased to announce that it has acquired from SSE PLC (“SSE”) a 100% interest in the Leeds and Stoke PFI Streetlighting projects located in the two metropolitan boroughs of Leeds and Stroke-on-Trent (the “Projects”).

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DIF acquires 275 MW solar project in Australia

Sydney, 10 April 2017 - DIF Infrastructure IV is pleased to announce the acquisition of 100% of the 275 MW (dc) Bungala Solar PV project from Reach Solar Energy, via an equal joint venture with Enel Green Power.

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DIF closes UK PFI streetlighting transaction

London, 27 March 2017 - DIF Infrastructure IV is pleased to announce that it has acquired from SSE PLC (“SSE”) a 100% interest in the Newcastle & North Tyneside UK PFI Streetlighting project located in the two metropolitan boroughs of Newcastle and North Tyneside (the “Project”).

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DIF and co-shareholders complete refinancing of French solar portfolio

Paris, 20 March 2017 – DIF and its co-shareholders Caisse des Dépôts and Solairedirect complete refinancing of a 34MWp ground-mounted solar PV portfolio.

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DIF reaches financial close on US toll road

Toronto, 10 March 2017 – DIF Infrastructure IV (“DIF”) is pleased to announce that it has reached financial close on a 33.3% equity interest in Northwest Parkway (NWP), a toll-road located in the Denver metropolitan area of Colorado, U.S.A. (the “Project”). DIF is part of a consortium alongside Northleaf Capital Partners and HICL Infrastructure Company Limited, which acquired a 100% equity interest in the Project from Brisa, a Portuguese toll-road operator.

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Funds

Investing

DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I

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0
€ 370 000 000
investing

DIF Infrastructure IV

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21
€ 1 150 000 000
Fully Invested

DIF Infrastructure III

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56
€ 800 000 000
fully invested

DIF Infrastructure II

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60
€ 572 000 000
fully invested

DIF Renewable Energy

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26
€ 134 000 000
realised

DIF PPP

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16
€ 120 750 000
fully invested

Ampere Equity Fund

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18
€ 350 000 000
investing

DIF Co-investments

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6
€ 332 140 000
Investment cases