DIF is a leading independent fund management company

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




€ 3.7bn








€ 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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DIF completes refinancing of a French solar PV portfolio

Paris, 7 December 2016 – DIF Infrastructure III closes the refinancing of a 20.1MWp solar PV portfolio in France.

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DIF agrees to acquire stake in US toll road

Toronto, 2 December 2016 – DIF Infrastructure IV (“DIF”) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to acquire a 33.3% equity interest in Northwest Parkway, 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 has conditionally acquired a 100% equity interest in Northwest Parkway from Brisa, a Portuguese toll-road operator.

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DIF acquires portfolio of solar projects in France

Paris, 29 November 2016 – DIF Infrastructure IV invests in seven roof top solar PV projects in France from Green Yellow.

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DIF and Swiss Life Asset Managers to acquire toll road PPP in Poland

Schiphol, 8 November 2016 – DIF Infrastructure IV and Swiss Life Funds (Lux) Global Infrastructure Opportunities II, managed by Swiss Life Asset Managers, have reached an agreement with Skanska to jointly acquire its 30% shareholding in the Gdańsk Transport Company, which holds the concession rights to design, build, finance, maintain and operate a 152km section of the A1 (E75) motorway in Poland. The concessionaire is entitled to a mix of availability payments and shadow toll revenue.

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DIF’s consortium awarded with major contract for German A6 highway PPP

Frankfurt, 21 October 2016 – DIF’s consortium, ViA6West, consisting of HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions, JOHANN BUNTE Bauunternehmung and DIF Infrastructure IV, has been awarded the contract for the construction and operation of the extension of the A6 highway in Germany.

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DIF and EDF Invest complete Thyssengas acquisition

Frankfurt, 5 October 2016 – DIF Infrastructure IV and EDF Invest, as equal shareholders in a consortium, are pleased to announce that they have closed the acquisition of 100% of Thyssengas, a German gas transportation network, from Macquarie-managed vehicles.

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DIF acquires a UK onshore wind project

Schiphol, 28th September 2016 – DIF Infrastructure IV has acquired a 26MW operational wind project in the UK.

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DIF hires new Partner to lead new infrastructure strategy

Schiphol, 8 September 2016 – DIF has hired Willem Jansonius as Partner to lead its new core infrastructure strategy.

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DIF’s consortium reaches financial close on Irish Schools Bundle 5 PPP project

London, 26 July 2016 - The Inspiredspaces Bundle 5 (Ireland) consortium, which comprises DIF Infrastructure IV and Carillion Private Finance, has reached financial close on the Irish Schools Bundle 5 PPP project. The project comprises a design, construction, finance, operation and maintenance contract that was procured by the Department of Education and Skills, with Ireland’s National Treasury Management Agency acting as its agent.

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DIF signs SPA for UK PFI streetlighting portfolio

London, 21 July 2016 - DIF Infrastructure IV is pleased to announce the signing of a sale and purchase agreement with SSE PLC (“SSE”) to acquire a 100% interest in three UK PFI streetlighting projects located in Leeds, Newcastle / North Tyneside and Stoke on Trent (the “Projects”). The Projects are availability based and have all been operating for over 5 years. Operations / lifecycle will keep being performed by an affiliate of SSE under a long term contract.

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DIF appoints new Partner

Schiphol, 8 July 2016 – DIF appoints its Head of Americas, Paul Huebener to Partner.

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DIF to acquire 2 road PPPs in Portugal

Madrid, Spain, 23 June 2016 – DIF Infrastructure IV has reached an agreement with Cintra, a subsidiary of Ferrovial, to acquire a 51% shareholding in Norte Litoral and a 49% shareholding in Via do Infante, which are both availability-based road projects in Portugal.

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DIF Infrastructure IV

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€ 1 150 000 000
Fully Invested

DIF Infrastructure III

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€ 800 000 000
fully invested

DIF Infrastructure II

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€ 572 000 000
fully invested

DIF Renewable Energy

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€ 134 000 000


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€ 121 000 000
fully invested

Ampere Equity Fund

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€ 350 000 000

DIF Co-investments

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€ 332 140 000
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