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’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 and EDF Invest to acquire Thyssengas

Frankfurt, 15 June 2016 – DIF Infrastructure IV and EDF Invest, as equal shareholders in a consortium, are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Thyssengas, a German gas transportation network, from Macquarie.

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Dutch SAA A1 / A6 PPP road project successfully re-financed

Schiphol, 9 June 2016 - DIF and its consortium partners, Boskalis, HOCHTIEF and VolkerWessels, have successfully reached financial close of the EUR 471 million refinancing of SAAone, which is the special purpose company established to design, build, finance and maintain the 22km A1 / A6 Diemen - Almere Havendreef road project in the Netherlands. The project is part of the Schiphol-Amsterdam-Almere (SAA) highway extension program.

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DIF and VolkerWessels consortium closes the financing of the Dutch N18 road PPP

Schiphol, 24 May 2016 - The Noaber18 consortium, consisting of DIF and VolkerWessels, has reached financial close on the N18 Groenlo-Enschede road PPP project.

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DIF’s consortium selected as preferred bidder for the Austrian Radiology Facilities

Frankfurt, 23 May 2016 – The DIF - Vamed consortium, comprising DIF Infrastructure IV, Vamed Standortentwicklung und Engineering GmbH & Co. KG and Vamed Management und Service GmbH & Co. KG, has been selected as the preferred bidder by Wiener Krankenanstaltenverbund for the KHR SZO Radioonkologie Vienna Krankenanstaltenverbund PPP project.

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DIF completes the sale of 6 French wind projects

Paris, 17 May 2016 – DIF is pleased to announce that the sale of a portfolio of operational French wind projects by the DIF Renewable Energy Fund to a fund managed by Allianz Global Investors (Luxembourg) (AGI), has been completed.

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DIF Infrastructure IV closes hospital P3 in Canada

Toronto, 9 May 2016 – DIF Infrastructure IV is pleased to announce the closing of the Etobicoke General Hospital Phase 1 Patient Tower Project, located in Toronto, Ontario.

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DIF’s consortium selected as Preferred Proponent for Etobicoke Hospital P3

Toronto, 30 March 2016 – Etobicoke Healthcare Partnership, comprising DIF Infrastructure IV (equity), Axium Infrastructure (equity), Brookfield Financial (developer and financial advisor), Walsh Canada (design-builder), HDR (architects) and Cofely Services (facilities management) has been...

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DIF completes refinancing of a French solar PV portfolio

Paris, 15 March 2016 – DIF Infrastructure II closes the refinancing of a 31.2 MWp solar PV portfolio in France.

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DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I

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€ 370 000 000

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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€ 120 750 000
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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