DIF is a leading independent fund management company

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




€ 5.6bn









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

About us

DIF is a leading independent fund management company with ca. € 5.6 billion of funds raised. Through seven investment funds, DIF invests in high-quality infrastructure assets that generate long-term, stable cash-flows, including Public Private Partnership projects (PPP/PFI/P3), regulated assets, long term contracted renewable energy projects and other core infrastructure projects in the telecom, rail and energy sectors in Europe, North America and Australia.

In November 2017, DIF closed the fundraising for its new economic infrastructure strategy, DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I, raising € 450 million, beating the target of € 350 million.

In May 2018, DIF closed the fund raising for its latest core infrastructure fund, DIF Infrastructure V, at an increased hard-cap of € 1.9 billion total commitments. DIF Infrastructure V is now being invested.

DIF has a team of ca. 110 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 nearly 200 infrastructure projects, with a total asset value of more than € 30 billion.

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DIF Infrastructure V reaches final close at €1.9 billion

Schiphol, 15 May 2018 - DIF is pleased to announce the final close of DIF Infrastructure V (DIF V) at the hard-cap of €1.9 billion.

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DIF agreed to acquire US toll road portfolio

Toronto, 8 May 2018 – DIF Infrastructure V (“DIF”) is pleased to announce it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 100% equity interest in American Roads LLC (“American Roads” or, the “Company”). The Company is being sold by an affiliate of Syncora Guarantee Inc., a wholly owned, New York financial guarantee insurance subsidiary of Syncora Holdings Ltd.

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DIF acquires a portfolio of Norwegian social infrastructure

Schiphol, 18 April 2018 - DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I (DIF CIF I) is pleased to announce that it, together with Infranode, has completed the acquisition of a Norwegian portfolio of four rehabilitation centres, 41 care homes and seven preschools from SPG. DIF CIF I has acquired a 40% shareholding, and Infranode 60%.

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DIF enters Australian renewable energy joint venture with Synergy and Cbus

Sydney, 10 April 2018 - DIF Infrastructure V (DIF V) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a joint venture with Synergy and Cbus Super to form Bright Energy Investments (BEI). BEI is to invest in a portfolio of utility scale wind and solar PV power projects located in Australia, with DIF V and Cbus Super to hold about 40% per cent equity interest in BEI, and Synergy to hold about 20%. Synergy is an electricity generator and retailer that is owned by the Western Australian Government.

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DIF appoints new Partner

Schiphol, 17 January 2018 – DIF is pleased to announce the appointment of Gijs Voskuyl as a Partner.

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DIF completes the refinancing of a 30 MWac ground mounted solar PV portfolio

Toronto, 9 January 2017 - DIF has completed the refinancing of a portfolio of 3 operational, ground-mounted solar PV projects located in Ontario, Canada. The DIF Infrastructure III fund owns 100% of the projects, which commenced operations in 2014 and 2015. The projects sell power pursuant to 20 year feed-in-tariff contracts with the Independent Electricity System Operator (formerly known as the Ontario Power Authority).

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DIF acquires Australian Student Accomodation concession

Sydney, 21 December 2017 – DIF is pleased to announce that DIF Infrastructure V has acquired a 30 year Purpose Built Student Accommodation (“PBSA”) concession with the University of Tasmania in Australia.

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DIF acquires 55% stake in French fiber project from Infravia

Paris, 19 December 2017 - DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I (“DIF CIF I”) and Infravia are pleased to announce that they have completed the sale of Infravia’s 55% stake in the French fiber company ADTIM.

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DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I achieves final close

Schiphol, 13 November 2017 - DIF is pleased to announce the final close of DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I (“DIF CIF I”) at the hard cap of € 450 million.

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DIF acquires a 25% stake in a major Jet Fuel Pipeline at Melbourne’s Tullamarine International Airport

Sydney, 10 August 2017 – DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I (“DIF CIF I”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired a 25% interest in the Somerton Pipeline.

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Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF acquire 6.94% in Autostrade per I’Italia

A consortium made up of Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF have completed the acquisition of a 6.94% stake in Autostrade per I’Italia, the largest Italian toll road network which is majority owned by Atlantia, the listed global operator of motorway and airport infrastructure. This is an increase from the binding agreement to acquire a 5% shareholding announced in April 2017 by use of a call option to acquire additional shares.

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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 Infrastructure V

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€ 1 900 000 000

DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I

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€ 450 000 000
fully invested

DIF Infrastructure IV

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€ 1 150 000 000
fully invested

DIF Infrastructure Yield I

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€ 750 000 000
fully invested

DIF Infrastructure III

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€ 800 000 000
fully realised

DIF Infrastructure II

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€ 572 000 000
Fully realised

DIF Renewable Energy

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€ 134 000 000
fully realised


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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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