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 Infrastructure III acquires 2 operational toll road projects in Ireland

Schiphol, 15 September 2015 – DIF Infrastructure III is pleased to announce that it has signed agreements to acquire shareholdings in two operational toll road projects in Ireland from Cintra, the Spanish construction company. The acquisitions consist of a follow-on investment...

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DIF’s consortium closes landmark £4.2bn Thames Tideway Tunnel project

London, 24 August 2015 – DIF is pleased to announce that its consortium has today received the licence from the Water Services Regulation Authority (‘Ofwat’) to own and finance London’s £4.2 billion ‘super sewer’. The consortium, consisting of pension funds and other long-term i...

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DIF appoints new Partner

Schiphol, 19 August 2015 - DIF promotes its Head of Germany, Carl Jobst von Hörsten to Partner. Carl Jobst von Hörsten has been with DIF since 2008 as a Managing Director and Head of DIF Germany when DIF established its German operations. He is responsible for the origination, e...

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DIF’s consortium selected preferred bidder for the landmark £ 4.2bn Thames Tideway Tunnel project.

London, 14 July 2015 - DIF is pleased to announce that its consortium has been selected preferred bidder by Thames Water Utilities Limited for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project. Together with the consortium partners - Allianz Capital Partners, Amber Infrastructure and Dalmore Cap...

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DIF completes refinancing of the A63 French road project

Paris, 6 July 2015 – DIF is pleased to announce the refinancing of the A63 toll road concession agreement. Following a competitive process, the existing debt in the A63 French road project has been refinanced with a new €860 million non-recourse debt facility, with a tenor of 25...

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DIF completes acquisition of 5 operational Spanish PPP projects

Spain, 22 June 2015 – As part of an agreement between DIF Infrastructure III (DIF) and ACS (through its affiliate Iridium) for DIF to acquire 80% of Iridium’s shareholdings in 5 operational PPP projects in Spain, DIF is pleased to confirm that it has reached financial close for a...

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DIF Infrastructure III acquires 19.6 MW operational solar projects in France

Paris, 4 June 2015 – DIF Infrastructure III is pleased to announce the signing of the share purchase agreement with Longsol B.V. for the acquisition of 100% of the shares of the 8.9 MW Valence sur Baïse and 10.7 MW Saint Leger solar projects located in South-West France. The proj...

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DIF Infrastructure III closes maiden US investment

Toronto, Thursday 28 May 2015 – DIF Infrastructure III is pleased to announce the closing of the acquisition of a 49% equity interest in the 30 MW Lone Valley solar project located in California (“Lone Valley”) from EDP Renováveis S.A. (“EDPR”). Lone Valley commenced operations...

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DIF Infrastructure III reaches financial close on a Canadian solar project

Toronto, Monday 18 May 2015 – DIF Infrastructure III is pleased to announce that financial close has been achieved on the third 10 MW ground mounted PV solar project that is to be acquired by DIF pursuant to a Master Sale and Purchase Agreement with Canadian Solar Solutions Inc.,...

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DIF Infrastructure III closed the acquisition of a UK social infrastructure PFI project

Schiphol, 28th April 2015 – DIF Infrastructure III is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of a 100% stake in the Worcester Library and Historic Centre PFI project from Dalmore Capital. The £42m project reached financial close in 2010, and construction was co...

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DIF Infrastructure III acquires 10MW solar project in Canada

Toronto, 30 March 2015 - DIF Infrastructure III is pleased to announce the acquisition of the 10 MW Goldlight solar project located in the Town of Georgina, Ontario, Canada (“Goldlight”) from Canadian Solar Inc. The project reached commercial operations in January 2015 and sells...

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DIF signs agreement for maiden US investment

Toronto, 19 March 2015 – DIF Infrastructure III is pleased to announce the signing of a sale and purchase agreement with EDP Renováveis S.A. (“EDPR”) to acquire a 49% equity interest in the 30 MW Lone Valley solar project located in California (“Lone Valley”). Lone Valley commenc...

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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