We have acquired a stake in Aurora Infrastructure through a joint investment with Equitix. Aurora is a Finnish company that provides electricity network solutions where reliability is crucial to customer operations. It currently operates at two industrial sites: Kilpilahti industrial area near Porvoo, where they own the AKO network; and Tornio, where they serve a stainless steel manufacturing facility with their ATO network.
Celtic Roads Group (Waterford) DAC
We are delighted to announce our investment in Celtic Roads Group (Waterford) DAC, a PPP project company that operates N25 Waterford Bypass, a toll road in Ireland, with a co-investor, IST3 Investment Foundation, and an asset manager, Real Assets Investment Management (RAIM).
Following the investment in Pentacom, we invested in another optical fiber business with Macquarie and Aberdeen Standard Investments. We will continue to consider expanding investment in the telecom sector.
This is an investment in Infostellar, a satellite information and communication support services provider. Through this project, we aim to acquire investment opportunities around ground stations and gain knowledge in space infrastructure investment.
This is an investment in the steadily growing European telecom sector. We participate in this project in collaboration with Macquarie and Aberdeen Standard Investments. Having taken this first step, we will continue to consider expanding investment in the telecommunications field.
Electricity North West
All shares of Electricity North West, a power distribution company in the Manchester and Cumbria regions in the UK, was transferred from JP Morgan Asset Management and First State Investments to Equitix, CNIC, Kansai Electric Power, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease and Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure.
Aircraft / Engine leasing
This is an operating lease of aircraft and engines to airlines. As aircraft are a vital infrastructure that support global transportation, we will continue to promote investment in this sector.