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Last activity: 08.07.2024
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Actis is a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure.

Actis targets consistent superior returns across asset classes over the long-term, bringing financial and social benefits to investors, consumers and communities. We believe values drive value.
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Location: United Kingdom, England, London
Employees: 201-500
Founded date: 2004

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22.02.2021Atlas Renewable Energy ranks first in the development of clean energy for corporate PPAs in Latin America, and is among the ten largest in the worldActis investee company Atlas Renewable Energy has been ranked first, in the Bloomberg NEF 2021 Corporate Energy Market Perspectives, as a clean energy developer in relation to sales of renewable energy to corporate buyers in Latin America d...
27.01.2021Actis becomes signatory to ILPA Diversity in Action initiativeActis is proud to be a signatory to the ILPA Diversity in Action initiative. We believe that at Actis and for the businesses we invest in, a diverse team operating in an inclusive culture quite simply makes better decisions. The decisions w...
25.01.2021Actis recognised by Korean investors in infrastructure spaceActis has been recognised by Korea’s institutional investor community for its work in the infrastructure sector, following a survey by global business news provider, The Korea Economic Daily Global Edition. 20 Korean institutional investor...
12.10.2020Actis acquires Fibre business in South Africa for US$140mActis announced today that it has entered into agreements to acquire a controlling interest in Octotel, a fibre-to-the-home operator in South Africa for an enterprise value of ZAR2.3bn (cUS$140 million). At the same time Actis signed agreem...
23.09.2020Actis and GS Group to construct $315m data centre in SeoulActis will take a 75% stake in a new joint venture with GS E&C, the construction arm of GS Group, one of Korea’s largest conglomerates. The partners will build and operate a 21MW internet data centre (IDC) in Greater Seoul with a develo...
14.09.2020Actis wins climate change impact project of the year at the 2020 Environmental Finance IMPACT AwardsActis has won the climate change impact project/investment of the year at the inaugural 2020 Environmental Finance IMPACT Awards. The award is in recognition of Actis’ role in developing Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye, Senegal’s first large sca...
07.08.2020Actis acquires two solar projects in India aggregating 400 MWActis, a leading investor of private capital into global emerging markets today announces that its Actis Long Life Infrastructure Fund (“ALLIF”) has completed its acquisition of two solar projects in India totalling 400MW from Acme Solar Ho...
05.08.2020Actis awarded highest score for fourth consecutive year in UN PRI AssessmentActis, a leading investor of private capital into global emerging markets, has been awarded the highest rating score for the fourth consecutive year in the UN Principles for Responsible Investment ("PRI") independent assessment. ...
01.07.2020Actis wins Private Equity Manager of the Year at Environmental Finance 2020 Sustainable Investment AwardsActis, a leading investor of private capital into global emerging markets has won Private Equity Manager of the Year at the prestigious Environmental Finance 2020 Sustainable Investment Awards. The award recognises Actis’ position as a lea...
19.06.2020PROPARCO and Société Générale Cameroun are supporting Actis' development of the first certified green mall in Central AfricaLike many cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon with 4 million inhabitants, is experiencing rapid population growth, particularly among the middle class, and a strong urban transformation. Changes in consume...
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08.07.2024ACTIS-BACKED LEVANTA RENEWABLES MAKES FIRST THAILAND INVESTMENT WITH 139MWP OPERATING SOLAR PORTFOLIO ACQUISITIONLONDON, July 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Levanta Renewables ("Levanta"), a renewable energy developer and independent power producer in Southeast Asia owned by Actis, a leading sustainable infrastructure investor, has announced the ac...
01.07.2024Actis-backed India highways InvIT raises $182 mnPremium Credit: Pexels An Indian infrastructure investment trust (InvIT) in the highways sector, backed by the UK-based private equity firm Actis, has raised Rs 1,520 crore ($182 million) from a clutch of investors. Nxt-Infra Trust raised t...
24.06.2024Excellent sustainability credentials will help attract buyers during exits: ActisCompanies that commit to and deliver a robust sustainability strategy increase their chances of finding buyers and tend to attract higher bids, said a senior executive at the UK-based private equity firm Actis.
13.06.2024UK infra investor Actis seeks $500-600m for its Asia climate fundUK-based infrastructure private equity investor Actis is targeting $500-600 million for its climate-focused fund, Actis Asia Climate Transition LP, sources told DealStreetAsia.
10.06.2024BluPine Energy inks PPA with APL Apollo Group for 61.65 MW solar plantBluPine Energy on Monday signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with APL Apollo Building Products for setting up a 61.65 megawatt (MW) solar plant in Chhattisgarh. APL Apollo Building Products is a subsidiary of APL Apollo Tubes, a structu...
31.05.2024IFC considers investing $40m in Actis Asia Climate Transition FundWorld Bank Group member International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering an investment of $40 million in the new private equity fund of UK-based infrastructure investor Actis.
30.05.2024Actis set to pocket another LP cheque for Asia climate fundPremium Torbjorn Caesar, Chairman and Senior Partner, Actis UK-based private equity firm Actis is all set to onboard a multilateral financial institution as a limited partner for its climate-focused fund that invests across Asia-Pacific reg...
24.05.2024Telkom shareholders approve sale of firm’s towersTelkom CEO Serame Taukobong Telkom shareholders, including the government of South Africa, have voted in favour of selling the company’s masts and towers business to a consortium led by Actis. The company announced in March that it had reac...
22.04.2024Telkom towers sale heads to shareholder voteTelkom shareholders will soon vote on a plan to sell the group’s towers and masts to a consortium led by private equity firm Actis. TechCentral reported last month that Telkom had reached an agreement with the consortium — made up of Actis ...
27.03.2024Telkom establishes technology committee at board levelHerman Singh Telkom said on Wednesday that it is establishing a technology committee at board level, which will be headed by independent non-executive director Herman Singh. In a regulatory filing with the JSE, the company said the committe...
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