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Year Founded: 2004

AUM: $15.00B | Dry Powder: $9.09B

2 More London Riverside, London SE1 2JT, England, United Kingdom
Actis is a global investment firm based in London, United Kingdom. The firm prefers to invest in the consumer, energy, infrastructure, financial services, healthcare, information technology, materials and resources, software, and manufacturing sectors

Key Contacts

  • Andrew Newington
    Partner & Chief Investment Officer
  • Glen Matsumoto
    Partner & Head of Infrastructure
  • Susan Wilkins
    Chief Operating Officer & Partner

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries
    Capital Markets/Institutions, Commercial Product, Commercial Services, Energy Services, Minerals and Mining, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals, etc.
  • Geographical Preference
    Africa, Asia, Central America, South America
  • Preferred Deal Types
    Buyout/LBO, PE Growth/Expansion
  • Other Investment Preferences
    • Prefers majority stake
    • Prefers minority stake
    • Seeks ESG investments

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

Actis Energy 5
Vintage: 2021

Size: $6.0B

Dry Powder: $5.9B

Details: The fund targets companies in the energy, CleanTech and Infrastructure industries

Actis Long Life Infrastructure Fund
Vintage: 2018

Size: $1.2B

Dry Powder: $779.3M

Details: Fund prefers to mainly invests in energy infrastructure in emerging markets in Africa, Asia, South America

Actis Energy 4
Vintage: 2017

Size: $2.75B

Dry Powder: $287.9M

Details: Fund plans to invest in power generation and distribution assets in emerging markets

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In November 2022, Actis acquired MT Falcon Holdings from Mitsui and Partners. MT Falcon owns and operates 5 combined-cycle gas turbine power plants in Mexico with a total capacity of c.2.2GW and an adjacent natural gas-pipeline

In November 2022, Actis, through its portfolio company Rezolv Energy entered into a definitive agreement to acquire one of the largest the solar project in Europe fromMonsson. The project, located in western Romania/Arad county, will have an installed power of 1,044MW

In November 2022, Actis, through its portfolio company BluPine Energy, completed the acquisition of a 404MWp operating pan-India solar portfolio from the Atha Group. BluPine targeting 4GWs of portfolio capacity over the next 4 to 5 years

In October 2022, Actis, through its portfolio company Rezolv Energy acquired the 450MW Vis Viva onshore wind project for an undisclosed amount. With this acquisition, Rezolv Energy aims to build a multi-gigawatt portfolio of wind, solar, and energy storage projects

In August 2022, Actis signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Levanta Renewables for an undisclosed amount. Levanta has 300MW of onshore wind power projects in advanced development. Actis plans to build on Levanta’s pipeline to scale the business into a 1.5GW renewable platform

In July 2022, Actis acquired a controlling stake in Yellow Door Energy.The transaction will be funded through Actis’s Energy 5 Fund, its latest energy fund with $6 billion of investable capital.Yellow Door Energy is the leading Middle East and Africa focused platform targeting more than 1GW of distributed solar and related energy solutions to C&I customers in the region

In July 2022, Actis acquired a 12.43% stake in Brazilian renewable energy company Omega Energia for BRZ902.44 million. Omega, a leading player in the renewable energy space in Brazil, has a decade long history of building, acquiring and operating wind, solar and hydro projects across the country

In June 2021, Actis signed an agreement to acquire Finnish firm, Fortum Oyj’s two solar power plants in India for around €280 million. Although Fortum has divested its entire stake in Pavagada II project, it still retains 51% stake in the Jaisalmer project in Rajasthan

In March 2021, Actis announced its investment of $850 million in India to build two green energy platforms. One of which will focus on setting up grid-connected solar and wind power parks while the second will cater to the growing commercial and industrial segment. These investments will be made from Actis Energy 5 LP fund

In October 2020, Atlas Renewable Energy, a portfolio company of Actis entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the 444MW (DC) solar asset in Mexico

Other Details

Actis is a global platform offering a multi-asset strategy through the asset classes of private equity, energy, infrastructure and real estate. Actis has $15 billion assets under management and employs over 300 people, including a team of 129 investment professionals, working across 19 offices globally

Actis Energy 5 Fund is focused on wind assets in Brazil. The fund reached its first close at $2.9 billion on 7th July 2020 from more than 20 institutional investors. The fund preferably invests in energy, CleanTech and Infrastructure industries across Latin America, Africa and Asia

3i Group, ACTOM, Adobe Group, Advent International, Aka Capital Holdings, Alexforbes, Altimeter Capital Management, Amaya Capital Partners, Artiman Ventures, Atlas Renewable Energy, Atlas Renewable Energy, Aureos Capital, Baer Capital Partners, Boulder Ventures, Candax Energy are some of the institutional investors who invests along with Actis

Source: Pitchbook, Company Website, Renewables Now, LAVCA, Renews Ltd, Power Technology, Hindustantimes, PR Newswire, EQ Magazine