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Year Founded: 2005

AUM: $19.26B | Dry Powder: $6.22B
4, place de l’Opéra, 75002 Paris, France
Meridiam Infrastructure (MI) is a global investor and asset manager that invests in public infrastructure assets. The firm seeks to invest in mobility, energy transition, and environment & social sectors

Key Contacts

  • Thierry Déau
    Co-Founding Partner & Chief Executive Officer
  • Emmanuel Rotat
    Partner & Chief Financial Officer
  • Mathieu Peller
    Partner & Chief Operating Officer

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries
    Commercial Transportation, Energy Equipment, Energy Services, Environmental Services (B2B), Exploration, Production and Refining, Other Energy, Other Media, Social Content, Software, Transportation, Utilities
  • Geographical Preference
    Africa, Europe, North America
  • Preferred Deal Types


  • Other Investment Preferences
    • Long-Term Investor
    • Seeks ESG investments
    • Seeks Impact investments

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

Sustainable Infrastructure Europe IV
Vintage: 2021

Size:  $2.7B

Dry Powder: $2.4B

Details: The fund targets to invest in B2B and infrastructure sector in Europe

MI Africa Fund
Vintage: 2019

Size:  $617.8M

Dry Powder: $194.0M

Details: Fund’s infrastructure asset preferences are renewable energy, transportation, water & waste management

Meridiam Transition Fund
Vintage: 2018

Size:  $475.3M

Dry Powder: $17.2M

Details: It is a green infrastructure fund, which is designed to invest in local projects in France

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In December 2022, Meridiam acquired a 72% stake in PisaMover S.p.A. from Leitner S.p.A., an Italian leader in manufacturing cable-based transportation solutions. PisaMover offers an efficient, sustainable transportation solution to connect Tuscany’s largest airport to Pisa’s city centre and many other destinations

In July 2022, Meridiam invested  €62 million in a new wood biomass plant in France. This project will help modernize and increase the production capacity of the Swiss Krono plant while reducing its environmental footprint by replacing its current units, which are mainly powered by natural gas

In November 2021, Meridiam, through its subsidiary Allego became the financial sponsor of the first project finance for electric vehicles in the world. The project basically comprises the development, operation and maintenance of a network of ultra-fast charging points for electric vehicles in Carrefour shopping centers in France

In July 2021, Gabon Power Company and Meridiam have signed an agreement for financing Kinguélé Aval hydroelectric power plant. The power plant will have a capacity of 35MW

In November 2020, Meridiam and Bestinver acquired interests in a €484 million Spanish infrastructure portfolio from local company Acciona, of which €357 million represent the value of the holdings and €127 million the associated debt. The portfolio comprises eight assets of transport, social and water projects located across the country

In July 2019, Meridiam, as an investment partner, and ENGIE and FONSIS signed for the EPC, Operation & Maintenance and Finance contracts for two solar PV projects of 60MW. The total investment cost for the projects amounts to €47.5 million and debt was provided by the European Investment Bank (EIB), the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Proparco. ENGIE and Meridiam hold a 40% shareholding in the project company. FONSIS, the Senegalese sovereign fund, is a shareholder with 20% equity stake

In June 2019, Meridiam was awarded the waste-to-energy project in Olstyn, north-eastern Poland. The project consists of the design, construction, finance and operation and maintenance of a waste to energy plant for electricity and heat. The total project cost was fixed at €165 million and will benefit from some European Union subsidies. Meridiam, which holds 80% of the project, has partnered with Urbaser (holds 20%), the urban services, waste and water treatment specialist

In September 2018, Meridiam, acquired a 60% stake in HDF Energy’s hybrid 55MW solar PV and 140MWh hydrogen-based energy storage project, coupled with battery backup storage, in western French Guiana. The Centrale Electrique de l’Ouest Guyanais (CEOG), a project by HDF energy, is able to provide more than 10,000 households using the storage capacity to complement the solar PV generation. After this acquisition, Meridiam helped to finance and develop the plant

Other Details

Meridiam Infrastructure is a global investor and asset manager that invests in public infrastructure assets. The firm focuses mainly on the transport infrastructure, social infrastructure, public buildings and utility networks and services sectors. The firm has deployed a capital of $75 billion primarily across four key sectors; Mobility, Energy Transition, Environment and Social. It operates through 11 global offices and employs 350 professionals. Its portfolio comprises 100+ projects in various stages of development, under construction or in operation around the world

The firm’s latest open fund is Meridiam Campus Energy Partners is an infrastructure fund managed by Meridiam Infrastructure. The fund is located in New York, New York

3i Group, Allianz Capital Partners, Alstom, Asma Capital, Axium Infrastructure, Bouygues Construction, CDC Infrastructure, Evergaz, Frontier Power Investments, Global Infrastructure Partners, Greenage Power, Strabag, InfraVia Capital Partners are some of the institutional investors who invest along with Meridiam

Source: Company Website, Africanews, PV-tech, Realassets.ipe, BBVA