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Matthieu Favas

Matthieu Favas is the editor of Agri Investor. He was previously the web editor of Infrastructure Investor, where he started in 2013 after a year as a reporter at Private Equity International. Prior to joining PEI he spent four years in the wine industry in London, Spain and Mongolia.
The $400m partnership is the fifth deal sealed by the French bank with insurers in Europe and Asia.
The all-cash transaction will also see the US firm pay down €145m of junior debt.  
The 30-year loan is part of a £580m secured financing deal that also involves the German Doctors Pension Fund and MEAG.
The Melbourne-based fund manager will aim to collect up to $3bn for junior and senior debt investments across OECD markets.
The UK insurer will help the telecoms tower and wireless company refinance debt alongside Rabobank.
Insurers at the heart of new platforms, which will benefit from credit enhancement and are modelled on a $3bn pilot created for the Chinese central bank.
The Australian manager’s global debt platform has now raised more than £2.5bn.
The Australian fund manager has teamed up with a UK private pension scheme in its first foray in the sector by buying notes issued by a domestic utility.
The investment, funded by the manager’s £979m UK inflation-linked debt platform, comes a day after London’s largest airport placed a €750m Eurobond.
John Mayhew takes on the newly created role at a time when the UK asset manager seeks to ramp up its infra debt business.

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