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Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Fund Completes Additional Investment in Mexico Tower Partners

By Business Wire News   



MEXICO CITY

Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Trust I (MMIT I) (BMV:FIMMCK) today announced that Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Fund (comprising MMIT I and Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Trust II) (MMIF) has completed its follow-on investment in Mexico Tower Partners (MTP). MMIF made the additional investment in order to part fund MTP’s acquisition of a significant portfolio of wireless and broadcast telecommunication sites in Mexico and fund future organic growth. MTP closed the acquisition on April 29, 2015.

MTP is a 50/50 joint venture between MMIF and Digital Bridge, a leading global communications infrastructure platform. MTP was established in May 2014 after MMIF and Digital Bridge merged their existing telecommunications tower portfolios in Mexico. MTP manages approximately 1,200 towers as of April 29, 2015, and is one of the largest telecommunication tower operators in Mexico.

About Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Fund

Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Fund (MMIF) is Macquarie Group’s first managed fund in Latin America, and is the first peso-denominated fund focused solely on investment opportunities in Mexican infrastructure projects. MMIF targets investments across infrastructure asset classes that include roads and rail, airports, ports, water and wastewater, energy and utilities, as well as social and communications infrastructure.

MMIF comprises two trusts, Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Trust I and Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Trust II, and is managed by Macquarie México Infrastructure Management, S.A. de C.V. which operates within the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets division of Macquarie Group.

About Macquarie Group

Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries. Macquarie employs approximately 14,100 people and has assets under management of over US$372 billion (as of September 30, 2014).

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, a division of Macquarie, is a leading global alternative asset manager specializing in investments across infrastructure, real estate, agriculture and energy. Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets manages 50 funds with US$100 billion of assets under management across 25 countries (as of December 31, 2014).

For media queries:
Macquarie Group
Paula Chirhart, +1-212-231-1239
Corporate Communications
paula.chirhart@macquarie.com

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