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General Atlantic has agreed to acquire sustainable infrastructure and real estate manager Actis.

The New York-based growth investor’s acquisition will create a firm with $96 billion of assets under management, $12.5 billion contributed by Actis. The UK-based firm will become the sustainable infrastructure arm within General Atlantic’s global investment platform.

Actis has 140 staff across 17 offices around the world. Its 24-strong real estate team is led by Hong Kong-based Brian Chinappi. Investments include data centres in Korea, industrial property in Vietnam and affordable housing in India.

Macquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group has launched a new electric vehicle infrastructure business, Fleete.

The new business will build charging infrastructure for users of electric commercial vehicles, using a charging-as-a-service model.

Fleete will provide charging infrastructure solutions for three types of location:

Dan Bentham, CEO of Fleete, said: “The deployment of electric fleet charging infrastructure is currently in its infancy - but demand is set to grow exponentially. Fleete has been created to support this large-scale transition to electric commercial vehicles. Through a monthly subscription with no upfront costs, we are putting clients at ease as they transition to electric vehicles.”