Created in 2017 as exclusive operator of the Sigfox network
in Switzerland, Heliot has expanded to Austria and Slovenia, and, thanks to its
partnership with Cube, acquired the Sigfox network in Germany, creating the
largest independent Sigfox operator in the largest and most dynamic economic
area in Europe.
Heliot operates a low power wide area network (LPWAN) based
on Sigfox’s Internet of Things (IoT) technology, with the critical mission to
ensure that data sent from IoT devices is properly collected and delivered to
clients. As connectivity provider in the largest European economic area, Heliot
is a key player within the Sigfox ecosystem.
Varanger Kraftvind is the owner of the Raggovidda wind
farm, located approximately 17 km away from the Berlevag municipality in
Finnmark county. The wind farm consists of a 45 MW operating wind farm and a
51.6 MW fully-permitted expansion project that is expected to be operational by
the end of 2021. Raggovidda has excellent wind conditions demonstrated with a
strong historical production by the existing wind farm since 2014. The site is
located approximately 350-400 meters above sea level and has an average wind
speed of 9.5 m/s combined with a low frequency of storms. The existing wind
farm is equipped with 15 Siemens Gamesa SWT-3.0-101 turbines of 3.0 MW. The
expansion project will be equipped with 12 Siemens Gamesa SWT-DD-130 turbines
of 4.3 MW and will benefit from the existing grid line, existing roads,
established land lease agreement and an experienced operator with a solid track
Launched in 2013 with the objective of developing a leading network of electro-mobility charging solutions across the public space in the UK, Osprey is today one of the UK’s fastest growing
electric vehicle rapid charging networks. Osprey's network of rapid charging points covers strategic locations in urban and inter-urban areas with high traffic flows and
high dwell time, such as retail parks, supermarkets, public car parks… With
transportation representing about 40% of total energy consumption in the UK and
air pollution becoming a fast growing concern, new mobility solutions are critical in achieving the energy transition targets.
High-quality fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), open-access network for
residential, business and public administration in the rural areas of the
Primorje-Gorski Kotar and Istria regions - the two North-Western counties in
Croatia covering over 135,000 locations.
RuNe Slovenia is a high-quality fiber-to-the-home (FTTH),
open-access network for residential, business and public administration in the
rural areas of Slovenia covering over 240,000 locations.
Trooli is bringing ultrafast, full-fibre broadband to additional
small towns across South East England. This investment is the first step in
Trooli’s ambition to build full-fibre networks that pass over 500,000 premises
in the next five years, starting in towns and villages across Kent that are
usually among the last to benefit from access to ultrafast broadband.
PFP II is the owner and operator of two Spanish mini hydro plants with a
combined operating capacity of 5.3 MW. Both power plants are run-of-the-river plants with a long production track record.
Based in Mayfair, G.Network provides affordable full fibre broadband connectivity to businesses across Central London, in partnership with local boroughs and estates, and effectively bridges the gap between old constrained copper-based broadband and long lead-time expensive leased lines. The company offers a suite of great value tariffs providing faster and more reliable services to businesses without the need for long contracts or prohibitive upfront charges. G.Network’s high capacity ducts and fibre infrastructure cover today more than one hundred streets in Westminster and ambitions to roll-out new networks in Central London in the coming years.
CogenInfra is the owner and operator of a district
heating network in Borgaro Torinese, Northern Italy and a high efficiency CHP
plant supplying heat to the network. CogenInfra's district heating network
which comprises a 6.5 km heavily insulated underground pipeline with around 60
substations, is serving c. 5,000 inhabitants in the surrounding area. The
company's cogenerative power plant integrates efficiently low carbon
technologies, producing heat and power simultaneously. The company provides
heat and energy to its customers, and offers technological and engineering
solutions dedicated to the energy efficiency market.
CFTR is a holding company created to develop a leading
player in the French public transport market through the acquisition and
development of several public transport companies. CFTR has acquired three
companies to date: Lacroix and SAVAC are the two leading independent public
transport operators in the greater Paris area. This platform operates a fleet
of c. 1250 buses mainly in the public transport sector with availability based
contracts. VFD is a public transport operator in the greater Lyon area.
The company operates c. 250 buses with the majority of revenues secured with
availability based contracts with the department of Isère and routes serving
dst telecomunicações is a leading open-access FttH network owner and operator, which was created by dst Group, a family-owned Portuguese construction group located in Braga. Since its inception, dst telecom has invested more than €120 million in telecom infrastructure. It today covers approximately 20% of the Portugal territory, mainly in rural areas across the North, Alentejo and Algarve regions. dst telecom’s mainly operates two networks under gap-funding contracts with the Portuguese government. The acquisition fits perfectly within Cube’s buy-&-grow strategy.
Mekka Traffic is the #5 operator of regulated public transport in Sweden, with a strong regional presence in South Sweden. Mekka Traffic is at the forefront of clean mobility with a fleet including ca. 260 biogas and hybrid electric buses (out of a total fleet of ca 1,250 buses).
Umove is the third largest bus public transport operator in
Denmark. The company operates a fleet of ca. 600 buses in the
regulated Danish bus market and provides transportation services for daily
urban and interurban bus connections through medium to long term gross costs
contracts (i.e. no volume and price risk). With the successful start of the
Movia A16 contract in Roskilde, Umove was the first public transport company in
Denmark to run a fleet of 100% electric vehicles in city operations.
Hansea is the second largest private bus operator in
Belgium. The company provides transportation services for daily urban and
interurban bus connections mainly for the Flemish Public Transport Authority. It enjoys a leading position amongst private operators in
Flanders and Wallonia.
Newlincs owns an integrated waste-to-energy plant in the mid-eastern UK, which has been operational since 2003 under a 25-year build, own and operate waste management and disposal contract. The plant manages annually approximately 130,000 tons of waste and incinerates about 50,000 tons to produce electricity and steam.
RPIPE is an independent power producer, headquartered in Madrid. It owns and operates thirteen Spanish and seven Portuguese hydro power plants (“HPP”) together with a minority stake in three other Spanish HPPs totalling 87.9 MW of operating capacity.
RPIPE’s asset portfolio is broadly diversified across various climatic regions, river, basins and plant characteristics, and has an average remaining life of 26 years.
Covage is a leading open-access fibre
infrastructure platform with a national footprint across low-density and
medium-density areas in France. Under Cube’s stewardship, Covage has
successfully increased the number of networks from 14 in 2011 to 45 in 2019 with
2.4 million homes to be passed (including 0.8 million homes already built) and
21,000 businesses connected. These networks are complemented by a fully owned
national fibre backbone of 9,000 km. The vast majority of the networks are
operated on behalf of local authorities under long term concession agreements. In November 2019, Cube entered into exclusive
negotiations with SFR FTTH to sell Covage. The transaction remains subject to
customary regulatory approvals and is expected to close during the first half
Boreal is the fourth largest public transport operator in Norway, operating more than 30 ferries and fast ferries, 900 buses and 6 trams, pursuant to long term concession contracts with local public authorithies.
In a country with challenging geographical constraints and a dispersed population, Boreal’s ferry connections represent an essential part of the national infrastructure, allowing efficient mass transport of people and goods by bridging the local and national routes across the numerous fjords of the Norwegian archipelago.
With a strong competitive position as a leading public transport company in a market with healthy underlying growth and consolidation opportunities, Boreal is an asset with attractive yield characteristics and strong growth perspectives.
Netinera is the largest private operator in the regional rail transport market in Germany, operating more than 39 million train-kilometers and 36 million bus-kilometers per year.
With a sizeable public transport platform with a good operating record, Netinera is poised to expand due to the significant on-going liberalization of the regional rail and S-Bahn markets in Germany, as well as opening up of the rail market in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg.
Idex is the the third largest operator in both the district heating and energy efficiency services markets in France, with a growth strategy focused on the development of district heating networks. It operates more than 11,300 energy services contracts, 39 district heating networks and 8 Waste-to-Energy plants.
The Idex platform was created through a series of acquisition that were carried out between December 2010 and July 2012, and it is the holding company for Idex Infra (formerly NeoElectra) and Idex Services.
The increasing focus on energy efficiency, economic and sustainability concerns, and fast-changing regulatory environment are significant growth drivers for Idex.
Created in 2012 as a spin-off of NeoElectra’s cogeneration assets, TARANIS Energy is an independent power producer specialized in small to medium size cogeneration, biomass and biogas plants. It was set up to become part of Cube’s newly created Power Generation platform in Europe.
Headquartered in Paris, France, TARANIS Energy’s main asset is a cogeneration plant located in St. Etienne de Rouvray in Normandy with 103 MW of installed capacity. In addition, TARANIS Energy’s portfolio includes a landfill biogas concession of 1.5 MW capacity and 15-year duration located in Aquitaine, France.
Boralex develops, builds and operates renewable energy power facilities in France and is France’s largest independent producer of onshore wind power. Boralex started its activities in France in 2001, and has since then experienced a very strong development and had in 2014 274 MW of installed capacity (mainly wind, but also solar and cogeneration).
In 2008, the Cube signed a partnership agreement with EDF Energies Nouvelles to jointly own and operate solar farms in Spain. The partnership’s investments are carried out through a holding company, Fotosolarium Holding. In 2017, Cube acquired EDF Energies Nouvelles minority stake in the company and became owner of 100%. Fotosolarium currently has an installed power generation capacity of 6.1 MW. The operation of the assets has been assigned to RPIPE in order to achieve cost efficiencies.
IslaLink is an independent and neutral telecom infrastructure provider of submarine fiber. It deploys and operates submarine cables, providing telecom operators with the managed bandwidth services they require for their retail operations.
Since inception in 1999, the company has experienced a strong development and has deployed the following systems:
- BalaLink (the Spanish Peninsula to the Balearic Islands)
- CanaLink (the Spanish Peninsula to the CAnaryIslands
- OranLink (Valencia to Orna in Algeria, with a Point of Presence in Marseille)
- EulaLink (Europe to Latin America, on-going)
Founded in 1933, the Saur Group is the third largest player in the French water distribution and waste water management market. In addition to its core activity, the company has also developed into municipal waste collection and treatment, and also certain ancillary services to local authorities.
In 2011 the group served 12 million of consumers in more than 10 000 municipalities.
Eurotunnel holds the long-term concession to operate the cross-channel fixed link below the bed of the Straits of Dover, comprising two twin rail tunnels, a service tunnel, two terminals in Folkestone (Kent, UK) and Coquelles (Pas-de-Calais, France), and a fleet of shuttle trains.
CNIM Development has a leading position In the UK Energy from Waste market, through its Investments in four Energy from Waste plants. All four plants have been in operation for more than a decade, and the assets are operated at some of the highest availability standards in the UK.
- South East London Combined Heat and Power (SELCHP), ca 400,000 tons of waste incineration
- Wolverhampton Waste Services, ca 110,000 tons
- Dudley Waste Services, ca 90,000 tons
- Hanford Waste Services, ca 180,000 tons