Arcus Infrastructure Partners LLP

Status Realised (2019)


  • Sector transport
  • Vehicle AEIF1
  • Investment Year 2009
  • Country Europe-wide, China, Turkey

Key Metrics

  • Ownership 21.2%
  • GRESB 2018 8th out of 8 Diversified European Infrastruture Assets
  • Employees c.2,500
  • Ports 26 Terminals
  • Freight Volume - 2018 c.55 Mt


  • Trade volumes growth supported by a positive economic outlook in Europe, with specific positive dynamics for key commodities for Euroports.
  • Global demand for paper and paperboard is expected to grow to 482 Mt in 2030, driven by packaging (e-commerce), tissue and hygiene products.
  • Global annual consumption of sugar is expected to increase to 1.5Mt by 2019; driven by growth in APAC, the Middle East and Africa.


  • In June 2019, the Fund completed the sale of its entire stake in Euroports following a extensive sale process
  • Wide footprint of 26 port terminals stretching across 7 European countries, Turkey and China, complemented by a global forwarding company.
  • Long-term concession profile with key concessions expiring in 30+ years and established track record of concession extensions.
  • Euroports’ integrated maritime supply chain solutions are supported by its terminal network, transport capabilities and modern global IT systems.
  • The group handles c.55-60Mt of bulk, breakbulk, liquid and containerized goods across multiple industries.
  • Strategic locations and long-term relationships with leading industry customers create barriers to entry and high switching costs.