- 3i Infrastructure said its portfolio generated income of £43m in the period from Oct 1 to March 28, and announced plans to return £425m returned to shareholders.

The firm said £425m will be returned to shareholders in cash as a special dividend Thursday following the sale of Elenia and partially owned AWG for £725m and £395m, respectively.

Total income and non-income cash was £64m in the period, with an additional £12m expected by March 31.

The company said it remains on track to deliver its full year dividend target of 7.85p per share.

The company's cash balance was £273m at March 28.

Richard Laing, Chairman of 3i Infrastructure, said: 'The company has had a very busy second half of the year. The Investment Adviser has delivered outstanding value to shareholders through two well-managed sale processes and engaged portfolio management.' 'We remain on track to deliver a full year dividend of 7.85 pence per share, in addition to the special dividend of 41.4 pence per share.'

At 8:02am: (LON:3IN) 3i Infrastructure Ltd share price was +0.45p at 212.05p

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