As SUSI Partners gears up to launch what will probably be one of the world’s first energy storage funds, Bruno Alves catches up with chief executive Tobias Reichmuth on what it takes to build a family of energy transition-dedicated products.
Australia’s Macquarie continues to dominate the II 30, but North American firms are making a strong showing, accounting for more than half of the $181bn raised. Kalliope Gourntis reports
With the announcement of the new National Infrastructure Commission, it appears to be full steam ahead for UK infrastructure. But investors will remain sceptical until promise is replaced by delivery, says Dominic Church of Westminster Advisers
Five months after the general election gave the UK’s Conservative party an unexpected majority, investors are striving to second-guess what it means for infrastructure projects. Industry pundits tell Matthieu Favas why one of the world’s most mature markets is likely to retain its shine
The Indian government is taking steps to lure investment to meet the country’s huge infrastructure needs. But there are plenty of challenges to overcome, as Alexander Johnson of Control Risks explains
The macro-economic environment has been tough for emerging markets over the last year. It’s time for optimists to remind themselves of the long-term nature of infrastructure investing – and that market falls should in theory be followed by recoveries. Andy Thomson reports
The end of a commodity supercycle, China’s slowing growth and currency devaluation, and the US Federal Reserve rate have some investors thinking twice about making new emerging market investments, but demand for commitments remains strong. Chase Collum reports
Beset by a challenging business climate, the Indian infrastructure market continues to punch below its weight. Could the renewables sector pull the country out of the shade? Matthieu Favas reports
Investors in a Norwegian asset lost the court case they brought when tariffs were cut. They may be surprised by the outcome – but others are more inclined to see it as predictable.
Or at least it shouldn’t be when comparing compensation packages at public pension funds with those in the private sector
The Georgian Co-investment Fund is striving to entice international investors to its home market by making a splash in hydropower. Matthieu Favas zooms in on the vehicle’s structure and strategy
The operator of the Port of Piraeus may need to embrace the future and let go of the past
Even US infrastructure may be forgiven its sins
Flooded roads may be a thing of the past if the concrete that likes a drink is widely adopted
Art meets infrastructure in Iceland thanks to human-shaped electricity pylons
With the country’s water infrastructure thirsty for funding, anything that facilitates investment in the sector is a welcome development. But does WRRDA go far enough? Kalliope Gourntis reports
After a few years of economic and regulatory turmoil, Southern European infrastructure markets are on the up again. Have investors been too quick to forgive? Matthieu Favas reports
Multiple initiatives have been devised to boost investment into European infrastructure. Tomas Gardfors of Norton Rose Fulbright maintains that, to be successful, a more integrated approach is required
Research shows only a small number of institutional investors have exposure to hydropower. Oldrik Verloop of Aquila Capital explains why the sector deserves a closer look
The UK’s new infrastructure commission sounds like a great idea. But it remains too early to tell how much it will change the game.
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