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Tapping the US water opportunity

The US needs up to $1trn to plug its water gap over the next 30 years, but so far private sector participation has been scant.

Macquarie Capital bets on InfraTech with new venture

The firm has teamed with R/GA on an initiative to boost companies offering innovative products in the transport, energy and utility space.

‘Next wave’ of LNG projects expected, says S&P

After a slowdown in projects, liquified natural gas supply is expected to outpace demand in around 2022, though battery storage may pose a threat to the sector.

Northleaf adds former UBS, Macquarie director to infra team

Roderick Gadsby, hired from Stormharbour, will serve as a managing director in Northleaf’s London office.

Master plan aims to boost New York’s offshore wind output

The state releases a strategy to build 800MW over the next two years and 2.4GW by 2030.

2017 infra activity hit by policy uncertainty, PwC finds

A report on the second half of last year shows a 17% drop in deal value and a 22% fall in average deal size from the first half.

OMERS hires Blackstone senior MD to head Americas infra team

Michael Ryder, who previously worked for Blackstone Energy Partners, will help the Canadian pension seek opportunities in the energy sector.

KKR makes splash with US water PPP exits

The Bayonne and Middletown water concessions were sold to Argo Infrastructure Partners for a combined $170m, generating a 2.8x and 3.3x gross money multiple, respectively.

Islamic finance is underused in infra. Can that change?

Islamic finance has been rapidly growing, but Muslim-majority countries are still facing some of the world’s worst infrastructure shortfalls.

Trump’s 30% solar tariff not as bad as some feared

The industry, which had braced for tariffs of up to 40%, will benefit from added certainly despite the tariff’s negative impact.

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