Home Authors Posts by Jordan Stutts

Jordan Stutts

Inside Texas Teachers’ quest for diversification

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is overweight on energy. But as the $154bn pension’s senior investment manager Carolyn Hansard tells us, finding the right assets to diversify is a challenge.
Berlin Global Summit 2019

WATCH: Three highlights from Global Summit Day 4

Data centres' debatable status, the blurring of boundaries between energy transition and digital infra and PPAs' growing complexity were some of the main themes discussed at yesterday's event.

Global Summit: Ontario eyes new business at home through infra consulting abroad

The government of Ontario is seeking to export the Canadian province’s public-private partnership model to new markets through legislation that would allow its infrastructure agency to launch a for-profit project consultancy business. Monte McNaught, Ontario’s minister of infrastructure, said that allowing Infrastructure Ontario to advise on projects outside the province would create a new revenue […]

Fiera hires IFM director to launch US expansion – exclusive

Fiera Infrastructure is to assemble an investment team of about four people in New York this year as it plans to expand its activities in the US. Alina Osorio, Fiera’s president, said the Toronto-based fund manager had hired Brooks Kaufman, who was previously an investment director at Australian firm IFM Investors, to head the new […]

EQT’s fourth infra fund is 10% invested at €9bn final close

EQT Partners has held the final close on its fourth infrastructure fund after collecting €9 billion in commitments during six months of fundraising. The Swedish firm announced on 12 March that its EQT Infrastructure IV had exceeded its €7.5 billion fundraising target after launching last September. EQT has already invested 10 percent of the fund […]

UBS hires JPMorgan veteran Joe Azelby to head real assets

The asset management division of Swiss investment bank UBS has named Joe Azelby as the new head of its $100 billion real estate and private markets business. Azelby will report to Ulrich Koerner, president of UBS Asset Management, according to a statement from the company. He brings with him an almost two-decade track record of […]

Four hires from public, private sectors boost First State’s infra group

The new appointees are joining the Australian fund manager from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, CalSTRS, Enbridge and Veolia.
Garrett Reisman Space X

Lessons from outer space

As an astronaut at NASA, Garrett Reisman was part of a government agency taking big risks. Now a professor and senior advisor at Space X, he’s helping the private sector manage those risks.
Chicago skyline

Chicago Teachers’ sought diverse managers and found only one

Over the two months in which Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund had issued a request for proposals seeking a minority, woman-owned or disadvantaged business enterprise, it received only one response. Chicago-based JLC Infrastructure, which fulfilled the requirements of having at least three years’ experience managing institutional capital and $500 million of assets under management, will, as […]

BlackRock head of infra debt departure leads to $11bn+ real assets debt group

Erik Savi’s exit is accelerating the combination of infrastructure and real estate debt into a single platform, a plan that was already in the works.

Copyright PEI Media

Not for publication, email or dissemination