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Secondaries market will ‘only get larger’

And it isn’t just the growing number – and size – of the primary infrastructure vehicles that will fuel secondaries’ growth, Campbell Lutyens’ Gerald Cooper explains.

Greater scrutiny of foreign ownership is here to stay

While stricter regulations surrounding foreign investment in infrastructure have coincided with a rise in populism around the world, we find the root causes lie elsewhere.

HSBC pension scheme targets UK renewables

The British pension will invest more than $320m in large-scale solar and smaller onshore wind assets.

Blackstone hires CDC’s head of infra to lead new MENA power sector venture

The New York-based manager is launching Zarou through Blackstone Energy Partners, with Sameh Shenouda to head up the new company.

Multilaterals ‘key to mobilising private capital in emerging markets’

Of the private capital multilateral lenders have mobilised, only 3% has been invested in low-income countries, S&P finds.

InfraRed undergoes new leadership change

The London-based investment manager has promoted James Hall-Smith and Harry Seekings as co-heads of infrastructure following the departure of Ben Loomes.

Morandi Bridge: How to avoid a repeat of ‘everyone’s worst nightmare’

The fatal collapse indicates a public-private failure. But confronting the formidable challenges of maintaining ageing infrastructure will require more – not less – public-private cooperation.

Infra is ‘top sector for expanding North American investors’

Global investors have steadily been adding new strategies to their portfolios in the past three years with private debt, unlisted infrastructure, unlisted real estate and emerging markets equity topping the list, a new survey by London-based specialist consultant firm bfinance found. Of the 485 senior investment professionals surveyed, 66 percent said they had added a […]

GIP’s Malhotra to co-head the firm’s new Indian entity

GIP India is focused on deploying the roughly $100m remaining in Fund II, inherited after acquiring IDFC Alternatives’ infrastructure business, before deciding on a future strategy.

‘No question there’s risk’ but LatAm opportunities are worth it

While the region continues to experience some volatility and uncertainty – elections, slower-than-expected economic recovery and the lingering after-effects of corruption – infrastructure investors tell Kalliope Gourntis all the reasons that keep them coming back.

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