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North America, Europe drive infrastructure fundraising

The two regions led the asset class to buck last year’s trend, experiencing a 17% increase in fundraising growth compared to the 11% drop private markets experienced as a whole, McKinsey reveals in a recent report.

Can investors escape nationalisation by stashing assets offshore?

Rattled investors are looking to bilateral treaties for protection against the potential renationalisation of UK assets. We take a look at whether these measures will have the desired effect.
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Investcorp, Aberdeen target GCC infra with $1bn fund

The joint venture marks a first for both: the launch of an infra business for the Bahrain-based private equity firm and a new geography for the UK-based asset manager.
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UBS AM makes first foray into Portugal, fully deploying AIIF II

The manager is following its $644m second equity fund with a third vehicle, said to be targeting about $1bn.

‘Double-digit returns are behind us’, claims EDHECinfra

It’s not just ‘a wall of capital’ chasing too few deals that has driven up infrastructure valuations in the past 15 years, but other systematic factors as well, the research institute says in its latest study.

MIRA trains sights on Central/Eastern Europe with new hire

The fund manager has tapped Martin Gebauer, a CEO of one of its portfolio companies, to head its new Central and Eastern European business.

AMP Capital eyes direct investments with launch of new team

The Australian firm’s head of infrastructure equity for the Americas, Dylan Foo, will lead the new initiative while continuing in his current role.

Can investors escape nationalisation by stashing assets offshore?

Rattled investors are looking to bilateral treaties for protection against the potential renationalisation of UK assets. We take a look at whether these measures will have the desired effect.

2018 awards: Last day to vote!

With a deadline of midnight PST tonight, time is fast running out to make your opinion count in the 10th edition of our annual awards.

Investors ‘will continue to seek shelter in infra in 2019’

Demand for infrastructure will continue to grow with allocations to the asset class expected to increase according to Foresight Group’s recent survey.

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