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Matthieu Favas

Matthieu Favas is the editor of Agri Investor. He was previously the web editor of Infrastructure Investor, where he started in 2013 after a year as a reporter at Private Equity International. Prior to joining PEI he spent four years in the wine industry in London, Spain and Mongolia.
Along with the UK, the country is seen as having spearheaded a market that could soon get a boost from a handful of Asian and Latin American nations.
Our semi-annual report suggests H1’s strong fundraising volumes were underpinned by weak foundations. But don’t panic: there’s more to consider.
Formed in May, the unit helmed by William Barry aims to capture the premium generated through de-risking African renewables projects.
TINC is set to acquire nearly a quarter of the highway PPP six months after raising €77m via a capital increase.
The sovereign fund says heightened competition has pushed investors towards emerging markets and blurred boundaries with private equity.
The German asset manager has enlisted support from four European institutions as it advances towards its €500m target.
The deal comes just days after the manager acquired a set of wind farms and builds on its holdings in two sizeable oil storage and pipeline assets.
The UK-based firm garnered commitments from 47 investors, raising 50% more than for the vehicle’s predecessor in about three months.
Since 2012, AllianzGI has played a pioneering role in building infrastructure debt into a fully fledged asset class. Barely a year after becoming head of alternatives, Deborah Zurkow, together with colleagues Adrian Jones and Martin Ewald, reflect on how the firm seeks to maintain its lead.
The move brings the World Bank affiliate’s emerging market-focused infrastructure initiative to one-fifth to its $5bn fundraising target.

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