Enhanced reporting is holding fund managers which tweak their mandates en route increasingly accountable. For investors seeking clarity, that’s probably a good thing.
Blackstone is excited about the returns it can net by helping to make American infrastructure great again. But what’s really promising is to see that interest coincide with an increased appetite for higher-risk/higher-return strategies.
GIP again takes the Nr 1 spot with the asset class’s largest-ever fund, capping a streak of closes that saw the manager raise some $19bn across global, regional and sector-focused strategies.
Forget about ‘asset stripping’ by new buyers. The real question is whether private capital is the best way to keep the Green Investment Bank’s mission alive.
Funds by EQT and Antin are generating net IRRs in the region of 20%, showing that approaching infra with an entrepreneurial mind is not necessarily the same as taking on unnecessary risk.
2017 could be a pivotal year for the world’s infrastructure markets. Here, we list what some of you are probably hoping to see in the wake of 2016’s surprises.
Political risk is a perennial infrastructure talking point, but this year’s stunning electoral upsets served as a reminder of just how disruptive voters can be.
High-profile ‘nos’ to Chinese capital have culminated in a grid sale proposal that completely excludes foreign capital. Are Australian assets the exclusive preserve of Australian investors from now on?
After years of partnering with Actis, Mainstream Renewable Power has established an in-house unit to source institutional capital. We look at why the clean energy developer is likely to succeed.
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