The Department of Transportation gave St. Louis approval to explore airport privatisation as part of President Trump’s plan to increase private sector infrastructure participation.
Negative interest rates are pushing Japanese investors to see infrastructure as a fixed income substitute, giving an edge to the listed end of the asset class, panellists argued today.
The Norwegian firm signed 25-year PPAs with the Egyptian government for six plants on a 1.8GW solar park near Aswan.
The listed solar fund has picked up a further 28MW for its 467MW-strong portfolio while parent company NextEnergy Capital has also secured the refinancing of a recently bought portfolio in Italy.
Multilateral development banks said at the UN’s second annual Global Infrastructure Forum they would work together to draw institutional capital to the asset class.
Japanese LPs must look beyond returns when seeking to incorporate sustainability considerations into their investment strategies, delegates heard today.
Targeting operational projects in Europe, the fund has been seeded with a €40m contribution from 3i and a portfolio of 11 assets.
As a shake-up of the country’s pension system looms, investors remain focused on liquidity despite a growing knowledge of overseas infrastructure, delegates heard today.
The Dutch firm’s successor to its Netherlands-focused vehicle will invest predominantly in fibre optic networks in Germany as it reaches a €100m first close.
The Dutch manager is aiming for an end of May first close for Fund V and a summer final close for its maiden ‘core’ vehicle, which has already surpassed its €350m target.
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