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The country's successful response to covid-19 might offer it a competitive edge over the UK and US once life normalises.
Emergency financial support
Industry bodies and heavyweights such as David Rubenstein have urged governments to grant private equity access to public funds.
Australian currency
The A$53bn industry fund says it may have to invest over shorter time horizons if the early withdrawal scheme is extended.
As an example of the practice surfaces, an industry body is warning other companies not to use the covid-19 outbreak as an excuse to try and raise additional finance through flexible documentation.
Solar energy in the sea
The firm intends to bring a ‘bespoke’ UK-focused product to market this year, with the Low Carbon Power Fund approaching full deployment.
Local authorities could still put the asset class at the heart of the post covid-19 economic recovery. But don’t count on the administration to use infra to repair the economy.
deal
The deal, should it go through, would allow the French asset manager to expand into infrastructure and increase its presence in North America.
Four industry experts discuss the similarities and differences in their approaches to co-operative investing in core infrastructure assets.
With public infrastructure resources being diverted to pandemicrecovery efforts, many in the industry are wondering if this could bewhat finally prompts an uptick in PPPs.
Although the coronavirus slowed fundraising momentum, it didn’t prevent the firm from expanding its investor base, with roughly half of LPs committing to SEEF II being new to the firm.
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