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Stonepeak increases Fund III GP commitment with $350m Landmark deal

Landmark Partners, a Connecticut-based secondaries firm, made a $350 million preferred-equity investment in Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, according to an internal memo seen by Infrastructure Investor. Stonepeak co-founders Mike Dorrell and Trent Vichie sent the memo to limited partners of the firm’s third infrastructure fund, which closed in July on $7.2 billion, letting them know an […]

GIP buys into ‘world’s largest offshore wind farm’ in $5.9bn deal

Global Infrastructure Partners has acquired a 50 percent stake in the 1.2GW Hornsea 1 project – billed as the “world’s largest offshore wind farm” – from Danish developer Orsted for a total price tag of £4.46 billion ($5.86 billion; €5.02 billion). The deal covers GIP’s acquisition of a stake in the project – which was […]

Toyota commits $89m to new Sparx renewables fund

The Japanese asset management firm is initially investing $890,000 in the greenfield Mirai Renewable Energy Fund, targeting a final close by March 2019 on $267m.

InfraRed undergoes new leadership change

The London-based investment manager has promoted James Hall-Smith and Harry Seekings as co-heads of infrastructure following the departure of Ben Loomes.

Natixis expands infra platform with new Americas hire

Natixis has hired Nasir Khan as its head of infrastructure for the Americas as the French investment bank looks to capitalise on strong growth in both North and Latin American markets. Khan will lead a group of financiers looking to capitalise on an infrastructure sector in North America that is opening to private investment and […]

Infrastructure debt reels in $43bn

Infrastructure debt has raised significant funds in recent years but has failed to take off in 2018.

Morandi Bridge: How to avoid a repeat of ‘everyone’s worst nightmare’

The fatal collapse indicates a public-private failure. But confronting the formidable challenges of maintaining ageing infrastructure will require more – not less – public-private cooperation.

The parties battling for Itinere should keep in mind who they represent

A tussle for the Spanish toll road operator could lead to a bitter public rift between compatriot Dutch and Canadian pension pots.

Texas ERS, OMERS open up new frontiers in Asian private markets

The US and Canadian pension funds have shifted to Asia for better returns and relationships.

Infra is ‘top sector for expanding North American investors’

Global investors have steadily been adding new strategies to their portfolios in the past three years with private debt, unlisted infrastructure, unlisted real estate and emerging markets equity topping the list, a new survey by London-based specialist consultant firm bfinance found. Of the 485 senior investment professionals surveyed, 66 percent said they had added a […]

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