Mexico toll road deal underscores transport sector’s strong appeal

Two Canadian pensions funds have invested in Pacifico Sur, a 309-kilometer Mexican toll road that is poised to benefit from increased regional trade as well as tourism-driven light traffic, underscoring the attractiveness of transportation assets in growth markets  for long-term institutional investors. The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan together purchased […]

UK’s Octopus and Korea’s KIS launch $140m renewables JV

The UK asset manager plans more “bespoke renewables portfolios” in partnership with institutional investors across the globe.

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 […]

Pension funds battle over Spanish toll roads in €1.3bn tug of war

APG and Corsair Capital have claimed victory in their bid for Itínere, although Globalvia insists its accepted bid in July remains valid.

Fengate wins LAX bid as it targets ‘huge opportunities’ in US airports

The governing authority for Los Angeles International Airport chose a consortium led by Fengate Real Asset Investments to develop the next phase of a multi-stage public-private partnership modernising the US’s second-largest airport. Los Angeles World Airports recommended LA Gateway Partners be approved to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a consolidated rental car (ConRAC) facility […]

Palisade invests in ‘fastest and largest’ data link between US, Australia and NZ

The Hawaiki cable deal is the Australian firm’s first telecoms investment, which it plans to use as a launchpad for further opportunities in the sector.

Investor demand leads Victoria to auction nearly 1GW of renewables power

The Australian state will sign contracts for six renewables projects that will see 928MW of electricity generated per year.

Is Antin’s latest deal infra, agriculture or somewhere in between?

The French manager has recently acquired a live salmon transportation business. We ask Agri Investor editor Matthieu Favas to tell us in which bucket the asset should sit.

Partners Group bolsters Australian wind portfolio with Murra Warra deal

The acquisition of the 226MW project from RES and Macquarie Capital for ‘more than $142m’ is the Swiss firm’s fourth major wind farm investment in the country since 2015.

‘You’re just milking the system’ – a decade on, Chicago Parking Meters is still...

Legal disputes, annual calls to annul it and an anniversary that sets the stage for six decades of private-sector upside make the deal a case study in the dangers of misaligned interests.

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