Investors

CalPERS doubles down on infra separate accounts

Real assets head Paul Mouchakkaa told the pension’s investment committee it will model its infra investment strategy after its real estate one.

FWD Group ready to ramp up infra exposure

The $24.4bn Hong Kong-based insurer will be looking for partners over the next 12 months, as it eyes investments across the capital stack.

‘If you didn’t see that train coming, you weren’t paying attention’

Ten years on, the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board’s Mark Canavan recalls his experience during the global financial crisis and why he thinks it will be almost impossible to predict the next one.

Cost transparency biggest LP-GP misalignment

Clearer free structures are more important for LPs than a reduction in fees, research from State Street has revealed.

Carlyle forms smart grid partnership to help deploy infra fund

The firm will provide equity to developers Dynamic Energy Networks and Schneider Electric for future investments through its $2.5bn Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund, which recently held at first close on $600m.

Western Australia to privatise Synergy’s green projects

State agrees joint venture to meet renewable energy targets, with Dutch Infrastructure Fund reported to be in pole position to underwrite the scheme.

OMERS adds 4.36% Thames Water stake

The Canadian pension now holds a 27% stake in the utility after acquiring the share from Hermes.

Exclusive: Aberdeen targets $250m for South America fund

The UK-based asset manager is launching a strategy that will invest in social infrastructure PPPs across the continent.

Investors’ infra allocation desire increases by 38%

However, national infrastructure plans receive lukewarm backing, according to a joint Global Infrastructure Hub and EDHECInfra study.

NewWorld Capital and Credit Suisse fund back water tech company

Pair invest $26m in Aquam Corporation, which repairs water infrastructure systems and is developing technology to spot pipe leaks.