Investors

S&P warns of growing ‘external risks’ in South and Southeast Asia

With upcoming elections in several countries, political uncertainty is one of several factors that may lead to ‘some slowdown’ in the region this year, but the impact on the infrastructure sector is not expected to last.

Future Fund prepares to sell infrastructure assets as portfolio value rises

Thanks to a weak Australian dollar and increased valuations, the fund’s infra allocation has increased to 8.5% of its overall portfolio.

Bored of diversity yet? You shouldn’t be

Private fund CFOs: if you haven’t been tasked with creating a more diverse workforce, you probably will be.

Infrastructure ‘most popular sub-sector’ for new manager searches – bfinance

Infrastructure has overtaken private debt and alongside real estate now makes up a majority of bfinance’s private market manager searches.
ABC of impact

VIDEO: The A-Z of impact investing

The breadth of impact investing was on show at the recent GIIN Investor Forum in Paris.

UBS AM in five charts

Following the close of its latest debt fund on its €1bn hard-cap and our recent interview with head of infra Tommaso Albanese, we bring you interactive charts on its funds, investments by sector/geography, past performance and more (hover to go full screen).

Taiwan back-pedals on proposed FiT cut after developers push back

While the new FiT tariff at NT$5.516 per MW is still 5.7% lower than last year's, it represents a much more modest reduction than the 12.7% cut the government had in mind.
Tram running on City Circle line of Sydney Light Rail

Sydney Light Rail’s troubles call PPPs into question

The Public Accountability Committee recommends review following legal dispute between the contractor and the client over costs associated with relocating utilities.
Enriquez

What NYCRS looks for in a GP

David Enriquez, head of private equity for the pension system, shared three things GPs should be aware of when seeking capital.

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