Investors

Chinese interest in Australian renewables remains strong

Outside renewables, Chinese investors acquired no Australian infrastructure in 2018, the only deal being a buyout of engineering firm RCR Tomlinson’s rail arm.

Korea Investment Corporation: ‘We are investing a lot in alternatives’

KIC chairman Heenam Choi explains why the sovereign wealth fund is looking to invest in alternative asset classes.

Norway to allow sovereign wealth fund to invest in unlisted renewables

The move comes less than a month after the government said the fund would stop investing in upstream oil and gas.

Investors hit pause as Indian elections loom

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is perceived as a reformer that helped lure foreign capital into India's infrastructure sector, but experts believe the market will remain attractive even if the incumbent PM suffers an electoral defeat.

ILPA offers a ‘FAIR’ deal to its LP members

The industry group has teamed up with consultant Colmore, whose Fee Allocation Incentive Reporting programme aims to help investors ensure they are not overpaying for alternatives.

American Triple I sees big opportunities in mid-size PPPs

American Triple I Partners CEO David Cibrian believes there is a healthy pipeline to be found in smaller US markets.

Carlyle’s Rubenstein: ‘Debt is the biggest threat to private markets’

The firm’s co-founder says the amount of debt in global economies is worrying, along with dysfunction in government and challenges brought by ageing societies.

‘Brook-tree’ is an outcome of what the money wants

Both institutional investors and equities shareholders have been pushing for consolidation in private markets in a bid to stabilise profits.

Danish pensions told to ‘jump’, just not ‘how high’

No one disputes the regulator’s role in ensuring Denmark’s pension funds invest responsibly. But the lack of clarity over specific requirements isn’t helping anyone.

Dallas Police & Fire Pension scraps infra strategy

DPFP slashes its target allocation from 5% to zero, despite the asset class generating the highest returns over the past three years and since it was introduced into the fund.

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