DATA SNAPSHOT: PE firms turn to ILPA to boost transparency

70% of delegates at the CFOs & COOs Forum 2019 are being asked by at least some investors to use the ILPA reporting template.

Danish FSA slams pensions’ ‘inadequate’ infra investment management

Several of the country’s major pension funds were singled out for improper risk management and valuation methods.

Can investors escape nationalisation by stashing assets offshore?

Rattled investors are looking to bilateral treaties for protection against the potential renationalisation of UK assets. We take a look at whether these measures will have the desired effect.
Gender divide

Recruitment quotas won’t fix PE’s gender problem

Private equity's diversity issue goes deeper than firms not seeing enough female candidates.

Lessons from a landmark IPP

Ashwin West, investment director, African Infrastructure Investment Managers, tells us what it took to get Mali’s first independent power project to cross the finish line.

GIP, I Squared, among heavyweights in pre-bid talks for six Indian airports

Investors are unhappy about the short time given to prepare the bids, which are due 14 February.

CFOs and COOs Forum: PME gains ground as LP benchmark of choice

The shortcomings of available performance data are making public market equivalents a more attractive benchmark.

A prolonged government shutdown could upend private deals

There are no signs President Trump and Congress are closing in on an agreement over the budget to resume work, and the shutdown comes at a time when the stock and bond markets have experienced volatility under the spectre of rising interest rates.

Abraaj dispute prompts lenders to close fund finance loophole

Banks are changing the way security notices are issued to LPs following the firm's collapse.

AIIB to invest $500m in sustainable infra-related bonds in emerging Asia

Through this initiative, the multilateral development bank is aiming to promote infrastructure as an asset class, develop debt capital markets for infrastructure and promote ESG in emerging Asia.

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