2018 awards: Last day to vote!

With a deadline of midnight PST tonight, time is fast running out to make your opinion count in the 10th edition of our annual awards.

Half of institutional investors seek to increase private debt exposure – BlackRock

Private credit is set to benefit from a shift away from public equities and into private markets and fixed income, according the investment manager’s latest survey.

New Energy lifts fundraising cap to $500m for second credit fund

The infrastructure shop is raising another pool of capital to fund energy efficient infrastructure after its debut vehicle closed above target.

Western Australia launches ‘simpler and lower-risk’ land registry auction

The state government is privatising the digital functions of Landgate, excluding manual processing, to make the asset more attractive to investors.

Investors ‘will continue to seek shelter in infra in 2019’

Demand for infrastructure will continue to grow with allocations to the asset class expected to increase according to Foresight Group’s recent survey.

Year in Review: Diversity’s growing momentum

The #MeToo movement gave a new urgency to diversity and inclusion issues in the workplace, fuelling a conversation that grew increasingly louder in 2018. With much still to be done, do not expect a change of topic in the coming year.

2018 awards: Competition is heating up!

Two weeks since our awards voting began, some candidates are pulling ahead of the pack, but the race is tight. Make your opinion count by casting your vote today.

Slow capital calls may ‘not be able to satisfy’ POBA’s allocation targets

The South Korean public pension fund has increased its AUM exposure to the asset class from 5% to nearly 7% during 2018.

Australia’s inconsistent interventions could have severe consequences

The country’s regulators have stepped in again to criticise privatisation processes – but singling out private investors while governments escape censure is bad for everyone.

Italy appoints Salini Impregilo and Fincantieri to rebuild Morandi Bridge in €202m deal

Autostrade, which holds the concession for the bridge, has been excluded from the project but will pay for the reconstruction.

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