News & Analysis

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.
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Macquarie settlement shows cost of getting traffic forecasts wrong

Macquarie Capital has settled a lawsuit with Syncora Guarantee for $38m, following accusations of using inflated projections to secure a toll road acquisition. We find the pre-crisis deal offers some valuable lessons for the transportation industry.

The rise of the activist pensioner

First Super CEO Bill Watson worries it’s only a matter of time before his superannuates realise they own some of the assets providing them a poor service. He’s right to do so.
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.

New Energy Capital closes second debt fund on $500m

New Energy Capital Partners has closed its second clean energy credit fund on its recently announced hard-cap of $500 million. The fund manager, based in Hanover, New Hampshire, said every investor that committed to its first credit vehicle – which closed on $325 million in 2017 – participated in this fundraising, leading New Energy Capital […]

The world’s 10 largest infra debt managers

As infrastructure debt continues its steady growth, fundraising among the asset class’s most elite firms nears $60bn.

Corsair launches open-ended fund as $3.4bn Citi fund winds down

The new vehicle this week added Vantage Airport Group and plans to focus its strategy on airport and airport-related investments.

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