Prostar expands team as it launches $750m fund – exclusive

Washington State Investment Board becomes the first major investor in the Prostar Energy Infrastructure Fund II with a $200m commitment.

UK pension group makes double infra hire

LPP, the manager of the GLIL Infrastructure vehicle, has now made four additions to its infrastructure team this year.

Pantheon adds principal to real assets team

Janice Ince will source, evaluate and execute real assets primary and secondaries deals from the firm's San Francisco office.

Carlyle plots infra debt buildout with Erik Savi hire – exclusive

Executive’s arrival comes two months after leaving his position as head of infra debt at BlackRock.

Goldman Sachs hires energy infra specialist from KKR

Cedric Lucas has joined the New York-based investment bank seven months after the private equity firm closed its third infrastructure fund on $7.4bn.

Blackstone launches impact investing platform

The new platform will sit within the firm's secondaries unit, Strategic Partners, and work with existing impact managers across all asset classes.

Former Ørsted CEO to head up Macquarie wind strategy

Samuel Leupold joins Green Investment Group after five years at the helm of the Danish firm, which he left in February 2018.

‘Deals like this don’t grow on trees’

For all those who wondered if consolidation would reach the upper echelons of alternative asset management, Brookfield Asset Management’s purchase of Oaktree Capital Management is your answer. The spate of M&As in the alternative asset space had largely been limited to smaller money managers, including the business development company sector, a space in which Oaktree […]

Relevance at every point in the cycle

Oaktree’s co-founder Howard Marks insists his firm’s $4.7 billion sale of a 62 percent stake to Toronto-based asset management giant Brookfield is “not a timing thing” in the context of him calling the top of the alternatives market cycle. On the other hand, speak to Bruce Flatt, Brookfield’s chief executive, and you’ll hear that timing […]

Ostrum goes east in search of infra debt opportunities

Natixis affiliate is establishing a Hong Kong subsidiary and expects to launch an Asia-Pacific infra debt fund by the year end.
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