Whether driven by technological disruption or diminished returns, the lesson from our Berlin Global Summit is that infrastructure investors need to dial up the entrepreneurialism.
We’ve got some heavyweight speakers and some great panels at next week’s record-breaking Global Summit, as more than 1,000 attendees descend on the Hilton Berlin.
How much of your upside scenario do you factor into your base case when trying to win bids in a competitive market?
Forget about ‘asset stripping’ by new buyers. The real question is whether private capital is the best way to keep the Green Investment Bank’s mission alive, argues Bruno Alves. But Gleacher Shacklock’s Martin Falkner* counters the GIB’s catalyst days are over and it’s time for it to exit mature sectors like offshore wind
Many in US private equity are hoping for far-reaching regulatory relief under President Trump – but only mildly optimistic that it will happen
Public-private partnerships have emerged as a key plank at a time when the country seeks to boost infrastructure while keeping debt in check. Sadly, it turns out they’re not very private.
Enhanced reporting is holding fund managers which tweak their mandates en route increasingly accountable. For investors seeking clarity, that’s probably a good thing.
Blackstone is excited about the returns it can net by helping to make American infrastructure great again. But what’s really promising is to see that interest coincide with an increased appetite for higher-risk/higher-return strategies.
GIP again takes the Nr 1 spot with the asset class’s largest-ever fund, capping a streak of closes that saw the manager raise some $19bn across global, regional and sector-focused strategies.
After one of the Middle East's only dedicated renewable energy funds reached a first close last year, catalyst PE managing director Ennis Rimawi spoke to Zak Bentley about its plans for investment in the region.
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