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        Strategy shifts in the digital age
        16 February 2017

        Enhanced reporting is holding fund managers which tweak their mandates en route increasingly accountable. For investors seeking clarity, that’s probably a good thing.

        Private equity to the greenfield rescue?
        08 February 2017

        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.

        Back on top
        01 February 2017

        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.

        Spotlight: Catalyst Private Equity
        31 January 2017

        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.

        The government needs to make up its mind about the GIB
        26 January 2017

        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.

        Why the multilateral model needs a reboot
        19 January 2017

        Multilaterals and DFIs would have more success in plugging infrastructure gaps if they shifted focus from lending to risk mitigation.

        Value-add infra: a costly luxury, or the best way to invest?
        12 January 2017

        Funds by EQT and Antin are generating net IRRs in the region of 20%, showing that approaching infra with an entrepreneurial mind is not necessarily the same as taking on unnecessary risk.

        Wishful thinking
        05 January 2017

        2017 could be a pivotal year for the world’s infrastructure markets. Here, we list what some of you are probably hoping to see in the wake of 2016’s surprises.

        Outlook 2017: The will of the people
        03 January 2017

        Political risk is a perennial infrastructure talking point, but this year’s stunning electoral upsets served as a reminder of just how disruptive voters can be.

        Super-size infra
        22 December 2016

        We take a look back at a historic 2016 that will almost certainly be remembered as the year private infrastructure funds took a quantum leap in size.