November 2016 Issue

    Almost famous

    Our brief lament on Hillary Clinton’s decision to overlook Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx for VP

    Highway to heat

    California is investing $2m to study if it can procure energy from traffic

    Spotlight: Lancashire County Pension Fund, Local Pensions Partnership

    The lancashire county pension fund’s investment chief tells Zak Bentley about its imminent pooling with the london pensions fund authority to become the local pensions partnership, Brexit and the lessons he’s learned from previous infrastructure experiences.

    Sailing through the fog

    With much still to be decided about what the UK’s divorce from the EU will look like, investing long-term is no easy task. But three experts tell Matthieu Favas why they remain upbeat about Britain

    The debt innovators

    As Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions prepares to take on the US, co-heads Andrew Robertson and James Wilson talk to Bruno Alves about their bet on UK inflation-linked infrastructure debt, their activist approach and how their firm hopes to get more pensions to grow its $4.4bn infrastructure debt business.

    It’s all about execution now

    With dry powder at an all-time high and investors worried about shrinking returns, sailing past fundraising targets is the easy bit.