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The infrastructure sector is at an inflection point, with covid-19 being the catalyst of enormous dynamic change. The impact on certain sub-sectors, such as transport, has been particularly severe, with permanent destruction of demand. In others, such as utilities and grids, there is a growing trend of consumers putting pressure on regulators to reduce rates […]
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The Impact Alternatives Fund will invest up to 30% of its capital in renewables across both IIG and externally-managed funds.
Principal Ryan Ramsey says a similar focus on low correlation, capital preservation and specialised management of long lived, capital-intensive assets is part of what makes ag 'ripe for institutional investment.'
Troy Rieck, the superfund’s newly appointed CIO, talks fees, an increase in co-investments and debt commitments, and why he ‘doesn’t care’ about the definition of infra – as long as it’s a good investment.
The Australian fund saw the value of its infrastructure portfolio rise even as it fell as a percentage of total AUM due to disposals of illiquid overseas assets including Gatwick Airport.
The greenhouses will be heated by waste heat from nearby water treatment facilities and result in a 75% carbon footprint reduction.
Long-Term Asset Partner’s mysterious bid for 100% of GrainCorp faces a May 10 deadline after sale of liquid terminals to ANZ Terminals, owned by several infra fund managers.
Asset manager Long-Term Asset Partners is led by directors with extensive infra and logistics experience, which suggests the acquisition is being viewed as an infrastructure play.
Andrew Day, who led Hastings Funds Management for six years, will step into the role later this month.
Mark Fischer of Australia’s Qualitas says institutions are increasingly keen on ‘crossover investments’ spanning ag, real estate and infrastructure. Agri Investor examines the firm’s latest fund, currently in market with a A$204m target.

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