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Co-investments: the in-between step

If for whatever reason you can’t go all in, then co-investment might be a better bet.
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The price of direct investing

Going direct is well-suited to infrastructure. But anyone looking to do it will have to tackle tough questions around compensation and transparency.

Going direct? Here are three things to bear in mind

You can save on fees, but these programmes certainly aren’t without cost. And if you’re not ready to go all in, it’s best to stick to funds and co-investing.
Frankfurt

Union Investment raises €442m with Mercer for maiden infra fund

Vehicle’s managers to make direct, primary and secondary investments in western Europe and North America, targeting returns of 6%-8%.
Ralph Berg OMERS

What OMERS learnt managing third-party capital

With C$18bn in the asset class, head of infrastructure Ralph Berg says that partnering with some of the world’s most sophisticated institutions is ‘now a core pillar’ of the pension’s strategy.
Stockholm

Swedish pension trio plug $970m into new infra investment company

Polhem Infra’s backers believe it will have a competitive advantage by investing to hold rather than to sell.

II Awards 2018: I Squared sweeps the board

The fund manager triumphed across a range of regions and sectors, not to mention our global fundraising and fund manager categories. Antin and GIP are two of the other stand-outs of our 10th global awards.
Direct investment

AMP Capital eyes direct investments with launch of new team

The Australian firm’s head of infrastructure equity for the Americas, Dylan Foo, will lead the new initiative while continuing in his current role.
Bogota, Colombia

CDPQ grows Latin American footprint with Colombian partnership

The Canadian pension will invest up to $510m alongside a new $490m fund launched by Colombia’s development agency and the country’s pension funds.
Airplane

CPPIB eyes GIP’s Gatwick Airport stake

GIP’s 42% stake in London’s second-largest airport could be worth nearly $4bn.
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