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Indian expressway
The 67km toll road will be the first asset the Canadian pension will add to its Indian roads platform, which it launched and staffed last year.
Ralph Berg OMERS
Annesley Wallace will replace Berg as head of the C$109bn Canadian pension’s infrastructure group.
The A$125bn superfund is trying to take fibre provider OptiComm private in a A$675m deal that follows three infrastructure investing themes quite closely.
As the South American country battles covid-19, investment officials make the case that long-term infrastructure investments will outlast the short-term impact of the pandemic.
BCI, HSBC Asset Management and Mark Weisdorf Associates talk about what it takes to build and run effective direct and co-investment programmes and how they are faring amid covid-19.
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia found just 49% of respondents saw ‘compelling’ investment opportunities in Australia, leading to a growing preference for unregulated and core-plus assets.
Scott Chan
The $240bn pension aims to be the ‘partner of choice’ for managers, operating companies and its peers in direct structures. Deputy CIO Scott Chan explains how CalSTRS’ ‘collaborative model’ is the blueprint to achieve these goals.
REM - Light rail - Montreal
One of the world’s most prominent direct investors is trying to prove it can do much more than back projects with capital by developing a C$6.3bn greenfield project in Montreal.
Indonesia
The Canadian pension’s head of infrastructure says there ‘is a great fit between growth supporting infrastructure and infrastructure supporting growth’ in the country.
Infrastructure Investor: The Decade
We review the asset class’s first 10 years, as ESG and customer service both took centre stage, in the first article from our special 10th anniversary issue.
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