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Frankfurt
Vehicle’s managers to make direct, primary and secondary investments in western Europe and North America, targeting returns of 6%-8%.
Ralph Berg OMERS
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
Polhem Infra’s backers believe it will have a competitive advantage by investing to hold rather than to sell.
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
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
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
GIP’s 42% stake in London’s second-largest airport could be worth nearly $4bn.
Patrick Samson, the Canadian pension's head of infrastructure, tells us he doesn't exclude some 'bumps related to Brexit', but is bullish on the long term, as GLIL Infrastructure, First State Super and Cbus join the deal.
Two Canadian pensions funds have invested in Pacifico Sur, a 309-kilometer Mexican toll road that is poised to benefit from increased regional trade as well as tourism-driven light traffic, underscoring the attractiveness of transportation assets in growth markets  for long-term institutional investors. The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan together purchased […]
The Aussie superfund’s solo bid beat a joint offer from MIRA and Sunsuper, with Cbus dropping out of the process.
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