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The French manager has already deployed circa €1bn from its latest core fund across transportation, digital and social infra in France, Spain and Portugal.
The Paris-based fund manager expects to reach final close on $1.5bn before summer, a target which, if met, will make AAIF V nearly double the size of its predecessor.
Yasuhiro Ono will focus on investment sourcing and managing investor relations in the region when he joins the NY-based firm on 21 December.
The manager was originally targeting $1.75bn for its second mezzanine fund, expected to reach a final close as early as end of October.
The firm has raised an additional $2.5bn for its fourth flagship infrastructure fund and its maiden renewables vehicle, both of which are expected to reach final close in Q1 2021.
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Macquarie has also committed 90% of the $5bn raised for its last North America-focused infrastructure fund, MIP IV, according to an LP document.
Infrastructure's continuous evolution will require new skill sets, create job opportunities and drive up pay packages for investment professionals, according to recruitment firm Sousou Partners.
The funds offer investors two strategies of varying risk and are targeting gross returns ranging between 9% and 14%.
Survey results show that marginal loss factor volatility is increasing the cost of capital, says one investor, who also criticised the Australian regulator for being 'more interested in preserving the past'.
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Diana Callebaut's departure comes a little over a week since the superannuation fund announced its CEO, David Atkin, would also be stepping down by mid-2020.
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