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IFM teams up with Polish state fund for port, two years after government blocked...

The circa €1.1 billion deal for DCT Gdansk is IFM’s first in Poland since the government in 2017 blocked it for being a fund ‘focused on aggressive profit’.
Berlin Global Summit 2019

WATCH: Three highlights from Global Summit Day 4

Data centres' debatable status, the blurring of boundaries between energy transition and digital infra and PPAs' growing complexity were some of the main themes discussed at yesterday's event.

WATCH: Three highlights from Global Summit Day 3

LP discontent, why we haven't hit peak infra yet and the need for long-term investors to adapt to a faster pace of change were some of the main themes discussed at yesterday's event.

WATCH: Three highlights from Global Summit Day 2

Weathering cycles, countering populism and diversity were some of the main themes discussed at yesterdays’ event.
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Global Summit: GIP’s Kim says creative de-risking ‘key’ to catalysing emerging market investment

In his first interview since leaving the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim said private investors needed to stop thinking of emerging markets as a ‘single risk pool’.

IFM restructures Australian infra investment team – exclusive

Directors Michael Thompson, Quentin Law and David Stegehuis have all left after the fund manager took a dim view on future dealflow in the Australian infrastructure market, particularly in energy generation.

WATCH: Three key takeaways from our Global Summit

Check out the highlights from our first day interview with GIP vice chairman and former World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, as well as our ESG and Emerging Markets forums.

Fiera hires IFM director to launch US expansion – exclusive

Fiera Infrastructure is to assemble an investment team of about four people in New York this year as it plans to expand its activities in the US. Alina Osorio, Fiera’s president, said the Toronto-based fund manager had hired Brooks Kaufman, who was previously an investment director at Australian firm IFM Investors, to head the new […]

Brookfield agrees to buy 62% of Oaktree

The deal will allow Oaktree to operate independently, though Brookfield intends to build up its stake.

EQT’s fourth infra fund is 10% invested at €9bn final close

EQT Partners has held the final close on its fourth infrastructure fund after collecting €9 billion in commitments during six months of fundraising. The Swedish firm announced on 12 March that its EQT Infrastructure IV had exceeded its €7.5 billion fundraising target after launching last September. EQT has already invested 10 percent of the fund […]

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