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Tony Togher, who will lead the strategy, said the new platform’s focus on sustainable debt was partly in response to strong client demand.
The government’s superannuation reforms, which were heavily criticised in some quarters for using crude benchmarks, will use MSCI’s unlisted benchmarks after industry consultation.
MIRA is set to take over 100% of the waste management and recycling firm, with CPE Capital no longer in the running.
The Spanish manager, which was originally targeting €350m, raised the majority of Fund II from institutional investors, in contrast to the predecessor vehicle.
A CEO for the new unit is being sought, as parent AMP Ltd says the demerger and ASX listing would ‘unlock further value’ in AMP Capital’s infra and real estate businesses.
Just shy of $24bn was raised by 13 funds in the first quarter of the year, with specialised strategies accounting for 38% of the number of vehicles closed.
Jim Barry, who previously helmed the unit in addition to being global CIO at BlackRock Alternative Investors, will now focus on the latter role.

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