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Macquarie plots Nordics push with new MD hire – exclusive

Philip Mikkelsen’s arrival from DWS to boost institutional investor coverage is part of a wider growth plan for the region.

Stonepeak increases Fund III GP commitment with $350m Landmark deal

Landmark Partners, a Connecticut-based secondaries firm, made a $350 million preferred-equity investment in Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, according to an internal memo seen by Infrastructure Investor. Stonepeak co-founders Mike Dorrell and Trent Vichie sent the memo to limited partners of the firm’s third infrastructure fund, which closed in July on $7.2 billion, letting them know an […]

Morandi Bridge: How to avoid a repeat of ‘everyone’s worst nightmare’

The fatal collapse indicates a public-private failure. But confronting the formidable challenges of maintaining ageing infrastructure will require more – not less – public-private cooperation.

Infra is ‘top sector for expanding North American investors’

Global investors have steadily been adding new strategies to their portfolios in the past three years with private debt, unlisted infrastructure, unlisted real estate and emerging markets equity topping the list, a new survey by London-based specialist consultant firm bfinance found. Of the 485 senior investment professionals surveyed, 66 percent said they had added a […]

Pension funds battle over Spanish toll roads in €1.3bn tug of war

APG and Corsair Capital have claimed victory in their bid for Itínere, although Globalvia insists its accepted bid in July remains valid.

GRESB Infra ‘becoming global standard’ as more funds submit to benchmarking

While ‘room for improvement’ remains in ESG asset reporting, there has been a notable increase in funds submitting themselves to the body’s assessments – up 17% on last year.

CK Infra clears first hurdle for APA Group bid

The deal would see CKI sell a number of APA’s assets in Western Australia but is still subject to Foreign Investment Review Board approval.

Is Antin’s latest deal infra, agriculture or somewhere in between?

The French manager has recently acquired a live salmon transportation business. We ask Agri Investor editor Matthieu Favas to tell us in which bucket the asset should sit.

‘You’re just milking the system’ – a decade on, Chicago Parking Meters is still...

Legal disputes, annual calls to annul it and an anniversary that sets the stage for six decades of private-sector upside make the deal a case study in the dangers of misaligned interests.

InfraVia hits €2bn close on fourth fund – exclusive

The French firm achieved a 100% re-up rate amid growing investor appetite, particularly from North America and Asia.

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