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No cybersecurity programme can be totally foolproof, but there are key ways to reinforce any effort and mitigate the biggest cyber-risks.
The manager’s maiden fund returned 2.1x capital and generated an 11.4% IRR on exit. Co-founders Ed Clarke and Martin Lennon talk us through the process and describe what’s changed in the market since its launch.
A clean energy specialist and a venture capitalist have created a business that is deploying an ‘infrastructure-as-a-service’ strategy similar to that which made residential solar a huge success.
Technology has enabled investors to learn more about how infrastructure assets work than ever before – and they’re taking advantage of this insight in different ways.
The country’s debut core infra fund is targeting $450m, with about three-quarters to be raised at first close.
While no one can dispute that infrastructure, as an asset class, has arrived, the labels used to segment the market – as well as the strategies they symbolise – can spark some passionate debate.
Current commitments stand at around €110m after a second close in the summer – this followed a €66 million first close at the end of March. The Swiss vehicle has also secured its second investment, deploying C$120m into energy storage sites in Canada.
Sean Klimczak said that, while the Trump administration has made progress on regulatory reform, a legislative fix has stalled and the country should look to Australia for inspiration.
You have until close of play Tuesday, 21 November, to send us your 2017 achievements for the ninth edition of our annual global awards.
The firm’s second infra fund, fresh from a $4bn-plus first close, is looking to end fundraising during the first quarter of next year.

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