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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 […]

PPAs are exploding. But are they safe?

In 2018, the volume of corporate PPAs more than doubled compared with 2017. With strong demand and many investors chasing the same buyers, we look at the risks involved for all parties.

Four hires from public, private sectors boost First State’s infra group

The new appointees are joining the Australian fund manager from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, CalSTRS, Enbridge and Veolia.

India’s Adani outbids AMP, NIIF to win second bundle of airports

The infrastructure conglomerate emerged as the winner of a 50-year concession for six airports located in state capitals and densely-populated areas in the country.
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Chicago Teachers’ sought diverse managers and found only one

Over the two months in which Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund had issued a request for proposals seeking a minority, woman-owned or disadvantaged business enterprise, it received only one response. Chicago-based JLC Infrastructure, which fulfilled the requirements of having at least three years’ experience managing institutional capital and $500 million of assets under management, will, as […]

Investors press Ardian to keep Fund V below €7bn – exclusive

The fund, currently sitting at around €6bn, lacks an official hard-cap, but has received market demand for as much as €12bn.

BlackRock head of infra debt departure leads to $11bn+ real assets debt group

Erik Savi’s exit is accelerating the combination of infrastructure and real estate debt into a single platform, a plan that was already in the works.

EV infrastructure ‘unprofitable and unproven’, says S&P

Technology risks, costs and a lack of standardisation have been flagged as obstacles to making the sector profitable for investors and utilities.

II Awards 2018: I Squared sweeps the board

The fund manager triumphed across a range of regions and sectors, not to mention our global fundraising and fund manager categories. Antin and GIP are two of the other stand-outs of our 10th global awards.

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