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This year’s II 50 ranking sees infrastructure’s elite managers raise almost $120bn more than last year to land at a whopping $496bn.
The ranking is based on the amount of infrastructure direct investment capital raised by firms between 1 January 2014 and 31 August 2019. Where two firms have raised the same amount of capital over this period, the higher rank goes to the one with the largest active pool of capital raised since 2014 (the biggest […]
The firm’s second infrastructure fund is targeting $1bn and has acquired a business aviation provider and a water infrastructure company servicing the midstream sector.
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The organisation will also consider co-investing an additional $50m alongside the fund on a deal-by-deal basis.
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The Sydney-based fund manager said that it believed its Infrastructure Debt Fund IV was the largest-ever fundraise for a mezzanine debt strategy.
The $49.5bn raised during the first nine months of the year paves the way for a bumper Q4, featuring final closes for Brookfield and GIP's mega-funds.
Commitments from two SWFs totalling around $1bn should help drive the record-breaking close above the fund's original $20bn hard-cap.
The investment manager has raised $235m for a global real assets fund, 10% of which will be invested via secondaries.
Infrastructure Investor: The Decade
GIP closed the largest-ever unlisted infrastructure vehicle on $15.8bn, thus foreshadowing the following year’s record fundraising. 
The relatively lacklustre $49.5bn raised through the end of the third quarter is set to be overshadowed by the $40bn raised by GIP and Brookfield's latest flagships, putting 2019 on course to be a major fundraising year.
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