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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.
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VIDEO: Blackstone’s CFO on how to prepare for a downturn

Speaking at the PEI CFOs & COOs Forum, Blackstone CFO Michael Chae warns that in a downturn, the macro can overwhelm the micro.

Blackstone confident, but sees ‘challenges’ to Saudi-backed infra fund

Two LPs committed to the $40bn vehicle told us they are monitoring the situation involving a journalist's disappearance and the questions surrounding Saudi Arabia's potential involvement.

Blackstone hires CDC’s head of infra to lead new MENA power sector venture

The New York-based manager is launching Zarou through Blackstone Energy Partners, with Sameh Shenouda to head up the new company.

How Blackstone’s chief counsel puts tech to work

The firm’s chief legal officer John Finley talks SEC settlements and artificial intelligence.

Partners Group enacts succession plan

PE head David Layton is to replace Christoph Rubeli as co-CEO of the Swiss alternative investment manager.

CDPQ and AMP Capital back US telecoms towers group with $500m

The debt investment, which could reach $1bn, will support Tillman Infrastructure’s rollout of about 1,500 cell towers across the US.

Partners Group goes on hiring spree to meet LP demand

The investment firm could reach up to 150 hires by the end of the year to match its anticipated AUM growth for the year.

Local manager tries to oust MIRA from Korea infra fund over ‘excessive’ fees

Platform Partners says the $1.9bn Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund’s levies have amounted to 32% of shareholder distributions since 2006.

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