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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.

II Awards 2018: Global winners

I Squared, AMP Capital, Brookfield and OTPP are among the winners in our global category.

II Awards 2018: Americas winners

I Squared, Stonepeak and Calpine were among those who walked away with the titles.

Actis promotes Barry Lynch to partner

Actis has made Barry Lynch a partner at its London headquarters as the emerging market specialist investor continues to raise its inaugural infrastructure fund. Lynch will continue to help Actis provide operational improvements to the firm’s portfolio of clean energy and power projects spread throughout Latin America, Africa and Southeast Asia, according to a source […]

CDPQ grows Latin American footprint with Colombian partnership

Canadian pension manager CDPQ has partnered with the Colombian government to invest up to $1 billion in the Latin American country’s infrastructure. According to a statement, CDPQ will invest up to $510 million alongside a new $490 million fund launched by Colombia’s infrastructure development agency, Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional, and the country’s pension funds, which […]

Mexican energy opportunity ‘here to stay’ with new government, Actis predicts

The company sees no threat to its business in the country from president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who recently scrapped the partially built Mexico City airport.

Mexico toll road deal underscores transport sector’s strong appeal

Two Canadian pensions funds have invested in Pacifico Sur, a 309-kilometer Mexican toll road that is poised to benefit from increased regional trade as well as tourism-driven light traffic, underscoring the attractiveness of transportation assets in growth markets  for long-term institutional investors. The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan together purchased […]

Natixis expands infra platform with new Americas hire

Natixis has hired Nasir Khan as its head of infrastructure for the Americas as the French investment bank looks to capitalise on strong growth in both North and Latin American markets. Khan will lead a group of financiers looking to capitalise on an infrastructure sector in North America that is opening to private investment and […]

‘No question there’s risk’ but LatAm opportunities are worth it

While the region continues to experience some volatility and uncertainty – elections, slower-than-expected economic recovery and the lingering after-effects of corruption – infrastructure investors tell Kalliope Gourntis all the reasons that keep them coming back.

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