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The $67bn Australian superannuation fund has pursued a hybrid investment strategy since appointing Mark Hector as portfolio manager in 2014. After deploying its largest equity cheque, we find out what the future holds.
The British pension will invest more than $320m in large-scale solar and smaller onshore wind assets.
CIO Sam Sicilia says the superannuation fund will consider non-core and infra-like assets, but only on a case-by-case basis.
Patrick Samson, the Canadian pension's head of infrastructure, tells us he doesn't exclude some 'bumps related to Brexit', but is bullish on the long term, as GLIL Infrastructure, First State Super and Cbus join the deal.
Core assets, including transportation and power, account for 81% of the pension’s infra portfolio, returning 24.8% for the year ending 30 June.
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System has hired Yu Ben Meng as chief investment officer, four months after Ted Eliopoulos said he would be stepping down from the $360 billion pension fund. Meng, a US citizen born in China, worked at CalPERS for seven years, his last role being that of investment director of asset […]
The Aussie superfund’s solo bid beat a joint offer from MIRA and Sunsuper, with Cbus dropping out of the process.
The debt investment, which could reach $1bn, will support Tillman Infrastructure’s rollout of about 1,500 cell towers across the US.
GPs are jumping at the chance to make use of credit lines, the investment consultant says, and greater transparency at the fund level is needed to help investors clearly assess performance.
A local bid for Australia’s largest natural gas pipeline company would face fewer regulatory hurdles than the current $9.8bn offer from Hong Kong’s CK Infrastructure. But the size of the equity cheque required is proving daunting for local investors and GPs.
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