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Rock Rail seals fourth rolling stock deal in the UK

The rolling stock investor-developer is confident the UK’s nationalisation agenda – should it materialise – will not affect its investment in the East Midlands Railway, its chief executive says.
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LGIAsuper hires new CIO from Equip Super

The A$13bn Australian superannuation fund has tapped Troy Rieck, who was previously chief investment officer at the A$15bn Melbourne-based superfund Equip Super, to take over as CIO.

How to reduce the cost of forex hedging

Michael Slane, co-head of Investec's European Funds group, talks to sister publication PEI about the heightened need for FX hedging and how private funds can do it without breaking the bank.

Why LPs are upping the ante on fee verification

A number of factors are pushing investors to seek outside help in sifting through their fees, expenses and carried interest payments.
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Hurdle under threat as managers question one-size-fits-all approach

The share of PE firms that removed the hurdle rate doubled in 2019, while only 60% of funds are sticking with the standard 8% preferred return.

GIC pays $600m to join KKR and BlackRock in Abu Dhabi pipelines

The investment by the Singaporean SWF brings the total invested in the pipelines by the trio and an Abu Dhabi pension to $4.9bn.
Sydney skyline

Australian superfunds’ infra returns fall in 2018-19

Unlisted assets, including infrastructure, continued to deliver solid returns for Australian superfunds but returns were down on 2017-18 as listed assets bounced back.
Co-investment

Co-investment is ‘not a silver bullet’ – report

Median co-investment returns have plummeted from a high of 56% in 2003, according to data from CEPRES.

Industry reacts to ILPA Principles 3.0

Sister publication Private Equity International speaks to LPs and GPs about the industry body's updated guidelines.
Indinfravit India roads

IndInfravit acquires nine Indian roads and a new investor

Indian road developer SIPL will own 10% of the infra investment trust alongside CPPIB, Allianz Capital Partners, OMERS and trust sponsor L&T IDPL.
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