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Carlyle investments to feature ‘smarter’ infra upgrades from Schneider

French energy management company Schneider Electric has agreed to a partnership with The Carlyle Group to provide sustainability and automation upgrades to infrastructure projects. Andrew Marino, co-head of the US private equity firm’s Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund, said the move was both an efficiency effort and a means of ensuring that current and future investments […]

NZ Super Fund moves into North American data centres with CIM Group

The fund will invest $70m immediately in the company’s existing portfolio of six metropolitan data centres, with a further $45m available for future co-investments.

Stonepeak’s $3.6bn Oryx deal deepens firm’s US midstream exposure

Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners has increased its portfolio’s exposure to the US energy sector with a $3.6 billion deal to acquire an oil pipeline company operating in the Permian Basin in western Texas and New Mexico. The New York-based fund manager agreed to purchase Oryx Midstream from a group of energy investors including Quantum Energy Partners, […]

ILPA offers a ‘FAIR’ deal to its LP members

The industry group has teamed up with consultant Colmore, whose Fee Allocation Incentive Reporting programme aims to help investors ensure they are not overpaying for alternatives.

AVAIO launches inaugural $1bn infra fund after spinout from AECOM – exclusive

Infrastructure Investor has learned that AVAIO Capital launched its inaugural infrastructure fund last month and is targeting $1 billion in commitments from institutional investors. According to a source familiar with the matter, partners in the New York-based firm – including Mark McComiskey and Anthony Gordon, who spun AVAIO out of engineering giant AECOM – are pitching […]

American Triple I sees big opportunities in mid-size PPPs

American Triple I Partners CEO David Cibrian believes there is a healthy pipeline to be found in smaller US markets.

UBS spots top infra trends for 2019

Declan O’Brien and Alex Leung of UBS Asset Management’s infrastructure research and strategy division argue that the asset class will continue to be resilient in the face of market volatility.

Inside Texas Teachers’ quest for diversification

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is overweight on energy. But as the $154bn pension’s senior director Carolyn Hansard tells us, finding the right assets to diversify is a challenge.

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