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Four takeaways from II’s New York Summit

Trump, PABs, water and Canada were on the minds of investors at our conference last week.

Star America partners on $188m student housing deal

The firm reached financial close on an 85% equity stake in a 19-floor high-rise next to San Jose State University.

Tiger backs fibre-optic developer planning US-Canada link

The US-based fund manager has invested in Crosslake Fibre, a company building a cable system connecting Toronto and Buffalo, New York.

Klepper: Trump’s ‘focus on the dollar’ has been less important than infra deregulation

After resigning from the Build America Bureau in October, Martin Klepper speaks to Infrastructure Investor about President Trump’s infrastructure plan.

Gribbin sees limited federal role in infra bill

The Trump advisor and former Macquarie director said the president will look to remove obstacles to private investment, as the administration expects an infra bill next month.

Former US transport secretary joins new infra group at Related

Anthony Foxx is teaming up with industry veteran Andrew Right to lead Related Infrastructure, which will invest in businesses that provide construction services to the sector.

Tax reform clouds US renewables outlook

While the final bill is a work in progress, a handful of potential changes have the industry worried.

LPs warm to fundless co-investments

One-third of limited partners are willing to pay for deals where they are not an existing fund investor, according to a survey by Asante Capital Group.

NY Summit: Tide rising for water investment?

The sector may see a surge of infra investment, even if it stretches the definition of the asset class.

Exclusive: Novacap targets C$500m for debut infra fund

The Montreal-based firm is expecting low-teen returns for its inaugural infra fund, targeting North and South American assets.