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Transurban acquires $650m Montreal toll road from Macquarie

Purchase sees Transurban move into second market in North America.

WATCH: ‘We find it quite difficult to deploy in this market’ – Alberta Teachers’

Jason Munsch, senior principal at Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund, underlines some of the challenges facing the industry, including pressures in the core market and the dangers of managers bleeding up the risk curve.

QIC’s Lacagnina leaves for Partners Group – exclusive

Vittorio Lacagnina will join the Swiss firm in June after spending more than three years at the Australian fund manager and establishing its NY office.

Oklahoma Police pension head fired after embezzlement accusations

The $2.5bn pension system’s executive director allegedly arranged ‘for impromptu meetings with investment firms to justify travel expenses.'

ACS, Atlantia join forces for Abertis takeover

The €18bn-plus takeover will end with Atlantia owning 50% of Abertis, ACS owning 30% and its German arm, Hotchtief, holding the remaining 20%.

Los Angeles pension considers new infra strategy

An advisor to the $52.7bn pension recommended new strategies, including infrastructure investments, to ‘enhance the fund’s risk-adjusted returns’.

AMP Capital ‘bullish’ on comms infra after buying US fibre-optic developer

The Australian fund manager purchased Everstream Solutions, a company operating more than 10,000 route miles of internet cables.

Texas ERS ups infra target and plans $400m in 2018 commitments

The pension is planning to build a $2.62bn infrastructure portfolio by 2023, which would represent 7 percent of its total AUM.

Procurement begins for Toronto Lakeshore rail PPP

Ontario authorities are looking for developers to transform its GO network as part of a C$21.3bn scheme to create a ‘regional rapid transit system’.

Colony corrals $1.4bn in first close for digital infra fund

The investment manager is teaming up with Digital Bridge to raise up to $3bn for the vehicle.

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