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PABs and private investors push Detroit’s I-75 to financial close

A $1.45 billion public-private partnership to modernise a portion of Interstate 75 in Detroit, Michigan has reached financial close after the state’s department of transportation issued more than $600 million in private activity bonds. Oakland Corridor Partners, a consortium of infrastructure companies leading the PPP, secured funding to rebuild, finance and maintain a 5.5-mile stretch […]

First Nations: the new frontier in Canadian infra

Institutional investors are looking to invest capital in a shrinking market. But First Nations communities in need of serious investment represent untapped opportunities.

The US airport sector is still taxiing for take-off

Across the country, increased needs in ageing sectors is providing opportunity for investors – yet questions of funding models and increased politicisation remain.

From hero to zero: The Hastings Funds Management story

'How can you have a $7bn business where performance has been very strong over 20 years, then have to shut the thing down?' asked one former director. We take a look at how it got to this point and the lessons learnt.

Texas ERS targets $450m of infra investments next year

The Employees Retirement System of Texas plans to nearly double the current size of its infrastructure portfolio in the upcoming fiscal year with a view to growing it to $2.62 billion by 2023. The pension fund – the infrastructure portfolio of which had a net asset value of $571.2 million as at 30 September, accounting […]

‘Even battle’ between energy and data for Brookfield Infrastructure’s capital

Brookfield Infrastructure pointed to key investments in energy assets and data centres during its third-quarter earnings call as a hint to where the company is most likely to deploy capital in the coming decade. Sam Pollock, chief executive of the listed infrastructure subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management, said it will be “an even battle” between […]

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