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Mercatus webinar: Standardised data the ‘holy grail’ of ESG investing

More investors view ESG investing as important, but want standardised benchmarks to better understand how it is making a difference.

‘A little bit of stress could be good’

Global head of infra debt Andrew Jones walks us through the deployment of AMP Capital’s $2.5bn third junior debt fund, now fully invested.

Developers accept full revenue risk in Newark Airport PPP

The private companies that will develop a rental car facility at Newark Liberty International have foregone an availability payment for the risk and reward of full revenue control.

IFM makes US midstream splash with $10.3bn Buckeye purchase

Australian fund manager adds $6.5bn in equity value to the $12bn it has invested in US infrastructure since 2006 by acquiring the petroleum distributor.

Brookfield Fund IV to hold $14bn first close in May

With a first close equalling its predecessor’s final close, the manager's fourth flagship infrastructure fund is ‘on pace’ to be its largest infra vehicle.

Goldman Sachs hires energy infra specialist from KKR

Cedric Lucas has joined the New York-based investment bank seven months after the private equity firm closed its third infrastructure fund on $7.4bn.

Data assets a likely landing spot for recycled Brookfield Infrastructure capital

The Toronto-based fund manager is looking to make up to $2bn from selling assets, and views data infrastructure as a promising area for investment.

Blackstone launches impact investing platform

The new platform will sit within the firm's secondaries unit, Strategic Partners, and work with existing impact managers across all asset classes.
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Union Investment raises €442m with Mercer for maiden infra fund

Vehicle’s managers to make direct, primary and secondary investments in western Europe and North America, targeting returns of 6%-8%.

Unfazed by legal action, TransAlta investors elect management’s preferred board

Shareholders in TransAlta Corporation have backed its management by electing its preferred board of directors. The vote took place after an investor brought a legal challenge to the company’s C$750 million ($557.5 million; €838.8 million) deal with Brookfield Asset Management. TransAlta, one of Canada’s largest power producers, issued a statement on 26 April in which […]
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