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Four takeaways from Japan Korea Week

Portfolio diversification, co-investment and how to get the right returns across equity and debt were some of the most-discussed topics at our two summits.

A sneak peek at our 2019 listed infra roundtable

Why listed is a better way to gain core exposure, the benefits of specialisation and how managers effect change were among the topics discussed at our recent roundtable.

A courtroom drama that will turn up the due diligence heat

As the Abraaj case plays out in the criminal courts, the impact on private equity investors and the GP-LP relationship will become palpable.

UK needs a new of way of doing infra

With the government missing in action this week, industry leaders were left to talk among themselves on what’s next for private finance

France threatens to fall down the referendum rabbit hole

Resorting to a plebiscite to block the privatisation of airport operator ADP would not only be counterproductive, it would set a dangerous precedent whereby a minority in parliament could block legislation it didn’t like.

Norway’s sovereign fund shouldn’t stop at unlisted renewables

Taking its motives at face value, there is no obvious reason for the Government Pension Fund Global not to invest across the wider infra universe.

Will investors heed former World Bank chief’s advice?

Meridiam’s second closing of its Africa infrastructure fund shows both the opportunities provided by the continent and investors’ continued perceptions of it.

Danish pensions told to ‘jump’, just not ‘how high’

No one disputes the regulator’s role in ensuring Denmark’s pension funds invest responsibly. But the lack of clarity over specific requirements isn’t helping anyone.

Three days in five takeaways

As we enter the final day of our Global Summit, read about the highlights from the event so far.

My top five for Berlin

It’s Global Summit time again, as more than 2,000 attendees get ready to descend on the Hilton Berlin.

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