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The rise of the activist pensioner

First Super CEO Bill Watson worries it’s only a matter of time before his superannuates realise they own some of the assets providing them a poor service. He’s right to do so.

Are debt investors getting what they need?

We look at four key trends to watch out for as we near the top of the cycle.

Spain’s carrot-and-stick approach will fail to convince investors

The country’s desire ‘to send a positive signal’ to renewable investors would be far more effective if it stopped trying to battle compensation awards from its past

Three things you should know about cyber-risk management

Protecting your firm’s information and data from thieves is important, and being prepared means having a plan in place.

Will the World Bank fully embrace its catalyst potential?

Jim Yong Kim’s belief that he can do more to mitigate climate change and boost infra investment in emerging markets by operating in the private sector again raises questions about the Bank’s role in the 21st century.

We need more Gatwicks in 2019

As GIP cedes majority control to VINCI Airports, it is handing over an asset that is demonstrably better than the airport it acquired a decade ago.

Australia’s inconsistent interventions could have severe consequences

The country’s regulators have stepped in again to criticise privatisation processes – but singling out private investors while governments escape censure is bad for everyone.

Sense of déjà vu as US infra hits the headlines again

Just like the last two years, there’s talk around US politicians being poised to enact large-scale reform. But investor expectations are probably at their lowest.

China seeks FDI for offshore wind, but is there too much water under the...

A breakdown of trust across sectors between China and the West stands in the way of the country’s ambitious offshore wind plans.

Diversity is the new ESG

GPs may be reluctant to think about diversity in their own teams; at some point they will not have a choice.

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