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UK pension seeks fee discounts before committing to new UBS fund

The Swiss manager is seeking up to $1.5bn for its first infrastructure equity vehicle since 2015.

GIP mandate leads CalPERS’ $1.5bn infra allocation

The US’s largest public pension made commitments to GIP and JPMorgan, committing capital equal to around a third of its current infrastructure portfolio.

OPERF ups alternatives target to 15%

The latest move marks the third time the $75bn pension fund has increased its alternatives allocation target since launching the strategy in 2011.

UK’s Brent Pension Fund commits £50m to Stepstone-managed infra vehicle

Stepstone-managed vehicle is looking to raise capital from up to 32 London-based pension funds for its UK-focused fund.

Finnish pension trio to plug €300m into renewables platform

New company has already deployed €90m, acquiring three operational wind farms with a combined capacity of 63MW.

Equip Super and Catholic Super announce merger to create A$26bn fund

The funds will maintain their individual brand identities but pool administration and investment resources under the deal.
Ralph Berg OMERS

What OMERS learnt managing third-party capital

With C$18bn in the asset class, head of infrastructure Ralph Berg says that partnering with some of the world’s most sophisticated institutions is ‘now a core pillar’ of the pension’s strategy.
Stockholm

Swedish pension trio plug $970m into new infra investment company

Polhem Infra’s backers believe it will have a competitive advantage by investing to hold rather than to sell.

Inside Texas Teachers’ quest for diversification

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is overweight on energy. But as the $154bn pension’s senior director Carolyn Hansard tells us, finding the right assets to diversify is a challenge.

Infra top performer for PensionDanmark in ‘challenging market’

The asset class generated a 12.5% return and the allocation could be increased, CIO Claus Stampe tells us, despite recent local watchdog censure on infrastructure investments.
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