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Private Equity International’s LP Perspectives Survey quizzed 146 institutional investors to ascertain where they stand on Elizabeth Warren’s proposals.
The pipeline of projects in the country looks good, despite the standstill at federal government level. Claire Coe Smith reports on the role private capital can play.
Apollo's James Zelter
Top executives including Howard Marks and James Zelter expressed concern at last week's PDI Forum about political change and the risk of private equity being ‘squashed’.
Raising Hands for Participation,Vote,
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.
Peter Costello said partnerships with local investors, but also greater transparency on the part of sovereign funds is the way forward.
Gilets jaunes
France’s parliament is working on legal reforms that introduce a tax-efficient system to distribute a portion of capital gains among all employees of an acquired company.
Rattled investors are looking to bilateral treaties for protection against the potential renationalisation of UK assets. We take a look at whether these measures will have the desired effect.
There are no signs President Trump and Congress are closing in on an agreement over the budget to resume work, and the shutdown comes at a time when the stock and bond markets have experienced volatility under the spectre of rising interest rates.
Demand for infrastructure will continue to grow with allocations to the asset class expected to increase according to Foresight Group’s recent survey.
The Labor government won re-election in a landslide last week and is pushing ahead with a spending spree on a raft of infrastructure projects.
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