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The London-based asset manager has appointed Brett Himbury as a senior adviser, following his decade-long tenure as chief executive of Australian fund manager IFM Investors which ended with his retirement last year.
GIP’s Gatwick deal is the biggest single-asset secondaries deal ever, as affiliate title Secondaries Investor reveals its debut list of the largest continuation vehicles.
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The $91bn Brookfield Infrastructure Group plans to seed capital to support a third-party fundraise.
The world's largest infrastructure manager has hired two executives for the New York-based team and intends eventually to raise third-party capital.
At the close of last year, newly formed Hexagon Renewable Energy, managed by Belgian infrastructure manager TTR Energy, acquired a portfolio of 19 French wind projects. The acquisition was backed by a group of large institutional investors led by Crédit Mutuel Capital Privé, the private investment arm of a €930 billion French retail bank. Elm […]
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A recent GP-led secondaries deal involving an evergreen structure represents a novel way for infra investors to hold on to assets. The question is whether such transactions can scale.
A number of investors are already rumoured to be preparing to shed parts of their portfolios and the market could reach $10bn by 2023.
The firm has also opened an office in Frankfurt – its first in Germany – as it seeks €750m for infrastructure secondaries.
Kempen Capital Management’s director, private markets, Marvin de Jong, warns that the covid-19 crisis is not a re-run of 2008.
This year’s health crisis has made single-asset transactions more appealing for a host of reasons.

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