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Colonial First State rebrands as First Sentier Investors

The rebranding coincides with the sale of the Australian fund manager to Mitsubishi UFJ, which closed last month.

Too much money in infra is investors’ greatest fear – survey

Despite this, 96% of respondents said they will either maintain or increase their investment pace over the next year, Probitas Partners’ latest survey found.
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Ardian enters Chile’s transport sector with toll road investment

The deal marks the French firm’s first investment in the Latin American transportation sector and the first in the region for the $800 million Ardian Americas Infrastructure Fund IV.
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First State debuts in US with rail acquisition

The North American division of Australia’s Colonial First State plans to grow the short-line rail business of Patriot Rail and Ports.

Antin buys US district energy business

The deal comes as the French firm is raising its fourth flagship infrastructure fund.
Solar panels

Renewables? There’s a fund for that

Three high-profile firms have recently launched fundraises that will focus exclusively on the sector, underlining a growing trend in the asset class.

KKR prepares for rapid AUM growth

The firm, which is gearing up to launch its three largest funds, expects AUM to ‘compound significantly’ on the back of increased distribution efforts and more mature track records.
Direct investing

The price of direct investing

Going direct is well-suited to infrastructure. But anyone looking to do it will have to tackle tough questions around compensation and transparency.

‘It’s hard to find a diverse manager in infrastructure’

CIO Angela Miller-May explains why being 52.1% short of its total funding doesn’t stop the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund from prioritising investing with diverse managers.

Brookfield Fund IV to hold $14bn first close in May

With a first close equalling its predecessor’s final close, the manager's fourth flagship infrastructure fund is ‘on pace’ to be its largest infra vehicle.
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