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Labour reveals first details of energy nationalisation plans

The proposals, which Labour says will begin ‘immediately’, are ‘the last thing that is needed’, according to National Grid.

A courtroom drama that will turn up the due diligence heat

As the Abraaj case plays out in the criminal courts, the impact on private equity investors and the GP-LP relationship will become palpable.

Three things that could derail UK’s infra investment boom

The UK has for many years been heralded as a treasure trove of investable infrastructure assets. Core infrastructure equity has been generating double-digit internal rates of return and, according to ratings agency Moody’s, there has only been one instance over a 34-year period of an A-rated UK infrastructure bond defaulting, compared with 10 in the […]

UK needs a new of way of doing infra

With the government missing in action this week, industry leaders were left to talk among themselves on what’s next for private finance

Will the RAB model last?

Tim Briggs, a partner in Herbert Smith Freehills’ competition, trade and regulation practice, on why the UK’s regulatory framework has been so successful, its greenfield potential and how it could all fall apart.

GIP adds UK government transport director to London team

The UK’s Department for Transport is “satisfied that no conflict of interest is present’, though the approval process remains ongoing.

MJ Hudson ex-secondaries head resurfaces at Dentons

Ted Craig is now the third partner comprising Dentons' alternative funds practice, which the law firm aims to double in size over the next few years.

How digital became integral

Digital infrastructure is already mainstream. Three industry insiders tell us why it will keep growing.

Quinbrook reaches $1.6bn final close on inaugural fund

The London-based firm said it has secured commitments from institutions in the UK, US and Australia and has made seven fund investments to date.

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