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Proskauer: Funds should prepare for worst-case Brexit scenario

The law firm advises funds to act now to put contingency plans in place for a no-deal split between the UK and EU.

InfraRed undergoes new leadership change

The London-based investment manager has promoted James Hall-Smith and Harry Seekings as co-heads of infrastructure following the departure of Ben Loomes.

UK pension closes in on $48m JPMorgan investment

Ealing is performing due diligence on its maiden infra investment and could join a string of UK schemes that have already committed to the open-ended vehicle.

Dalmore almost doubles target with $1.2bn fund close

The fund has made seven investments, excluding a $1.9bn move for JLIF, after roughly 18 months on the road.

London ‘super sewer’ CFO to advise UK government on nuclear financing

Mark Corben was ‘pivotal’ to the regulated-asset-base model used for the Thames Tideway project, which the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is looking to replicate.

GIG investment chairman joins Ofgem as legal head

Euan McVicar is the second recent departure from Macquarie Group to the UK electricity regulator, following Simon Wilde’s move earlier this month.

Suffolk pension commits $46m to JPMorgan in hunt for faster drawdowns

The UK pension has been struggling with its infra allocation, investing last year in Infracapital to make up for a slower Partners Group drawdown, but finding itself in the same situation again.

Dalmore, Equitix clinch $1.9bn deal to acquire JLIF

The buyers said they are they ‘are well placed to […] mitigate the effect of declining concession lengths’ for the 65-asset PPP and PFI portfolio.

Heathrow could face similar ‘regulatory pressures’ to UK water companies

The airport’s regulated rate of return may come under fire in a review, according to ratings agency S&P.

Should infra investors take the nuclear option?

The UK government wants institutional capital to finance its next generation of plants, although the proposal has raised some eyebrows. Zak Bentley finds out how this might be done

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