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KKR, Macquarie and CPPIB among panel to advise on post-Brexit infra

The 20-person panel, which also includes figures from LGIM and Aviva Investors, will advise the UK government on private investment without the EIB.

We need to talk about Southern Water, regulation and ESG

The UK utility's repeat offences that led to a record-breaking fine raises serious questions about how asset managers are held to account.

Southern Water fined £126m by regulator for ‘serious failures’

UK water company showed ‘scant regard for its responsibilities to society and the environment’, according to Ofwat.

UK water reaches ‘peak regulatory reset risk’, S&P says

An average 3% fall in revenues is expected from March next year as operational costs rise.

UK pension group makes double infra hire

LPP, the manager of the GLIL Infrastructure vehicle, has now made four additions to its infrastructure team this year.

Capital Dynamics targets £400m for UK-focused renewables fund

The new fund, the eighth in the Clean Energy Infrastructure series, marks a slight shift in strategy towards targeting electric-vehicle infrastructure and grid support.

Investment alone will not solve our climate crisis

The outlook for renewables is bright, despite the shift towards more market-based systems. But although governments might no longer need to provide subsidies, they still need to offer leadership.

Foresight to take over John Laing’s renewables fund

The portfolio, which comprises 28 largely UK-based assets, has a gross asset value of £764.4m.

Circuitus reaches €450m first close

Group’s debut fund is targeting €2bn and gross returns of at least 15%.

USS sidelined as Macquarie’s £563m offer for KCOM is accepted

The British pension fund in April agreed a £504m offer for the UK-based communications group, but Macquarie’s bid was deemed a ‘superior proposal’.
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