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New England company courts early investors in US passenger rail

A private passenger rail operator is seeking $5 million from investors through an ongoing Series A fundraising round to help launch services in a busy New England commuter corridor next year. Boston Surface Railroad Company is on pace to open the first leg of a passenger rail line that will connect Worcester, Massachusetts and Providence, […]

EQT makes US midstream its last investment from Fund III

EQT made the last investment from its €4 billion third infrastructure fund in a US midstream business. The news comes as its fourth fundraise, targeting as much as €9 billion, looks to wrap up in the next couple of months, a source familiar with the matter said. Kodiak Gas Services, a Houston-based midstream company, is […]

DWS lauds US market for investors ‘to diversify their European portfolios’

The group believes that the US will ‘gradually’ offer opportunities for private investors beyond the energy sector.

American Triple I to target infrastructure in smaller US markets

A new firm run by veteran investors and former public servants launched last week under the name American Triple I Partners with the goal to provide financing for US infrastructure projects that many may overlook. American Triple I, based in New York, is a new venture created by principals at Wall Street investment bank Siebert […]

Energy Capital retools lending strategy with Fund II

The US-headquartered firm’s initial vehicle posted better results in its $377m of senior debt investments than when also taking mezzanine positions into account.
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QIC sees tech-focused opportunities in new car park deal

QIC has struck its second car park deal, this time with Northeastern University, that entails not only managing the private university’s campus parking system for 50 years but the ability to invest in technological upgrades. Under the terms of the agreement, which QIC principal Aman Randhawa, described as the “first of its kind for a […]
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What NYCRS looks for in a GP

David Enriquez, head of private equity for the pension system, shared three things GPs should be aware of when seeking capital.

DATA SNAPSHOT: PE firms turn to ILPA to boost transparency

70% of delegates at the CFOs & COOs Forum 2019 are being asked by at least some investors to use the ILPA reporting template.

A prolonged government shutdown could upend private deals

There are no signs President Trump and Congress are closing in on an agreement over the budget to resume work, and the shutdown comes at a time when the stock and bond markets have experienced volatility under the spectre of rising interest rates.

2018 awards: Last day to vote!

With a deadline of midnight PST tonight, time is fast running out to make your opinion count in the 10th edition of our annual awards.

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