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Infrastructure debt has ESG in its sights

Vehicles operating in the space are increasingly targeting sustainable projects due to LP demand and goals set by the United Nations.

2018 awards: It’s time to vote!

Yes, it’s upon us again. Take the opportunity to choose the best-in class in 41 different categories, reflecting a broad spectrum of infrastructure activity.

The US airport sector is still taxiing for take-off

Across the country, increased needs in ageing sectors is providing opportunity for investors – yet questions of funding models and increased politicisation remain.

A wall of money is hitting US renewables. What are the implications?

CohnReznick Capital’s John Richardson argues that, while demand vastly exceeds the supply of projects, private capital is not funding an irrational growth story.

The year infra came to the GP-led party

The closing of Manulife Financial's stapled deal in June – among the largest in North America this year – is further evidence that large asset holders and managers have a third option for their assets.

Secondaries market will ‘only get larger’

And it isn’t just the growing number – and size – of the primary infrastructure vehicles that will fuel secondaries’ growth, Campbell Lutyens’ Gerald Cooper explains.

Greater scrutiny of foreign ownership is here to stay

While stricter regulations surrounding foreign investment in infrastructure have coincided with a rise in populism around the world, we find the root causes lie elsewhere.

German clampdown on FDI caps wider threat to PE

Private equity managers and their LPs could stand to lose from government intervention on foreign direct investment.

Texas Municipal fights to claw back terms from GPs

In a heady fundraising environment, GPs are pushing fund terms in their favor, and it’s up to LPs to walk them back, Texas Municipal Retirement System’s director of private equity Christopher Schelling says.

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