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ILPA Principles 3.0: Choi on what’s new and what’s controversial

The guidelines for best practice incorporate several key issues for limited partners, including GP-led secondaries, subscription credit lines and co-investments.
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Quinbrook seals landmark solar-plus-storage deal in the US

Fund manager’s co-founder says the Gemini project – one of three procured by Nevada’s largest utility, NV Energy – will be among the biggest in the world.
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Naqvi lawyer: US ‘political interests’ behind Abraaj charges

Barrister Hugo Keith QC says the US government's case is politically motivated due to the threat Abraaj Group and Arif Naqvi represent to US interests.
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I Squared sells Cube Hydro to Canadian utility

The Miami-based firm has realised more than $2.8bn from the exits of three platform companies formed through its first infrastructure fund.
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The price of direct investing

Going direct is well-suited to infrastructure. But anyone looking to do it will have to tackle tough questions around compensation and transparency.

‘It’s hard to find a diverse manager in infrastructure’

CIO Angela Miller-May explains why being 52.1% short of its total funding doesn’t stop the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund from prioritising investing with diverse managers.

Updated indictment sheds new light on Abraaj case

The document paints a picture of deceit, bribery and personal enrichment at the collapsed emerging markets firm.

GIP mandate leads CalPERS’ $1.5bn infra allocation

The US’s largest public pension made commitments to GIP and JPMorgan, committing capital equal to around a third of its current infrastructure portfolio.

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.

OPERF ups alternatives target to 15%

The latest move marks the third time the $75bn pension fund has increased its alternatives allocation target since launching the strategy in 2011.
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