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Energy fundraising shifts to renewables and sustainability

There has been a structural shift in how LPs are allocating funds to energy-focused vehicles, moving away from upstream and paying closer attention to renewables and sustainable strategies.

Gender diversity increases performance and IRR – report

A study by HEC Paris and MVision Private Equity Advisers finds that gender diverse investment committee teams outperform all-male teams across several industry metrics.

Are Australia’s infrastructure corporates ready for battle?

The country’s companies ‘are in reasonably good financial shape’, despite slowing economic conditions across the Asia-Pacific region, according to S&P Global Ratings’ Parvathy Iyer.
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A flying start for aircraft debt

Until now, aircraft debt has largely been overlooked by investors. Aymeric Angotti, head of aircraft private debt at Ostrum AM, looks at how the strategy is attracting institutions with long-term liabilities
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The road less travelled

Nicola Palmer and Michael Allen of Arcus Infrastructure Partners explain how decarbonisation, demographic shifts and technology are creating new opportunities for transport infrastructure.
Direct investing

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.
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Regulators and private debt managers need to talk more

The spotlight is intensifying as private debt’s role in the stability of the financial system is questioned – and misunderstandings needs to be addressed.

Subsidy-free transition is slowing down renewables

For the first time in nearly two decades, growth in new capacity has stalled. We examine why and look at whether the freeze is expected to last.
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Diversity not a priority as ESG makes gains

Just over a third of private equity managers consider diversity in their investment processes, according to LGT Capital Partners' ESG Report 2019.
ESG Debate June 2019

Big debate: Does ESG enhance performance?

Partners Group’s Esther Peiner and EDHECinfra’s Frédéric Blanc-Brude give their views on the impact of environmental, sustainability and governance measures on infrastructure investment.
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