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Lower fundraising total has a silver lining

Less capital was raised and fewer funds closed this year, but they packed a bigger punch than in previous years.

Year in review: Clearing the road block

After more than three years of development, China’s Belt and Road initiative seemed to achieve greater clarity this year, but more work is needed for it to make better financial sense to external investors.

Year in review: Japan gets a serious pipeline

Japan is transforming into a destination for core infrastructure investments, driven by a pipeline powered by privatisations, renewables and private sector consolidation.

Year in review: A flood of midstream activity

The US midstream sector was one of the most active in 2017, with many deals coming out of West Texas. Will it keep up the momentum in 2018?

Year in review: Waiting on US infra policy

Promises of a $1trn plan and a focus on the role of the private sector raised hopes for investors. Will 2018 be another let-down?

Year in Review: Whither UK infra investment?

While managers continue to raise funds and commit to deals in the country, significant concerns remain bubbling beneath the surface.

Year in review: Plotting your exit

With mid-2000s infrastructure funds reaching the end of their lives, a range of exit strategies are being carried out by innovative GPs.

LPs warm to fundless co-investments

One-third of limited partners are willing to pay for deals where they are not an existing fund investor, according to a survey by Asante Capital Group.

Netherlands tops pile for infra investment, new index reveals

The UK remains the top destination when ranked purely on private sector participation.

Exiting in the age of iTunes

Whether you favour wholesale realisations or piecemeal sales, Fund I vintages are showing the merits of diversification, why being first matters and how everybody makes mistakes.