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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.

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: 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: 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.

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.

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.

We need to talk about how infra is funded

Tribalism about procurement methods is preventing a serious discussion about who pays for infrastructure in an age of unprecedented consumer empowerment.

Macquarie settlement shows cost of getting traffic forecasts wrong

Macquarie Capital has settled a lawsuit with Syncora Guarantee for $38m, following accusations of using inflated projections to secure a toll road acquisition. We find the pre-crisis deal offers some valuable lessons for the transportation industry.

Big data is watching you

Technology has enabled investors to learn more about how infrastructure assets work than ever before – and they’re taking advantage of this insight in different ways.

DOWNLOAD: 2019 fundraising off to a strong start

With nearly $20bn raised in Q1, expect 2019 to be another record-breaking year for infrastructure fundraising.
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