Institutional Investing in Infrastructure
July 2012: Vol. 5, Number 7Buy For $175.00 Add to Cart
Peaks and Valleys: What the Tea Leaves Say for Infrastructure Fundraising in the Remainder of 2012
Infrastructure fund managers raising capital have had to navigate the same ups and downs that managers in most other markets have experienced during the past few years, and with fundraising totals in constant flux, it is difficult to know exactly where the road will lead.
Burning Bright: The U.S. Energy Future Burns Brighter than Previously Thought, but Investment Capital Is Needed to Support the Emerging Opportunity
Natural gas exploration and the infrastructure investment required to refine, transport and sell the product is one of the most anticipated and compelling investment opportunities there is today.
A Conversation with Thomas Frey
Thomas Frey, executive director and senior futurist at the DaVinci Institute, covers a broad range of topics in his work. The future is full of them.
AMP Holds Final Close of Infrastructure Debt Fund
Investment manager AMP Capital announced that it closed its Infrastructure Debt Fund after attracting €400 million ($490 million) from 30 global institutional investors from a broad range of countries including Australia, China, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
- BlackRock Acquires Swiss Re PE and Infrastructure
BlackRock Raises $252 Million for Clean Energy
Partners BlackRock Alternative Investors and NTR, an Irish clean energy developer, have raised $252 million of capital from 18 investors for their BlackRock NTR Renewable Power Fund, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
- Canada's PSP Invests €500 Million in Isolux
Dallas Police & Fire Approves New Asset Allocation
The $3.19 billion Dallas Police & Fire Pension System has approved a new asset allocation at its board meeting, according to pension documents.
GIP Completes Chesapeake Buy
Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has announced the completed acquisition of Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s ownership interests in Chesapeake Midstream Partners, its pipeline subsidiary, for $2 billion.
- Highstar Wins Puerto Rico Airport Concession
Meridiam Closes French HSR Project
A Meridiam Infrastructure–led consortium has reached a €1.8 billion ($2.2 billion) financial close on the Contournement Nîmes Montpelier (CNM) High Speed Link in France. This project is the third High Speed Link project procured under a P3 scheme in France.
New Mexico Education Commits to Alternatives
The $9.6 billion New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) made three alternative commitments at a recent investment meeting.
Northleaf Capital Raises C$500 Million for Infrastructure Program
Northleaf Capital Partners has announced that its infrastructure investment program, which was launched in 2011, has reached approximately C$500 million ($499 million) in capital commitments.
- RBS Commits £750 Million to Hastings
Santa Barbara County Hires Infrastructure Manager
The $2 billion Santa Barbara County (Calif.) Employees Retirement System approved a $40 million investment in public infrastructure to RARE Infrastructure at its May 23 board meeting, according to board documents.