Institutional Investing in Infrastructure
June 2011: Vol. 4, Number 6
The Give and Take in Europe: The Evolution of Infrastructure Investment in Europe Provides Insights into the Global Market
Fund managers are being squeezed from all sides in Europe, and their future depends on finding new ways of doing business and different types of products to offer investors who are re-examining the infrastructure investment opportunity.
Report: Poor Infrastructure Threatens U.S. Economic Future: Annual ULI and Ernst & Young Report Sounds the Alarm
In case it wasn’t crystal clear already, the world is woefully lacking when it comes to investment in infrastructure, especially in the United States. That was the overriding theme of this year’s ULI and Ernst & Young study titled Infrastructure 2011: A Strategic Priority.
A Conversation with Franc Pigna
Franc Pignais the managing director of Aegir Port Property Advisers, a consultancy that provides specialized real estate services for port authorities, investors and other participants in the shipping, maritime, port and logistics industries. He spoke with Institutional Investing in Infrastructure assistant editor Tyson Freeman about the Panama Canal Extension Project and recent port investment dynamics.
First Reserve Closes Energy Infrastructure Fund
Global energy and natural resources investor First Reserve Corp. has closed its energy infrastructure fund, First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Fund LP, with more than $1.2 billion.
- Morgan Stanley and Isolux Corsan Form Joint Venture
Royal BAM Group and PGGM Form JV
Royal BAM Group and Dutch pension fund administrator PGGM have formed a 50-50 joint venture to invest in the developing social and transport P3 markets in Belgium, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
Westbourne Raises A$1 Billion for Infrastructure Debt Fund
Melbourne, Australia–based infrastructure debt fund Westbourne Capital announced that it has completed an initial fundraising of A$1.029 billion ($1.1 billion) from institutions to invest in global infrastructure debt.