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Union Investment raises €442m with Mercer for maiden infra fund

Vehicle’s managers to make direct, primary and secondary investments in western Europe and North America, targeting returns of 6%-8%.

Ping An launches infra fund-of-funds strategy with ‘top-quality’ seed assets

European secondaries specialist Ardian will act as anchor investor and offer current partners the opportunity to become LPs alongside it, a source said.

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.

Three things that could derail UK’s infra investment boom

The UK has for many years been heralded as a treasure trove of investable infrastructure assets. Core infrastructure equity has been generating double-digit internal rates of return and, according to ratings agency Moody’s, there has only been one instance over a 34-year period of an A-rated UK infrastructure bond defaulting, compared with 10 in the […]
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Antin halfway to fund IV target with first close – exclusive

Firm raises more than €2.5bn for its fourth vintage as it heads towards target of about €5bn-€6bn.

Edmond de Rothschild eyes €750m July close for fourth infra debt fund – exclusive

A fifth vehicle, which could secure commitments of about €1bn, may follow before the end of the year.

GIP adds UK government transport director to London team

The UK’s Department for Transport is “satisfied that no conflict of interest is present’, though the approval process remains ongoing.

MJ Hudson ex-secondaries head resurfaces at Dentons

Ted Craig is now the third partner comprising Dentons' alternative funds practice, which the law firm aims to double in size over the next few years.

How digital became integral

Digital infrastructure is already mainstream. Three industry insiders tell us why it will keep growing.

SUSI partners with Macquarie in first US energy storage deal

The Swiss firm funds transaction through €252m energy storage vehicle and says it will look for further opportunities in one of the sector’s ‘most mature’ markets.
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