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Capital Dynamics targets £400m for UK-focused renewables fund

The new fund, the eighth in the Clean Energy Infrastructure series, marks a slight shift in strategy towards targeting electric-vehicle infrastructure and grid support.

GIP mandate leads CalPERS’ $1.5bn infra allocation

The US’s largest public pension made commitments to GIP and JPMorgan, committing capital equal to around a third of its current infrastructure portfolio.

Subsidy-free transition is slowing down renewables

For the first time in nearly two decades, growth in new capacity has stalled. We examine why and look at whether the freeze is expected to last.

Diversity not a priority as ESG makes gains

Just over a third of private equity managers consider diversity in their investment processes, according to LGT Capital Partners' ESG Report 2019.

OPERF ups alternatives target to 15%

The latest move marks the third time the $75bn pension fund has increased its alternatives allocation target since launching the strategy in 2011.

Glennmont exceeds target by €250m for Europe’s largest renewables fund

Group’s third fund has reached €850m following its launch in 2017 and will for the first time target offshore wind assets.

Natixis to separate Mirova’s core infra team into new manager

The team, which plans to launch a new fund before the end of the year, will be spun off from the renewables unit, which will remain with Mirova.
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Sydney Light Rail legal disputes settled with revised PPP

ALTRAC consortium will inject ‘substantial additional equity’ into the city’s troubled transport project, as Acciona agrees to withdraw its A$1.1 billion legal claim.

Big debate: Does ESG enhance performance?

Partners Group’s Esther Peiner and EDHECinfra’s Frédéric Blanc-Brude give their views on the impact of environmental, sustainability and governance measures on infrastructure investment.

Asset leasing’s uncertain flight path

Fund managers are increasingly looking to buy assets such as aircraft and home heating systems. We find out under which circumstances these investments make sense and whether asset leasing is ready to take off.
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