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WATCH: Three highlights from Global Summit Day 2

Weathering cycles, countering populism and diversity were some of the main themes discussed at yesterdays’ event.
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Global Summit: GIP’s Kim says creative de-risking ‘key’ to catalysing emerging market investment

In his first interview since leaving the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim said private investors needed to stop thinking of emerging markets as a ‘single risk pool’.

IFM restructures Australian infra investment team – exclusive

Directors Michael Thompson, Quentin Law and David Stegehuis have all left after the fund manager took a dim view on future dealflow in the Australian infrastructure market, particularly in energy generation.

WATCH: Three key takeaways from our Global Summit

Check out the highlights from our first day interview with GIP vice chairman and former World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, as well as our ESG and Emerging Markets forums.

Fiera hires IFM director to launch US expansion – exclusive

Fiera Infrastructure is to assemble an investment team of about four people in New York this year as it plans to expand its activities in the US. Alina Osorio, Fiera’s president, said the Toronto-based fund manager had hired Brooks Kaufman, who was previously an investment director at Australian firm IFM Investors, to head the new […]

Brookfield agrees to buy 62% of Oaktree

The deal will allow Oaktree to operate independently, though Brookfield intends to build up its stake.

EQT’s fourth infra fund is 10% invested at €9bn final close

EQT Partners has held the final close on its fourth infrastructure fund after collecting €9 billion in commitments during six months of fundraising. The Swedish firm announced on 12 March that its EQT Infrastructure IV had exceeded its €7.5 billion fundraising target after launching last September. EQT has already invested 10 percent of the fund […]

PPAs are exploding. But are they safe?

In 2018, the volume of corporate PPAs more than doubled compared with 2017. With strong demand and many investors chasing the same buyers, we look at the risks involved for all parties.

Four hires from public, private sectors boost First State’s infra group

The new appointees are joining the Australian fund manager from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, CalSTRS, Enbridge and Veolia.

India’s Adani outbids AMP, NIIF to win second bundle of airports

The infrastructure conglomerate emerged as the winner of a 50-year concession for six airports located in state capitals and densely-populated areas in the country.

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