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Co-investment is ‘not a silver bullet’ – report

Median co-investment returns have plummeted from a high of 56% in 2003, according to data from CEPRES.

Infra fundraising hits $20bn as Q1 rise returns

The market has already reached 22.3% of last year’s total through just six funds raised.

How digital became integral

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

UBS spots top infra trends for 2019

Declan O’Brien and Alex Leung of UBS Asset Management’s infrastructure research and strategy division argue that the asset class will continue to be resilient in the face of market volatility.

Global Summit: Potential damage from breaching social contract ‘outweighs costs of ESG’

Standardisation may still be a work in progress but fund managers are already seeing positive outcomes from ESG initiatives, both in terms of social benefits and financial returns.

North America, Europe drive infrastructure fundraising

The two regions led the asset class to buck last year’s trend, experiencing a 17% increase in fundraising growth compared to the 11% drop private markets experienced as a whole, McKinsey reveals in a recent report.

France and Turkey lead European PPP market as Italy and UK plummet

The provision of institutional debt in European PPP projects has increased by 55%, as well as increasing the number of countries lent to.

Infrastructure ‘most popular sub-sector’ for new manager searches – bfinance

Infrastructure has overtaken private debt and alongside real estate now makes up a majority of bfinance’s private market manager searches.

Private infrastructure at ‘a tipping point’, says JP Morgan

ESG has become a ‘matter of strategic positioning’ rather than the ‘compliance consideration’ it used to be, according to the group.
Gender divide

Recruitment quotas won’t fix PE’s gender problem

Private equity's diversity issue goes deeper than firms not seeing enough female candidates.
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