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Understand upcoming CFIUS changes before it’s too late

The passing of FIRRMA changes the scope of CFIUS and could have implications for US and non-US private equity funds. Simon Witney and Jeffrey Cunard of Debevoise explain.

Asterion seals first digital infra deal

Acquisition of 11 data centres follows the Spanish firm’s recent launch of a renewables platform and marks the third investment through its debut fund.

Macquarie secures 20 years of shipping business after $1.8bn deal

A minimum-volume commitment for an Asian shipping company to use the Long Beach Container Terminal in California ‘implies’ a 12x EBITDA margin over 20 years, a source said.

Deal with Duke gives John Hancock renewables exposure

US power producer Duke Energy has sold a minority stake in its renewables portfolio to an infrastructure fund owned by Canadian insurance giant Manulife Finance Corporation. According to a statement released by Duke, John Hancock Investments, Manulife’s US capital management division, purchased a 49 percent stake in 37 operating wind, solar and battery storage assets […]

Kurt Summers: Chicago is on an ESG mission

The City of Chicago treasurer on why he took a stand on ESG and what he considers the biggest threat to private equity as we know it.

Fitch: ‘mostly stable’ US transport sector could hit roadblocks

Growth in the US transport sector this year will be moderate and stay in lockstep with the country’s GDP, according to Fitch Ratings. The company, in a report published on Monday, predicted “mostly stable” growth in airports, toll roads and ports, citing in all cases a strong commercial and consumer economy. However, the ratings agency […]

Stonepeak’s $3.6bn Oryx deal deepens firm’s US midstream exposure

Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners has increased its portfolio’s exposure to the US energy sector with a $3.6 billion deal to acquire an oil pipeline company operating in the Permian Basin in western Texas and New Mexico. The New York-based fund manager agreed to purchase Oryx Midstream from a group of energy investors including Quantum Energy Partners, […]

ILPA offers a ‘FAIR’ deal to its LP members

The industry group has teamed up with consultant Colmore, whose Fee Allocation Incentive Reporting programme aims to help investors ensure they are not overpaying for alternatives.

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.

American Triple I sees big opportunities in mid-size PPPs

American Triple I Partners CEO David Cibrian believes there is a healthy pipeline to be found in smaller US markets.
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