Innovation in infrastructure investing
In this week’s newsletter, David Rees, Partner and Global Co-Head of Asset Management at AMP Capital discusses the discipline of bringing PE rigour to active management in the infrastructure space, and why the firm is hiring technologists to effect positive change.
Keeping with the technology theme, US Capital Global Securities has added a blockchain technology VC fund, NYCQ Fund LP, to its portfolio. The Fund holds leading names in the FinTech and blockchain infrastructure arena, including Coinbase.
In other news, Eurazeo, one of Europe’s leading PE houses, has held a final close of its latest fund, Eurazeo Capital IV, with EUR2.5 billion. The EUR700 million fundraise has enabled Eurazeo to close this fourth fund with almost 40 per cent more capital than Eurazeo Capital III.
Finally, a new white paper by CAMRADATA explores whether there is enough reporting and granular information available regarding the investment process in private debt and the level of innovation taking place.
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Editor-in-Chief, Private Equity Wire