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BlackRock sells operating renewables portfolio to UK infrastructure investor

Mon, 04/02/2019 - 10:52

BlackRock Real Assets (BlackRock) is to sell five operating wind farms and one operating solar project (the Portfolio) located across the UK to Equitix Investment Management (Equitix). »

Significant value opportunities emerging in Canadian infrastructure sector

Mon, 20/08/2018 - 09:35

Jim Wright, manager of the LF Miton Global Infrastructure Income Fund, explains why an improving environment for Canadian energy stocks has prompted him to increase allocation from 15.2 per cent at the end of March 2018 to 17.4 per cent… »

Hogi Hyun, Abacus Capital

D1 Mint brings investment grade diamond crypto token to market

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 08:58

Alternative fund manager Abacus Capital’s Hogi Hyun is stepping into the crypto world to bring investors a blockchain and tokenised investment grade diamond investment opportunity. »

Martin Lennon, Infracapital

Greenfield and brownfield investing

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 13:19

These are propitious times for European infrastructure managers. The European Commission has estimated that around EUR200 billion is needed to upgrade Europe’s infrastructure during the current decade for transmission grids and gas pipelines.   »

Frederic Palanque, Conquest Asset Management

The ongoing industrial transformation

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 13:14

Traditional European infrastructure is going through a period of transition. Digital communication technology and a push towards sustainable energy production is leading to a move away from a centralised, regulated and vertical model to more of a distributed, connected model that scales laterally. »

James Williams, Global Fund Media

Infrastructure trends shaping tomorrow’s world

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 13:09

European infrastructure is an exciting space today for investors. Mega trends, such as digitalisation, decarbonisation, and changing city demographics (in terms of transportation and mobility) are pushing countries to re-think their infrastructure systems and re-engineer them to cope with 21st century living. »

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Aviva Investors establishes real assets business

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 09:06

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has formed a new Real Assets business, bringing together direct real estate, infrastructure, structured finance and private debt under a single leadership and operating structure. »

Hugh Stacy, Augentius

Private equity in the aviation sector is taking flight, but do GPs have what it takes to truly soar?

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 12:12

By Hugh Stacy, Augentius – While the world may have suffered its share of challenges and dislocations over the past decade, the aviation sector has continued to move from strength to strength. The increasingly mobile nature of the global economy has seen air travel volume more than double over the past 15 years.  »

Amanda McCrystal, Pantheon

Pantheon - Best Secondaries House & Best Private Equity Management Firm

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 13:07

Last year, Pantheon celebrated its 35th anniversary. It is testament to the drive and determination to evolve the business model in response to changing market dynamics that has helped Pantheon stand the test of time to become, arguably, one of the most experienced global private equity, infrastructure and real assets fund investors. »

Ropes & Gray comments on outlook for private equity in 2018

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 16:29

The London team at Ropes & Gray has made some predictions for the private equity market in 2018, against the backdrop of market uncertainty caused by a range of factors including Brexit. »

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