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Bruno Alves is Senior Editor of Infrastructure Investor. Bruno has been a journalist since 2004 and joined Infrastructure Investor in 2009, where he quickly rose to become Associate Editor and a leading writer covering the infrastructure asset class. In 2013 he joined Euromoney to edit their Trade Finance title, before returning to PEI Media in late 2014 as the launch editor of Low Carbon Energy Investor, PEI’s global energy transition publication.
The fact that workplace diversity played a role in Chicago Teachers’ recent $50m infrastructure allocation underlines how important the issue is becoming to LPs.
Twenty-nine investors from Europe and the Middle East contributed $2.15bn to the total over the past year-and-a-half.
UK infrastructure projects vehicle could raise up to £500 million as AllianzGI reveals it has committed £1bn to projects so far.
The mezzanine investment comes from the manager’s recently closed third fund, which closed on its $2.5bn hard-cap.
With the possible exception of hurdle rates, LPs can count victories on management fees, carry and the growing number of bespoke structures being employed.
The unit is hoping to sign its first mandate with the group’s insurance company and will focus on senior investment-grade infrastructure debt.
Global Infrastructure Partners Capital Solutions Fund is buying the majority of a $135m senior secured term loan for a 453MW power plant portfolio owned by Heorot Power.
Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions has appointed two veterans to expand its global $4.4bn debt business as it eyes US energy, transport, telecoms and social infra P3s.
The US firm is exiting infra debt just as its five-member team, led by Gerry Jennings, was preparing to raise two debt funds targeting a combined $1.5bn.
The semi-open-ended vehicle, targeting UK defined benefit schemes, is aiming for a 5% net annual yield through investments in infrastructure debt, renewable energy, real estate debt and other alternative investments.
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