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  1. White House launches rural investment fund

    trueThe White House launched a rural infrastructure investment fund Thursday as part of a public/private partnership to attract more investors to rural projects, including energy and infrastructure development.

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  1. Ontario Teachers chooses VP for infrastructure

    trueKen Manget was named vice president of infrastructure at the C$140.8 billion (US$131.1 billion) Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Toronto.

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  2. CPPIB buys into Belgian parking lot company

    trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto, will acquire a 39% stake in Brussels-based European parking lot manager Interparking for €376 million ($508 million).

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  3. J.P. Morgan's head of OECD infrastructure equity leaves to start own firm

    trueMark Weisdorf has left J.P. Morgan Asset Management where he was portfolio manager and head of OECD infrastructure equity to start his own infrastructure investment firm.

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  4. Santander pegs £160 million for Hermes infrastructure fund

    trueSantander (U.K.) Common Investment Fund, Manchester, England, committed an initial £160 million ($274.1 million) to the Hermes GPE Infrastructure Fund.

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  5. Co-investments: More bang for your buck

    truePrivate equity has been producing superior risk-adjusted returns, enticing investors to look no further than the asset class to get more bang for their buck. And, private equity fund sponsors are capitalizing on this to convince investors to put more dollars behind them. The strategy which is ...

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  6. Carlyle carry funds rise 5% in second quarter

    trueThe Carlyle Group said its carry fund valuations rose 5% during the second quarter of 2014, according to preliminary performance figures released Monday. Its portfolio is up 11% year to date, and up 20% in the 12 months ended June 30.

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  7. Infrastructure funds not the kind investors prefer

    trueMore institutional investors might invest in infrastructure if there were more longer-lived investment structures, such as open-end funds invested in stable projects, consultants say.

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  8. Abu Dhabi Investment Authority expanding internal alternatives capabilities

    trueAbu Dhabi Investment Authority plans to selectively add personnel across real estate, infrastructure and private equity this year.

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  9. CPPIB makes first Indian infrastructure investment

    trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board on Monday announced it would commit US$166 million to engineering firm Larsen & Toubro's Mumbai-based infrastructure subsidiary, L&T Infrastructure Development Projects.

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  10. A look at the highest-yielding stocks in the Alerian MLP index

    trueAs credit and leveraged loan spreads continue to compress, master limited partnership search and hire activity has increased among institutional investors.

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  11. Master limited partnerships positioned to benefit from rising U.S. energy production

    trueThere is no denying master limited partnerships have had a good run in recent years. A unique asset class in the investment landscape, MLPs are defined by the legal requirement that they derive most of their cash flows from real estate, natural resources and commodities. One of the key advantages ...

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  12. Antin Infrastructure closes 2nd fund

    trueAntin Infrastructure Partners closed its second fund, Antin Infrastructure Partners II, at its hard cap of €2 billion ($2.71 billion).

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  13. U.S. Open week - a brief look at how the USGA invests its assets

    trueThis week the 114th U.S. Open golf championship is taking place at Pinehurst Golf and Country Club in North Carolina. In its latest IRS Form 990, the United States Golf Association – which oversees the championship – listed the value of investments on its balance sheet to be a little more than $251 ...

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