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KKR expands energy, infrastructure team to Sydney, Singapore
trueTony Schultz has joined KKR & Co. in Sydney as a managing director on the alternative investment giant's global energy and infrastructure team.
Infrastructure still elusive in pension fund asset allocation
trueThere's ample room for pension plans to increase their allocations to infrastructure.
Japan's GPIF to invest $2.7 billion in infrastructure alongside OMERS, DBJ
trueJapan's Government Pension Investment Fund will invest up to $2.7 billion in infrastructure assets over the next five years in a co-investment deal with Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System and Development Bank of Japan.
Nashville & Davidson County commits $170 million to 4 managers
trueNashville (Tenn.) & Davidson County Metropolitan Government Employee Benefit Trust Fund made five new commitments totaling up to $170 million, confirmed Fadi BouSamra, chief investment officer.
Alaska Permanent commits $200 million to power infrastructure fund
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, committed $200 million to LS Power Equity Partners III, a private equity infrastructure fund managed by LS Power Equity Advisors that invests in operating power plants, according to a transaction report of investments made since the Nov. 20-21 board meeting.
Pensions Infrastructure Platform names 1st fund manager as 3 founding members exit
truePensions Infrastructure Platform, a £2 billion ($3.3 billion) infrastructure platform, named Dalmore Capital to establish its first fund, the PPP Equity PIP Limited Partnership, confirmed a spokeswoman for the National Association of Pension Funds, which sponsors the platform.
New opportunities in private equity secondary market
trueMoney managers are expanding their private equity secondary market investments to include infrastructure, real estate, energy and timber, ahead of what they expect to be a growing investment opportunity.
3i executive to join Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
trueCressida Hogg will join the infrastructure team of the C$192.8 billion ($175.4 billion) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
CalSTRS gives staff authority to OK infrastructure investments
trueCalifornia State Teachers' Retirement System's trustee board on Friday gave investment staff continued authority to commit up to $300 million in infrastructure investments without board approval.
Fresno County Employees picks IFM Investors for infrastructure
trueFresno County (Calif.) Employees’ Retirement Association hired infrastructure manager IFM Investors to run between $120 million and $140 million, confirmed Phillip Kapler, retirement administrator.
Consortium invests $250 million in Japanese solar plant project
truePartners Group and Equis Funds Group announced Monday the closing of a US$250 million investment to fund the construction of solar power plants in Japan.
Foresight adds 6 to international infrastructure team
trueCarly Magee joined infrastructure and private equity money manager Foresight Group as senior investment manager, one of six additions to the firm's international infrastructure team.
VicSuper taps Colonial First State for A$100 million in global listed infrastructure
trueVicSuper, a Melbourne-based superannuation fund, hired Colonial First State Global Asset Management to invest A$100 million (US$88.7 million) in global listed infrastructure.
Infrastructure independence adding pressure
trueA move by an increasing number of infrastructure investors into direct and co-investments is putting more pressure on investment consultants, already squeezed by money manager competition and investor efforts to lower fees.
Hawaii Employees puts $50 million into infrastructure fund
trueHawaii Employees' Retirement System committed $50 million to McMorgan Infrastructure Fund.