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Denmark's ATP returns 6% in first quarter on Danish equity gains
trueATP, Hilleroed, Denmark, returned 6% in the first quarter of 2015, boosted by record returns on Danish equities, the pension fund announced Thursday.
Interest in infrastructure investing ramping up — Milken panel
truePrivate investors are getting more active in infrastructure investing as Congress struggles to find more creative ways to stimulate investment, panelists at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills said Monday.
Canadian pension funds, Abu Dhabi kick off $4 billion Norway court contest
trueOwners in Norway's gas pipeline network on Monday kicked off their effort in an Oslo court to recoup what they claim will be about 34 billion kroner ($4.34 billion) in lost income from tariff cuts pushed through in 2013.
AMP Capital adds to infrastructure equity team
trueDamian Stanley joined AMP Capital's infrastructure equity team as a principal, investments.
San Mateo County slates $10 million to infrastructure fund
trueSan Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association committed $10 million to Everstream Solar Infrastructure Fund I.
I Squared Capital closes $3 billion infrastructure fund
trueI Squared Capital announced Monday the closing of ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund at $3 billion, surpassing its $2 billion fundraising target and meeting its hard cap.
Quebec's Caisse acquires 4 Mexican toll roads for C$3.01 billion
trueCaisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Montreal, agreed to acquire a combined 49% equity stake in four Mexican toll highways, including the Acapulco Tunnel, from Mexican infrastructure manager Empresas ICA for C$3.01 billion ($2.4 billion).
Preqin: Sovereign wealth fund assets rise 17% in 18 months to $6.3 trillion
trueAggregate assets managed by a universe of 73 sovereign wealth funds increased 17% to $6.3 trillion as of March 31, up from $5.4 trillion at the start of October 2013, the last time researcher Preqin reviewed this part of the asset owner industry.
Texas Tech endowment puts $85 million with 4 managers
trueTexas Tech University System endowment, Lubbock, committed or invested $85 million with four managers, said Chris Gailey, section manager, reporting and investment analysis, in an e-mail.
Norway megafund appoints panel to study infrastructure, real estate investments
trueNorway’s Ministry of Finance appointed an expert group to investigate whether the 6.4 trillion Norwegian kroner ($809 billion) Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, should be permitted to invest in unlisted infrastructure and increase the 5% cap on real estate investments.
Dallas/Fort Worth Airport makes commitment to MC-SEAMAX fund
trueDallas/Fort Worth International Airport, committed up to $10 million in pension fund assets to an MC-SEAMAX Management fund that targets investments in the container shipping sector.
CalSTRS, Dutch manager team up for infrastructure
trueThe $190.8 billion California State Teachers' Retirement System, West Sacramento, is joining forces with APG Asset Management NV, the Dutch money manager, to form an infrastructure investment alliance.
Canada Pension Plan, U.K. pension funds buy stake in Associated British Ports
trueA group of U.K. pension funds and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto, will acquire a 30% stake in Associated British Ports.
Ontario Teachers returns 11.8% in 2014, surpassing benchmark by 170 basis points
trueOntario Teachers' Pension Plan, Toronto, returned 11.8% on its investments in 2014, above its custom benchmark's 10.1% return, powered by private equity and infrastructure performance.
New York State Common picks BlackRock for $2 billion unconstrained bond allocation
trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund made $2.55 billion in investments and commitments in January.