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U.K.'s Pensions Infrastructure Platform chooses CEO
trueMike Weston was named CEO of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform, a £2 billion ($3.3 billion), said a spokeswoman for National Association of Pension Funds, which sponsors the PIP.
Ontario Teachers acquires remaining 50% share of Bristol Airport
trueOntario Teachers' Pension Plan said Wednesday it will become the sole owner of Bristol International Airport in England after agreeing to buy the 50% share held by Macquarie Group.
CalPERS selects StepStone for infrastructure consulting
trueCalPERS’ investment committee hired StepStone Group as infrastructure consultant, pending contract negotiations.
CalSTRS kicks off infrastructure consortium at White House summit
trueCalifornia State Teachers' Retirement System, West Sacramento, is developing a multibillion-dollar global syndicate for infrastructure investing, Chief Investment Officer Christopher Ailman announced Tuesday at a Washington summit on infrastructure investment.
Macquarie adds Obama's deputy assistant as government affairs managing director
trueDavid Agnew was named managing director, government affairs, at Macquarie Group's infrastructure and real assets division.
CalSTRS earmarks $150 million for infrastructure
trueCalSTRS committed $150 million to First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Fund II in the three-month period ended June 30.
OMERS infrastructure program writes new page in investing
trueWhen OMERS executives closed a $12.5 billion-plus infrastructure co-investment program in June, they raised money not only from large institutional investors, but also from money managers looking to expand their businesses into infrastructure. In this way the C$65 billion pension fund has managed ...
New Mexico PERA commits $50 million to KKR infrastructure fund
trueNew Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association committed up to $50 million to KKR Global Infrastructure Investors II, managed by KKR & Co..
Merced County narrows infrastructure search to 2 managers
trueMerced County (Calif.) Employees’ Retirement Association named KKR & Co. and Morgan Stanley Investment Management as finalists in its search for an infrastructure manager to run up to $20 million.
Texas Employees sets 2015 tactical plan for alternatives
trueTexas Employees Retirement System will invest in up to four new hedge funds in the next fiscal year, which begins Sept. 1.
Fortress puts its spin on private-public conversion
trueWhen Fortress Investment Group LLC takes its private equity infrastructure fund public - expected as early as year's end, the alternative investment firm will provide limited partners instant liquidity.
New effort puts focus on Africa
trueInstitutional investment into Africa is set for a boost due in part to a new task force that will work to encourage capital flows into infrastructure projects in the region.
Ontario Teachers looks to add Bristol airport to portfolio
trueThe Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan's investment in airports continues to take flight.
CalPERS to choose finalists for infrastructure consultant search
trueCalPERS' investment committee is scheduled to consider the recommendation of investment staff at its Aug. 18 meeting to interview three finalists for its infrastructure consultant search.
Oregon Investment Council puts $400 million toward alternatives
trueOregon Investment Council, Tigard, which runs the $70 billion Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, committed $200 million each to Global Infrastructure Partners Capital Solutions fund and real estate joint venture Lionstone OPERF Real Estate One, managed by Lionstone Partners.