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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.
Fortress closes transportation and infrastructure fund at $1 billion
trueFortress Investment Group closed its Worldwide Transportation and Infrastructure Investors fund at about $1 billion.
CalPERS enters into infrastructure partnership with UBS
trueThe California Public Employees' Retirement System, Sacramento, committed $485 million to a new partnership between the retirement system and UBS Global Asset Management, which will pursue infrastructure investments in core markets.
Water legislation might make splash with investors
trueA new federal law enacted in June could open a channel for a boatload of water infrastructure projects in which institutions might be interested.
Taiwan's Public Service Pension Fund seeks real estate, infrastructure managers
trueTaiwan's NT$562.4 billion (US$18.7 billion) Public Service Pension Fund issued an RFP for global real estate equity and global infrastructure equity managers.
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.
Korea's MMAA commits A$43 million to Australian infrastructure fund
trueKorea's 8.3 trillion won (US$8.1 billion) Military Mutual Aid Association committed A$43 million (US$40 million) to The Infrastructure Fund.