Infrastructure fund managers had a record fundraising year in 2018 – and according to Preqin, 2019 could be even bigger. Although capital raised in the second quarter of this year was lower than it was in Q1, infrastructure was the only private capital asset class to see fund closures accelerate between March and June.
With the launch of LeadCrest and a large transaction by Income Realty, the European sale-and-leaseback market suddenly got busier. Rachel Fixsen reports
It was the one area expected to attract bipartisan support. But the US’s desperately needed infrastructure plan has fallen victim to political gridlock, says Christopher O’Dea
Why the emergence of global, open-ended core funds might be more than just a pipe dream. Richard Lowe reports
While the shape of the UK’s future relationship with its European neighbours is still unclear, the question of how to finance infrastructure fit for the 21st century is equally pressing, argues Darryl Murphy
What do rising trade tensions between the US and China mean for real assets? Anton Pil looks at the asset class most likely to be affected