As a global powerhouse in information and communications technology (ICT), it is hardly surprising that the South Korea’s government would aim to fashion its capital into a smart city showcasing the country’s technological edge.
The IPE Real Assets top 100 ranking of some of the world’s largest infrastructure investors has captured more than $415bn (€376bn) in infrastructure assets held by pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurers and other institutional capital owners
There is an unprecedentedly large volume of capital earmarked for unlisted real assets, but the common observation today is that the markets are too expensive
The listed infrastructure sector encompasses $2.5trn of global assets. So, asks Fraser Hughes, why would institutional investors focus exclusively on private infrastructure?
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 continued growth of infrastructure mega-funds, is it inevitable that investors will overpay for assets and returns disappoint? Not necessarily, writes Christopher O’Dea
One of the appeals of mid-market strategies is the ability to avoid competition at the large end of the market. Christopher O’Dea asks whether this space is becoming too crowded as well
Company is majority-owned by investors advised by JP Morgan Asset Management
Pension fund to effectively double exposure to infrastructure strategies
Plan is to close Asterion Industrial Infra Fund I before year-end
The Swiss fund manager is investing up to A$50m in Starling Energy project