• British Sustainable Infrastructure II, UK

    As local authorities across the UK increasingly declare climate and nature emergencies, Gresham House’s second British Sustainable Infrastructure strategy aims to invest in the technologies and services necessary to build a future economy resilient to these crises

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Middle East & Africa, FY 2023

    Infrastructure finance activity across the Middle East and Africa was down over the course of the full-year 2023 when held against the 2022 results, but this is expected to change in the coming year as Gulf States ramp up activity

  • London CIV’s new CIO

    The pension pool for London’s Local Government Pension Schemes, London Collective Investment Vehicle, is beginning the year under the leadership of a new CIO

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Asia Pacific, FY 2023

    Infrastructure finance across Asia Pacific marked a marginal increase in activity over the course of the 2023 calendar year, logging improved stats when held against full-year 2022, according to the IJGlobal database

  • Arcus' launch of Portus Data Centers, Germany

    Arcus Infrastructure Partners last year joined the data centre investment drive with 3 acquisitions in Germany and Luxembourg, and the launch of Portus Data Centres to manage them

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – North America, FY 2023

    Infrastructure finance across North America marked a slight increase over the course of the 2023 calendar year achieving an uptick when held against activity in full-year 2022, according to the IJGlobal database

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Europe, FY 2023

    Infrastructure finance across Europe dipped by 6.2% over the course of the 2023 calendar year, marking a slight drop against performance achieved in full-year 2022, according to the IJGlobal database

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Latin America, FY 2023

    Infrastructure finance across Latin America witnessed an uptick in activity over the course of 2023 with full-year figures recorded by the IJGlobal database identifying a rise of 8.2% when held against performance in full-year 2022

  • Aware Super's London expansion

    Aware Super late last November marked its expansion into London with a A$10 billion commitment to the UK investment office. Here IJGlobal looks into its plans for the future

  • Broken (investor) relations…

    Reaching out to the market this week, you’re left with a curious sense that it’s divided into 2 schools of thought when it comes to fund managers drumming up cash. Today’s editorial is prompted by an evening out with a handful of infra types in mid-December when one immediately recognisable IR person expressed relief that LPs were starting to loosen the purse strings

  • GIP – oh to be in the Nifty Fifty…

    Word reaches IJGlobal that of the 400-strong GIP team in the reverse takeover of BlackRock, a group of 50 big hitters has emerged as the real winner, earning themselves a nickname – the “Nifty Fifty”

  • Flogging a dead horse

    Once you’ve started flogging a dead horse, when do you stop? There’s no obvious time to hang up the whip. And that’s very much the case with the consolidation of infra funds… as well as the desire to write about it

  • BlackRock / GIP – there will be blood

    Now that you’ve picked your jaw off the floor at news BlackRock is buying Global Infrastructure Partners, what better way to launch the IJGlobal Friday Editorial for 2024 than with a knee-jerk reaction to the biggest deal of the year!

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – MEA, Q3 2023

    The year to the end of September 2023 marked a substantial downturn in activity across the Middle East and Africa, however, with some landmark achievements in the financing of greenfield infrastructure and energy across the region

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Asia Pacific, Q3 2023

    Asia Pacific bucked the broader trend of poor performance across infrastructure and energy financing activity in the third quarter of this year, achieving similar levels to recent times led by O&G and renewables. For the full year up to the end of Q3, infra finance deployment across APAC amounted to $223.6 billion, a slight uptick on last year’s numbers

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Latin America, Q3 2023

    Performance across Latin American infrastructure and energy deal activity up to the end of the third quart of this year marked a significant drop by value and volume, according to data compiled by IJGlobal. Infra finance deals by value in Q3 2023 came in at $20.1 billion, a fall of 31% when held against the corresponding quarter

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Europe, Q3 2023

    The third quarter of 2023 showed strong performance for Europe across the broader “infrastructure finance” category when held against the corresponding period in 2022, providing marginal cheer in an otherwise fairly depressed market

  • IJGlobal Regional Report H1 2023 – Europe

    The first half of this year was something of a mixed bag of results for Europe with the greenfield project finance of infrastructure and energy making a recovery, while refinancing activity was constrained and M&A decidedly down

  • IJGlobal Regional Report H1 2023 – North America

    All told, North America had a reasonably strong showing for the first half of 2023 with a total of $301 billion deployed, down on the corresponding half in 2022 which logged $314 billion, but a considerable step up on H1 2019’s $178 billion