The North American fundraising market has been making the headlines over the past 18 months thanks to its mega-funds, but a renewed hope in the region’s future project pipeline has seen a number of ‘new’ market entrants looking to tap investors’ growing infrastructure bucket
BlackRock Real Assets recently raised the largest global renewables fund in the world by reaching final close on its Global Renewable Power II at $1.65 billion, confirming that the asset class has reached maturity among institutional investors
It’s that time of year again… League Table Time. Back in the day, we used only to publish them twice a year and – frankly – that was quite enough. But no, you turn your back for seven years and it’s gone quarterly. Huzzah
The US airport sector is witnessing a substantial increase in the number of long-term concessions and terminal redevelopment-type PPP projects put out to market. The number of ongoing airport PPP transactions in 2017 is more than double that seen in the previous four years combined, according to IJGlobal data
The UK, Canada and Australia are three of the most established private finance markets for infrastructure in the world. Lauded for easily accessible and transparent procurement and delivery mechanisms they are often a blueprint for emerging PPP markets
The Californian State Legislature passed a historic bill in April to raise California gas taxes by $0.12 in an attempt to raise as much as $52 billion towards repairing the state's infrastructure over the next decade
Market liberalisation at home is driving Japanese power utility Kansai Electric to seek growth overseas. Yoshiro Takechi, general manager of Kansai Electric international business and cooperation division, has unveiled what he expects in return for the company’s ¥500 billion ($4.5 billion) war chest in an interview with IJGlobal
The financing of the acquisition of the Northwest Parkway toll road in Denver, Colorado, has gone beyond prior toll road acquisitions last year to further utilise and test the liquidity of the US private placement market
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