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Following last week’s IPCC report, investors should stress-test their portfolios against realistic internal carbon pricing, boost allocations to energy transition strategies and consider divesting from carbon-intensive assets.
Given ESG-linked facilities are generating ‘a huge amount of interest’, we discuss whether they are the best way to incentivise change.
A new asset class targeting ‘durable, high-quality companies with predictable cashflows and based in non-cyclical sectors’ sounds awfully familiar.
Can the US manager, its fundraising muscles flexed, establish itself in infra the way it has in other asset classes?
Wired editor-at-large and futurist Ben Hammersley explains how to deal with exponential growth, discusses the needs created by new technology and explains why cognitive-enhancing infra is a must in the age of AI.
Taking its motives at face value, there is no obvious reason for the Government Pension Fund Global not to invest across the wider infra universe.
Jim Yong Kim’s belief that he can do more by operating in the private sector again raises questions about the finance institution's role in the 21st century.
With managers increasingly putting pressure on LPs to enter the carry early, Threadmark partner Patricia Wilkinson and PEI senior editors Toby Mitchenall, Bruno Alves and Jonathan Brasse look across asset classes to find out whether the status quo really is changing.
With the possible exception of hurdle rates, LPs can count numerous victories.
The Bank has made commitments to a number of UK-focused private equity funds; there will be no immediate changes to its engagement with the country, it has said.