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Colony Capital unveils succession plan amid M&A deal

The firm, which acquired Abraaj’s LatAm business in April, has acquired digital infrastructure manager Digital Bridge and tapped its founder as its new CEO.

Private markets lift OMERS after tough year in equities

Strong private equity returns helped to offset negative performance in public equities, leaving the Canadian pension fund with a 2.3% overall return.

How aligned are Blackstone and its LPs with Saudi Arabia’s PIF?

The risks of sharing a blind pool where the sovereign wealth fund plays such an outsized role are being thrown into sharp relief.

Blackstone confident, sees ‘challenges’ to Saudi-backed infra fund

Two LPs who committed to the $40bn vehicle said they are monitoring the situation involving a journalist's disappearance and the questions surrounding Saudi Arabia's potential involvement.

LPs push Blackstone to raise infra fund’s hurdle rate at first close

One investor said the original rate was ‘just not a standard hurdle’.

Energy storage: the next great disruptor

Despite a clear need and high growth potential, investors have not backed the energy storage sector in large numbers, partly due to a lack of standardised contracts, finds Jordan Stutts.

Apollo eyes infrastructure

Co-founder Joshua Harris will target sectors where he can get an ‘excess return’.

Blackstone eyes early 2018 first close for $40bn infra fund

The vehicle will be open-ended, target core and core-plus assets and collect fees based on net asset value.

Goldman buys minority stake in Riverstone

The firm’s Petershill fund made its second investment this year in energy-focused Riverstone Holdings.

OTPP’s Ron Mock: ‘Where do we continue to hunt?’

The $128bn pension manager said the greater adoption of the direct investment model globally is making the market much more competitive.
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