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Tortoise Capital Advisors launches Ucits infrastructure fund as credit side offers 40 Act

Tortoise Capital Advisors, an investment manager specialising in listed energy investing, has the launched Tortoise North American Energy Infrastructure Fund.

Institutional investors allocating $1bn or more to infrastructure dominate the market

Institutional investors putting $1bn or more into infrastructure now make up the dominant market participants, according to research by Preqin.

Real estate and hedge fund managers secure most assets from institutional investors

Total assets managed by the top 100 alternative investment managers globally rose to $3.6tn at the end of 2015, up 3 per cent on the previous year, according to research produced by Willis Towers Watson.

Intense competition for infrastructure assets kicks off competitive pricing

Rising demand for infrastructure assets by a growing number of investors with available funds is fuelling prices and intense competition, according to a report by market intelligence firm Preqin.

Private capital fundraising hits record high in 2015

Last year was another strong year for private capital fundraising with 1,061 funds closed securing a combined $550bn in investor commitments, according to data from Preqin.

Absence of benchmarks could be reason for significant under-allocation to infrastructure

The lack of benchmarks for infrastructure investments is holding back the participation of institutional investors in the sector, according to research from Edhec Risk Institute.

Europe-focused infrastructure fundraising close to topping $10bn for 2015

The unlisted Europe-focused infrastructure market is experiencing its third consecutive year of strong fundraising. Funds are on course this to raise more than €10bn, says Preqin.

Institutional investor interest remains high in Latin American infrastructure deals

A sharp fall in infrastructure deals in Latin America in 2015 hides a rise in local greenfield projects and renewed interest from international investors, says report from research firm InfraDeals.