Using infrastructure debt in a diversified portfolio

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In the first of a two-part series on asset allocation and infrastructure debt, Andrew Jones, Global Head of Infrastructure Debt at AMP Capital, provides a framework for considering infrastructure debt in the context of a diversified portfolio. Infrastructure debt is increasingly popular with investors, as evidenced by our $6.2 billion fundraise for AMP Capital IDF IV in

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Infrastructure debt – the asset class of the moment

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Following AMP Capital’s record US$6.2 billion fundraise, which brought in commitments from 86 institutions in less than a year, Andrew Jones, Global Head of Infrastructure Debt, explains why infrastructure debt is attracting so much attention. After years in the background, infrastructure debt has found itself in the spotlight. Its return profile offers solutions that are

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Record US$6.2 billion raised for AMP Capital infrastructure debt strategy

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AMP Capital has announced a record US$6.2 billion fundraise for its fourth infrastructure debt strategy, which includes the final close of the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund IV (IDF IV), co-investment rights and separately managed account commitments. Central to the fundraise is the final close of the IDF IV, which reached its hard cap of

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AMP Capital grows infrastructure debt team with new hires

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AMP Capital has appointed two new associates to its infrastructure debt team. Olivier Heinen is based in the London office reporting to Emma Haight-Cheng, and Eddy Frances joins the New York office, reporting to Patrick Trears. Mr Heinen joins from CIBC Capital Markets, where he was an analyst covering project and acquisition finance transactions in

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AMP Capital builds UAE presence with new office and senior appointment

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AMP Capital has opened a new representative office  in Dubai and appointed an Institutional Director, Sudhanshu Garg, who will be  responsible for introducing AMP Capital’s real assets capabilities to clients across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). AMP Capital CEO Adam Tindall; Boe Pahari, Director,  North West Region at AMP Capital; Andrew Jones, AMP Capital Global

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AMP Capital secures record commitments of US$4.1 billion for infrastructure debt strategy

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AMP Capital  has reached final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III (IDF  III), raising US$2.5 billion for the mezzanine debt strategy, an additional  US$800 million in co-investment rights and securing a further US$800 million  from investors who want access to its deal capabilities. IDF  III, the third infrastructure debt fund launched by

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Japanese investors key to global real assets funding

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Investors from Japan are primed to play a key funding role for global infrastructure and real estate, according to analysis from AMP Capital. With assets under management approaching ¥500 trillion (approximately US$4.4 trillion), the Japanese institutional investment environment is undergoing a transformation and represents a substantial source of capital for investment into real assets across

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AMP Capital’s outlook for real assets in 2016

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Tim Humphreys said “Next year is shaping up  to be an interesting time for financial markets as the post-Global Financial  Crisis bull market faces a key test: dealing with the US Federal Reserve’s rate  decisions. Some people believe low short-term interest rates have been positive  for financial markets and higher rates will therefore be negative.

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AMP Capital targets US$2 billion with new Infrastructure Debt Fund III

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AMP Capital has commenced fundraising for its Infrastructure Debt Fund III (IDF  III), which is targeting US$2 billion in commitments from institutional  investors around the world. IDF III is AMP Capital’s third infrastructure debt fund in five years and comes  less than a year after AMP Capital closed its hugely successful IDF II. IDF II

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AMP Capital invests in portfolio of renewable assets across Canada and the United States

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AMP Capital’s Infrastructure Debt Fund II has arranged and structured a C$110 million subordinated loan for Alterra Power Corporation, a leading global renewable energy company headquartered in British Columbia. AMP Capital acted as the sole lead arranger working on an exclusive basis with Alterra to successfully close the transaction. Alterra Power Corporation is a renewable-focused

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