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Infrastructure Investment Firms Raise $140 billion Over Five Years

Infrastructure Investor has tallied the capital raised by the world's top investment firms and calculates they raised more the $140 billion over the last five years for their infrastructure funds. The Australian-based investment bank Macquarie Group led the list, raising more than $30 billion. Goldman Sachs was a distant second, raising $9 billion.

The top ten in the "Infrastructure Investor 30" were:

  1. Macquarie Group ($30.7 b)
  2. Goldman Sachs ($9.1 b)
  3. Alinda Capital Partners ($7.0 b)-tie
  4. Industry Funds Management ($7.0 b)-tie
  5. Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System ($6.2 b)
  6. Casse de depot et placement du Quebec ($6.1 b)
  7. Brookfield Asset Management ($5.8 b)
  8. Global Infrastructure Partners ($5.6 b)
  9. Ontario Teachers Pensions Plan ($4.8 b)
  10. High Star Capital ($4.3 b)

The question is: Will the U.S. be in a position to capitalize on this capital floating on world markets?

Samuel Staley is Research Fellow


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