Partners Group, a private markets investment manager based in Zug, Switzerland, has closed its largest dedicated infrastructure investment program to date, Partners Group Global Infrastructure 2009, with €500 million ($705 million). Investors include corporate and public pension plans, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, and high-net-worth individuals from around the world.
According to its recent annual report, Partners Group had 17 private infrastructure assets under management valued at around €1 billion ($1.4 billion) as of Dec. 31, 2010. The Partners Group Global Infrastructure 2009 fund currently has exposure to more than a dozen countries and “is already well diversified across sectors, financing stages and transaction types.”
Partners Group believes an attractive infrastructure theme in 2011 will be brownfield investments in industrial coun