The Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) and Swedish private-equity firm EQT AB have teamed up to invest in infrastructure projects around the world. EQT and PSP Investments have agreed to invest up to €4.6 billion in the form of an EQT Active Core Infrastructure fund. This fund will focus on investments in core infrastructure assets and companies in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region.
PSP Investments is one of Canada's largest pension investment managers. It manages $230.5 billion of net assets, and invests in public and private markets around the world. PSP Investments has a long history of investing in infrastructure and is one of the leading pension fund investors in the sector.
The fund will be managed by EQT as part of its Active Core Infrastructure strategy, which has been developed to provide innovative and attractive long-term infrastructure investments. EQT has a strong track record in infrastructure investments, having made investments in transportation, energy, telecoms, utilities and other infrastructure sectors.