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Australian superfunds considering ‘IFM for agriculture’

Hostplus CIO Sam Sicilia says that high-level talks have already taken place as agriculture becomes relatively less risky.

IFM sells Victorian power stations as it turns away from fossil fuel generation

The Australian fund manager has sold EcogenEnergy, an asset that has generated a 12%-plus return.

Hastings to wind up Australia business this summer

The Australian asset manager will lose control of The Infrastructure Fund on 31 March with Utilities Trust of Australia termination date to follow in coming months.

Australian asset consultant Frontier appoints new CEO

The infrastructure and agriculture advisor has poached Andrew Polson from MyState, who will take the helm in May.

AMP Group launches global search for new chief executive

Incumbent CEO Craig Meller to step down in 2018 after five years in the role.

Australia and ASEAN nations ramp up infra collaboration

The Australian government will help fund the development of a new pipeline of infrastructure projects across southeast Asia to “attract sustainable public and private financing”.

Transurban acquires $650m Montreal toll road from Macquarie

Purchase sees Transurban move into second market in North America.

Australian supers urge GPs to bolster transparency

Six of the country's largest investors have signed an open letter calling on asset managers to adhere to a code of conduct, in a move to 'rebuild confidence.'

IFM dips toes in European water with Aqualia deal

The €1bn stake acquisition is also its first deal in Spain and its third water deal globally.

Private investors back South Australian grain export terminal with A$100m

Growers will also be able to acquire equity in the facility, which an insider called 'a turning point' for the struggling industry.

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