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CEFC and Westbourne back Nexif’s Australian wind farm expansion

The energy developer, backed by Denham Capital, will begin construction of stage two of the 212MW Lincoln Gap project later this year after securing $116m in debt financing.

NSW Ports taken to court over ‘anti-competitive and illegal’ deal

The ACCC, Australia’s competition watchdog, intervenes six years after the ports portfolio was privatised by the New South Wales government, which will not face legal proceedings.

Pacific Equity Partners raises $434m for new infra fund

The Sydney-based fund manager is on track to hit fundraising targets for its first dedicated infrastructure vehicle.

Palisade secures Samurai loan for $102m Waterloo Wind Farm refinancing

The Sydney-based fund manager turned to the Japanese market, with the debt facility underwritten by MUFG.

Australian investors make $1.8bn bid for agribusiness giant GrainCorp

Asset manager Long-Term Asset Partners is led by directors with extensive infra and logistics experience, which suggests the acquisition is being viewed as an infrastructure play.

Victorian state government kicks off PPP race for Australia’s North East Link road

The Labor government won re-election in a landslide last week and is pushing ahead with a spending spree on a raft of infrastructure projects.

AMP Capital secures 40-year Melbourne student accommodation deal worth $217m

The firm is targeting more deals in the sector, to which it is aiming to commit 20%-25% of its Diversified Infrastructure Trust.

Australia’s NEG not dead as Labor opposition revives policy

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised to pursue a ‘bipartisan market mechanism’ such as the National Energy Guarantee if his party wins power in 2019.

From hero to zero: The Hastings Funds Management story

'How can you have a $7bn business where performance has been very strong over 20 years, then have to shut the thing down?' asked one former director. We take a look at how it got to this point and the lessons learnt.

Australia rejects CKI’s APA takeover bid

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg confirmed his ‘final decision’ that the takeover would be ‘contrary to the national interest’.

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