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Foresight Group launches first Australian infra debt fund

The UK-based fund manager will launch the Foresight Renewable Energy Income Fund this month, a debt fund targeting A$150m-A$200m that will invest in smaller-scale renewables projects.
Brisbane, Queensland

LGIAsuper hires new CIO from Equip Super

The A$13bn Australian superannuation fund has tapped Troy Rieck, who was previously chief investment officer at the A$15bn Melbourne-based superfund Equip Super, to take over as CIO.

Morrison & Co preparing sale of PIP Fund I assets in Australia, New Zealand

The sale, from its first Public Infrastructure Partners Fund, is expected to generate strong returns in what's seen as a hot PPP market.
Sydney skyline

Australian superfunds’ infra returns fall in 2018-19

Unlisted assets, including infrastructure, continued to deliver solid returns for Australian superfunds but returns were down on 2017-18 as listed assets bounced back.

Is asset recycling making a comeback Down Under?

With growing scrutiny of rising debt levels in Australia’s state governments, the stage is set for another round of privatisations.
technology, innovation

‘We try to be open-minded about new tech’: MIRA’s head of innovation

Peter Durante talks to Infrastructure Investor about his role and how the fund manager thinks about technology.

MTAA Super and Tasplan in talks to create A$22bn fund

The two industry superfunds, which both have significant infrastructure commitments, hope to increase returns and lower fees for members.

Australian energy policy: what next?

The coalition government retained power in the federal election. But the surprise result means inaction on a federal policy looks set to continue.

Australia’s CEFC launches fund manager alongside Ironstone Capital

The state-backed entity will commit up to A$100m for investments through Warada Capital, which will also be ‘actively seeking’ funds from other institutional investors.
Solar panels

Queensland solar regulations struck down in court

Solar panels in the state can continue to be installed by trained labourers instead of licensed electricians as state regulations introduced in May would have required.
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