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AIIB to invest $500m in sustainable infra-related bonds in emerging Asia

Through this initiative, the multilateral development bank is aiming to promote infrastructure as an asset class, develop debt capital markets for infrastructure and promote ESG in emerging Asia.

Korea Post seeks fund managers for $300m energy infra mandate

The hunt for strategies pursuing more than 70% of investments in OECD countries comes less than a year after the Korean investor announced a $500m mandate.

Year in Review: Asia becomes a renewables hotspot

Higher returns and high growth rates are pushing investors to explore the region, that has become one of the hotspots for green energy investment.

IL&FS: India’s ‘Lehman’ moment?

When one of the country’s biggest groups ran into financial trouble, the country braced itself for a market-wide crisis. Two months later, market observers describe the episode as a new step towards a more professional infrastructure sector. Eduard Fernández reports.

SUSI drops JV with South Pole Group in Asia, creates its own team in...

The new office will launch and manage the Asia Energy Transition Fund, focused on investments in Southeast Asian countries.

Slow capital calls may ‘not be able to satisfy’ POBA’s allocation targets

The South Korean public pension fund has increased its AUM exposure to the asset class from 5% to nearly 7% during 2018.

POBA cites lack of track record as its main worry

CIO Jang Dong-hun is concerned these investments might prove harder to exit, expresses a preference for publicly regulated assets and recalls a bad experience with crematoriums in Korea.

IL&FS puts Indian roads portfolio on the block

Two weeks after putting its renewables portfolio up for sale, the developer is looking to divest its roads business, as it works towards a restructuring plan.

India to privatise six major airports by March

The hubs are in major cities and have seen double-digit growth in the past five years.

India’s IL&FS to sell more than 970MW of operational renewable assets

The troubled company is also putting on the block under-construction wind assets with a total capacity of 104MW.

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