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Offshore wind park at daybreak.

Japan’s JERA acquires 49% stake in Formosa II

The transaction marks the energy company’s second investment in a Macquarie Capital-backed offshore wind project in Taiwan.
Sunset on solar panels in a village

S Korean, N American investors launch OECD-focused infra platform

The partnership has secured $100m from a Korean investment bank and will seek to raise an additional $100m from North American investors.
Singapore Skyline

Eastspring’s CIO leaves amid firm restructuring

Prudential’s Asian asset manager will create an investment solutions team, focused on providing multi-strategy products to investors, as well as an investment fund strategies team.
Connaught Place, New Delhi, India during the early morning. Typical Georgian buildings are seen in the front. These are the commercial areas. The famous "Statesman Building" is seen in the background. Shot taken from the inner Circle or Rajiv Chowk.

Political risk threatens India’s renewables revolution

Should Andhra Pradesh - a state at the forefront of the renewables sector in the country - succeed in slashing tariffs, projects with a capacity of more than 2.5GW are at risk of defaulting.
Tokyo skyline, Japan

Marubeni infra fund reaches second close on $325m – exclusive

The debut infra vehicle is aiming to purchase two Australian transportation PPPs from the Japanese trading house by November.
Seoul downtown cityscape with fortress and Namsan Seoul Tower on sunset Seoul, South Korea.

KKR expands APAC infra team with Macquarie hire

Based in Seoul, Keith Kim has joined the team led by another Macquarie veteran David Luboff.
Great Wall of China

China under pressure as infra debt payments come due

Local government financing vehicles used to fund infrastructure projects face bond maturity payments of $530bn between 2019 and 2021.
Tokyo skyline, Japan

Japan’s proposed transmission charge will hurt renewables – report

The new fee to fund grid construction and maintenance could dampen investors’ confidence as the country looks to develop its offshore wind sector, experts say.
Indian road in Mumbai

India’s NHAI urged to accelerate road privatisation

The public agency should consider launching a new BOT model to speed up privatisation and tackle its $24bn in debt, ratings agency ICRA says.
The skyline of Hong Kong, one of Asia's main financial hubs

China Everbright closes overseas infra fund on $450m

Despite having lowered its target twice, the Chinese asset manager claims the vehicle has reached ‘the right size’.
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