KDB Life eyes infrastructure debt investments

The South Korean insurer has expressed interest in making its debut infrastructure debt investment this year.

KDB Life has said that it would be interested in exploring potential investment opportunities in infrastructure debt deals in North America and western Europe this year.

The insurer said that energy, industrial, water and transport would be the desired deployment sectors for 2018. It is also planning to deploy $200 million in alternative investment funds, with a minimum ticket size of $30 million.

Currently, KDB Life allocates 0.2 percent of its total $17.3 billion in assets under management to infrastructure investments.

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