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India’s attempt to renegotiate PPAs threatens investor sentiment

The state of Andhra Pradesh is expected to fail in its attempt to renegotiate PPAs, but market sources fear a drawn-out court battle could still prove damaging.

India’s NIIF puts the ‘public’ back in PPP

The arrival of OTPP and AusSuper to the government-backed fund is another milestone in India’s evolution into an institutional-friendly infrastructure market.

Why LPs are upping the ante on fee verification

A number of factors are pushing investors to seek outside help in sifting through their fees, expenses and carried interest payments.
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Japan unveils areas for offshore wind development

Most of the EIAs local firms have launched are located in the selected areas, a source said.

Spanish gas groups face up to 22% cut in regulatory review

The proposed cuts, to be imposed from 2021, are 'harsher than what we were expecting', according to ratings agency S&P.

How KKR uses credit facilities

On its Q2 earnings call, KKR CFO Bill Janetschek detailed the way the firm handles credit facilities
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Hurdle under threat as managers question one-size-fits-all approach

The share of PE firms that removed the hurdle rate doubled in 2019, while only 60% of funds are sticking with the standard 8% preferred return.

Carlyle will convert to C-corp, offers single class shares

In making the switch, the firm follows in the footsteps of its listed peers KKR, Blackstone and Apollo Global Management.

KKR prepares for rapid AUM growth

The firm, which is gearing up to launch its three largest funds, expects AUM to ‘compound significantly’ on the back of increased distribution efforts and more mature track records.
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Energy fundraising shifts to renewables and sustainability

There has been a structural shift in how LPs are allocating funds to energy-focused vehicles, moving away from upstream and paying closer attention to renewables and sustainable strategies.
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