Investors

Melbourne Summit: Managers need to close ranks to cope with disruption

QIC head, Ross Israel predicted technological change would create a combat zone between incumbent owners and those looking to disrupt them with fresh models.

Institutional infra investment to hit $130bn in next two years

The shift towards real assets is ‘here to stay’, according to survey, as infrastructure proves more popular than real estate with public pension funds and SWFs.

National Australia Bank low-carbon portfolio closes on $148.7 million

The collection of loans to green energy projects closed with a cornerstone investment from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation.

MIRA’s Philippines infra fund yields double-digit returns

While the infrastructure fund manager has ruled out a second PINAI fund, it is exploring other opportunities in the country in separate discussions with the fund’s LPs.

Asset sales loom as CK Infra bids $9.8bn for APA Group

The proposed divestment package – an attempt to satisfy FIRB and ACCC regulatory requirements – is not seen as including APA’s best assets.

Thinking about North Korean infra? Here’s five things you should know

With the possibility of denuclearisation and the lifting of sanctions on the Korean peninsula, could the world’s most isolated country become the next emerging market for infrastructure?

Asia braced for $600bn green energy investment, Macquarie Capital says

Hajir Naghdy, chairman of Macquarie Capital Asia, tells Infrastructure Investor how his firm is tapping into the region’s renewables space, especially the offshore wind sector in North Asia.

Future Fund reorganises investment team

Australia’s sovereign wealth fund creates five new roles, split by asset class, after head of property exits.

Sweden to relax rules on unlisted investments for state pensions

The country’s four AP funds are one step closer to gaining more flexibility when investing in private markets.

Singapore fosters infra hub status with new debt facility and benchmarks

The Lion City is stepping up efforts to ‘crowd-in’ private capital on Asian infrastructure projects with a debt distribution scheme and the creation of investment standards.

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