Equis to launch new Asian infrastructure developer – exclusive

The fund manager will look to attract institutional capital to invest in the new company, while its management team will hold a ‘significant minority stake,’ a source said.

The price of direct investing

Going direct is well-suited to infrastructure. But anyone looking to do it will have to tackle tough questions around compensation and transparency.

Policy inaction is ‘undermining’ energy investment in Australia – report

Industry Super Australia said that its members ‘stand ready to help’ with the transition to renewable energy but called on the government to do more to help create the right conditions for investment.

‘It’s hard to find a diverse manager in infrastructure’

CIO Angela Miller-May explains why being 52.1% short of its total funding doesn’t stop the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund from prioritising investing with diverse managers.

Widodo’s second term to bring infra opportunities in Indonesia

More deregulation and introduction of tax incentives are expected to attract private capital, but risks, including corruption, remain.

Korean financial firms struggle to sell pricey infra assets

‘Very aggressive’ cashflow assumptions and valuations calculated based on desired returns are being used to lure buyers, LPs say.

Infra leads real assets returns at CPPIB

The Canadian pension said it would continue its large-scale core infrastructure strategies as investors seek ‘higher risk’ assets.

Updated indictment sheds new light on Abraaj case

The document paints a picture of deceit, bribery and personal enrichment at the collapsed emerging markets firm.

China eases funding restrictions for project finance

Local governments will be able to use proceeds from special-purpose bonds as project capital, as the country tries to stimulate economic growth.

What’s keeping interest in airports sky high?

Airports remain prized assets despite soaring values. We examine why that’s unlikely to change
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