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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.

Starwood’s first infra debt fund to launch later this year – exclusive

The investment firm has been moving towards this moment since acquiring GE Capital’s energy finance business and hiring an infrastructure debt specialist from Deutsche Bank.
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CDPQ’s big light-rail bet

One of the world’s most prominent direct investors is trying to prove it can do much more than back projects with capital by developing a C$6.3bn greenfield project in Montreal.

Predicting the next decade: Regime change 

Europe’s regulatory regimes are becoming more punitive and may have reached ‘an inflection point’.

Investor group warns of project default risk in Australia due to MLFs

The group, which counts BlackRock, John Laing and Macquarie among its members, says that the current MLF regime can ‘materially impact’ investor returns in unforeseen ways.
Resilience, resilient infrastructure

Meridiam, Rockefeller Foundation to launch resilience fund – exclusive

The move comes less than two weeks after the French fund manager announced its switch to a Benefit Corporation.
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Britain’s offshore wind success: The new energy reality

Britain's offshore wind industry has come of age at a startling rate and presents new market dynamics for the sector.

Insurance companies and banks crowd into infra debt

Infrastructure debt has become an intensely competitive area of the alternative credit market with banks and insurance companies crowding into the space.
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.
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Predicting the next decade: A space odyssey 

From lithium-ion batteries to solar power stations in space, the race is on to find efficient storage space solutions for renewable energy.
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