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India’s NIIF makes first investment in green fund

EverSource Capital is appointed manager of the Green Growth Equity Fund, which will raise further capital from UK-based institutional investors to reach a £500 million target.

WATCH: ‘Asian investors moving further along the risk spectrum’ – Macquarie Capital

In a two-minute video shot on the sidelines of our Seoul Summit, John Walker, Macquarie Capital's vice chairman for Asia talks about the evolution of Asian investors, how they're now ready to climb up the risk curve and the once-in-a-century investment opportunity offered by renewables in the region.

Asian renewables deliver high returns for Industriens Pension

Co-investments alongside Actis and Equis Funds Group in Asian renewables have generated returns of more than 100% for the Danish pension fund.

CEFC partners with IFM Investors to reduce CO2 emissions

The clean energy financier is investing over $110m in IFM’s Australian infrastructure fund to cut carbon emissions of the assets in its $9.3bn portfolio.

AIIB aims to be Asia’s ‘go-to’ bank for infra financing

The $100bn development bank kicks off its strategy for building up its deal origination capacity within the next two years.

Australia’s Cbus makes first direct infra investment

The super fund is paying around $77m to acquire a stake in Bright Energy Investments, a 210MW portfolio of wind and solar assets in West Australia.

Asian investors show growing appetite for infra debt diversity

Brownfield refinancing products and credit-enhanced greenfield structures are likely to prove attractive to institutions as the regional market matures, says Moody’s.

WATCH: More Belt & Road projects to be signed in RMB – CLSA

Investors should explore opportunities under the China-led One Belt One Road initiative with a long-term view, as China looks to build an ecosystem for trade, argues CLSA’s Alexious Lee.

Actis to exit $1.5bn Indian renewables platform

The emerging markets-focused fund manager is selling Ostro Energy to CPPIB-backed ReNew Power for $1.5bn.

MIRA closes Asia’s largest infra fund on $3.3bn

More than 20 LPs are backing the 10-year vehicle, which closed on its hard-cap.

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