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The pension's APAC infra head hopes to clinch a bundle of roads in the country over the next six months, as he outlines plans for the broader region.
The region can use infrastructure not just as an economic stimulus, but also to bring developing areas the technology needed to compete, reports Joel Kranc.
Six team members are set to join ex-AMP Capital executive Julie-Anne Mizzi at Plenary Group, as the latter seeks to take over the fund she once lead.
Julie-Anne Mizzi is moving to Plenary as it seeks to take over AMP Capital’s Community Infrastructure Fund, which she led before leaving the firm.
Despite a slow start, head of Asia Wymen Chan remains confident the fund’s first close will help lift the fundraising pace on its $250m target.
An independent review of the bid is underway as the firm works through key leadership changes to its global infrastructure equity team.
Investors will require local knowledge and expertise to make the most of the opportunities that growth markets have to offer.
There’s more at stake in Australia’s review of Chinese-owned Landbridge Group’s long-term lease of the Port of Darwin than national security.
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The manager is backing listed toll road firm SIPL in the development of nine toll roads under the country’s hybrid annuity model.
The Australian federal government has requested a review of the long-term lease of the Port of Darwin to China’s Landbridge Group, in light of critical infra laws passed in 2018.
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