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KKR to hire 12 as it sets Asian infra strategy in motion

The asset manager will target core assets in developing countries and core-plus deals in developed markets.
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Foresight Group launches first Australian infra debt fund

The UK-based fund manager will launch the Foresight Renewable Energy Income Fund this month, a debt fund targeting A$150m-A$200m that will invest in smaller-scale renewables projects.

IFM Investors closes two infra debt funds in South Korea on $420m

The two vehicles, co-managed by Hanwha Asset Management and Hyundai Investments, have received commitments from eight South Korean insurance firms.
Brisbane, Queensland

LGIAsuper hires new CIO from Equip Super

The A$13bn Australian superannuation fund has tapped Troy Rieck, who was previously chief investment officer at the A$15bn Melbourne-based superfund Equip Super, to take over as CIO.
Tokyo skyline, Japan

Japanese pension funds in ‘wait-and-see’ mode on infra

Almost half of LPs are undecided on whether to increase their exposure to the asset class, a new survey reveals.

Actis closes first dedicated infra fund on $1.23bn – exclusive

The emerging markets specialist, which has raised a suite of energy funds, is targeting investments in power, transmission, generation and distribution assets.
Indian road in Mumbai

GIC invests $622m in Indian toll roads portfolio

Indian developer IRB will transfer nine operational and under-construction assets spanning 1,200km to an investment infrastructure trust.
Statino terminus in Mumbai, India.

OTPP, AustralianSuper to invest up to $2bn in India’s NIIF

The commitments from the Canadian pension and Australian superannuation fund bring NIIF’s Master Fund to its third close on more than $1.8bn.
Offshore wind

Japan unveils areas for offshore wind development

Most of the EIAs local firms have launched are located in the selected areas, a source said.

Taiwan´s offshore wind sector to face financing turbulence

Sources warn of diminishing support from export credit agencies as the country steps ups its localisation requirements.
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