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Australian fund manager ICG took ownership of Tas Gas and other utility businesses operated by Enwave in a A$420m deal.
Two insurance giants – Dai-ichi Life and Nippon Life – have broadened their infrastructure debt scope from anchor investments in funds to making direct structured loans.
Port of Newcastle’s private equity owners face challenges on two fronts as the ACCC appeals a decision over access charging and a port customer files a lawsuit over misuse of market power.
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The Montreal-based firm has made its first investment through the fund, backing a Greek solar farm with a long-term off-take agreement.
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The Chinese investment bank's first fund closed the acquisition of a 7.16 percent stake in the Jinan-Qingdao high-speed railway line in October.
Australian infra head Michael Hanna says the capex spend - 'one of the biggest across the Australian economy over the next decade' - is ‘very appealing’ due to high valuations for core infra.
The $1.6bn project is being jointly developed with Thailand´s Gulf Energy Development, and has been backed by a consortium of 16 lenders.
The NY-based fund manager, which is looking to raise $1.25bn for an India-focused vehicle, is also on the fundraising trail for a $5bn fund targeting brownfield opportunities only, in LatAm and Asia.
The 6% annual returns JPMorgan AM predicts infrastructure equity will generate over the next decade, will ‘offset a lot of the pain that will at some point come’.
The 2019 Infrastructure Investor Hong Kong Summit took place against a backdrop of protests. It’s clear investors are aware of the opportunities that Asia can provide – but many are still wary of the risks involved.
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