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VIDEO: ‘What’s really important for us is reputation’

Cyril Cabanes, CDPQ’s head of infrastructure in Asia-Pacific, explains why the pension fund prefers to go direct, the risks in the region and how APAC markets are evolving.

HK Summit: ‘Come and meet us’, Korean LPs say

The country’s investors are expanding overseas, with Europe attractive from a currency perspective. But they want GPs who put in the effort and come with the right products.

HK Summit: Localisation requirements bump up Taiwanese offshore wind capex

‘Heavy industry in Taiwan is actually quite advanced and sophisticated, but they’re not used to working in joint ventures,’ warns our panel of developers.

Australia set to block China’s CK Infra from APA Group takeover

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the move should not be seen as an ‘adverse reflection’ on CK Group and that Australia still welcomes foreign investment that is not ‘contrary to our national interest’.

Inside Japan Post Insurance’s $10bn alternative investment plan

Tadasu Matsuo, managing director and head of alternative investment at Japan Post Insurance, lays out the investor’s diversified portfolio investment strategy in an interview with sister title PERE.

Equis targets $2bn for new fund as it shifts away from renewables – exclusive

The new vehicle will focus on biomass, healthcare infrastructure, PPPs and waste and water facilities, as Asian renewables ‘heating up’.

BlackRock targets APAC renewables creating new role – exclusive

The fund manager expects to commit at least $5 billion to assets in the region, its newly appointed head of renewable power in Asia-Pacific says.

Equis snaps up MIRA exec amid plans for 2019 fund launch

Damian Sence, a former managing director of MIRA, will be focusing on origination and investment and asset management in the firm

Texas ERS, OMERS open up new frontiers in Asian private markets

The US and Canadian pension funds have shifted to Asia for better returns and relationships.

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