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Asian investors are ‘hungry for returns’

Japanese and Korean investors are looking to new strategies for higher returns, but the two countries have very different attitudes to risk.

Four key markets to watch in 2019

With uncertainty unlikely to disappear and signs that a market correction may be upon us, Aviva Investors head of infrastructure debt Darryl Murphy zeroes in on where deaflow can be found.

Argo IP targets Australian and Asian LPs with new MD hire – exclusive

QIC’s Melannie Pyzik will join Argo Infrastructure Partners this month in a new Sydney-based role with a remit to focus on local investor relations.

ANALYSIS: Healthcare investing is ‘not for the faint-hearted’

An ageing population coupled with government budgetary constraints provide strong fundamentals. But while infra investors might be better custodians than PE, we find they should do a thorough check-up before diving in.

Octopus makes first Australian investment with $322m solar farm

The London-headquartered investor says the deal will be ‘the first of many’ Down Under.

Actis promotes Barry Lynch to partner

Actis has made Barry Lynch a partner at its London headquarters as the emerging market specialist investor continues to raise its inaugural infrastructure fund. Lynch will continue to help Actis provide operational improvements to the firm’s portfolio of clean energy and power projects spread throughout Latin America, Africa and Southeast Asia, according to a source […]

2018 awards: Last day to vote!

With a deadline of midnight PST tonight, time is fast running out to make your opinion count in the 10th edition of our annual awards.

Year in Review: Renewables break through government inaction

Despite governments in countries such as the US and Australia failing to encourage clean energy investment, the sector has boomed. Is it finally coming of age?

Australia’s inconsistent interventions could have severe consequences

The country’s regulators have stepped in again to criticise privatisation processes – but singling out private investors while governments escape censure is bad for everyone.

PEP buys New Zealand smart metering firm amid infra push

The Sydney-based fund manager has bought Metrix in a $183m deal, the second acquisition through its Secure Assets Fund.

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