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Singapore’s MAS makes $5bn foray into private equity, infrastructure

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has identified the asset classes as key growth sectors.

Asian infra investors fuel AMP Capital’s AUM growth

The region has become a cornerstone of the firm’s infrastructure strategies, contributing to its $3.2bn jump in assets under management over the past three years.

VIDEO: ‘Energy storage bankability is still not where we’d like it to be’

Alex O'Cinneide, CEO of Gore Street Capital Partners, argues lenders need to get comfortable with storage’s short-term nature and highlights the best markets in Asia.

HK Summit: ‘Energy storage is the next big opportunity’

A sharp drop in battery costs and the nascent sector’s ability to solve renewables’ intermittency issues could create a $1.2trn investment opportunity over the next two decades, according to a panel at the Infrastructure Investor Summit.

PSP eyes 2019 opening of Hong Kong office

The C$153bn Canadian pension will open its first office in Asia next year and plans to build a broader portfolio of managers in the region.

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’.

What do LPs think about infra-like assets? POBA cites lack of track record as...

CIO Jang Dong-hun is concerned these investments might prove harder to exit, expresses a preference for publicly regulated assets and recalls a bad experience with crematoriums in Korea.

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