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Why GPIF’s Hiro wants better alignment, not lower fees

Hiromichi Mizuno was tasked with guiding the world's largest pension fund into alternatives. He tells PEI what he learned in his four-year tenure.

Sparx closes greenfield renewables fund on ¥31.6bn – exclusive

Backed by Chubu Electric, Toyota, Mizuho Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, the new fund exceeded its original ¥30bn target and has already invested in a solar project in Japan.

Ostrum goes east in search of infra debt opportunities

Natixis affiliate is establishing a Hong Kong subsidiary and expects to launch an Asia-Pacific infra debt fund by the year end.

China Everbright lowers overseas infra fund target

A preference for debt products among Chinese investors has forced the private equity firm to reduce the target size of its debut infra fund from $1bn to $600m.

AIA Group eyes infrastructure debt opportunities across Asia-Pacific

The life insurer has appointed HSBC Global Asset Management to source investments that will be denominated in US dollars or local currencies.

AMOAI’s infra debt fund reaches ¥30bn at second close – exclusive

The Tokyo-based asset manager has already approved the deployment of ¥11bn in renewables and downstream energy projects in Europe and South America.

Korea Investment Corporation: ‘We are investing a lot in alternatives’

KIC chairman Heenam Choi explains why the sovereign wealth fund is looking to invest in alternative asset classes.

Marubeni’s infra fund falls short of targeted first close

MM Capital Partners failed to reach its first close target of ¥30bn for its maiden infrastructure fund due to some investors demanding more seed assets before committing capital.

NIIF and PSP’s Roadis launch $2bn platform to invest in India’s roads

Under the initial agreement, the fund and PSP-owned highway operator Roadis will invest in new opportunities on a 50:50 basis.

China’s CICC mulls $7.5bn fund to buy assets from cash-strapped local authorities – exclusive

Investment bank aims to raise capital from public and private Chinese corporates and funds of funds, but does not rule out foreign participation.
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