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A group of Nordic investors has helped the Danish fund manager reach a $700m first close on New Markets Fund I, CIP’s first emerging markets-focused vehicle.
Portfolio diversification, co-investment and how to get the right returns across equity and debt were some of the most-discussed topics at our two summits.
Check out the highlights from our Seoul and Tokyo Summits where we heard Korean LPs complain about GPs who fail to do their homework and Japanese LPs that are ready to move beyond core infra.
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.
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.
Natixis affiliate is establishing a Hong Kong subsidiary and expects to launch an Asia-Pacific infra debt fund by the year end.
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.
The life insurer has appointed HSBC Global Asset Management to source investments that will be denominated in US dollars or local currencies.
The Tokyo-based asset manager has already approved the deployment of ¥11bn in renewables and downstream energy projects in Europe and South America.
KIC chairman Heenam Choi explains why the sovereign wealth fund is looking to invest in alternative asset classes.
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