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Asia Pacific Village Group, owned by EQT Infrastructure Fund IV, increased its bid for Metlifecare by 50 cents to NZ$7 per share and has secured agreement from the company’s largest shareholder, NZ Super.
Troy Rieck, the superfund’s newly appointed CIO, talks fees, an increase in co-investments and debt commitments, and why he ‘doesn’t care’ about the definition of infra – as long as it’s a good investment.
Australian infra head Michael Hanna says the capex spend - 'one of the biggest across the Australian economy over the next decade' - is ‘very appealing’ due to high valuations for core infra.
Data centre
‘Emerging areas like data management’ could be classified as critical infrastructure, Australian federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg said during a speech on the rise of China.
Brisbane, Queensland
The combined entity would have more than A$180bn of AUM and be larger than the country’s current largest fund, AustralianSuper.
Infrastructure Investor: The Decade
The Australian government’s decision to block two Chinese bids for Ausgrid drew a line in the sand for the land Down Under. 
Sydney skyline
The rebranding coincides with the sale of the Australian fund manager to Mitsubishi UFJ, which closed last month.
Brisbane, Queensland
A shorter time frame to completion and the prospect of an extra payment to shareholders helped QIC edge out a rival bid of the same value from OPTrust and Infrastructure Capital.
Soon-to-be chief investment officer Charles Woodhouse explains why Australia’s second-biggest superannuation fund isn’t interested in asset-class silos.
Auckland, New Zealand
The NZ Infra joint venture will go head-to-head with government entity NZ Transport Agency for the right to act as delivery partner for the multibillion-dollar scheme.
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