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Opposition from within the governing coalition has led to the project being placed on the backburner until after the general election in September.
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The vehicle follows the $3.3bn Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund II, which was the largest Asia-focused infrastructure fund ever raised at the time of its close in 2018.
One of the new rules includes lowering the threshold that would trigger a FIRB review of foreign investment in infrastructure assets from A$275m to A$0.
The country's successful response to covid-19 might offer it a competitive edge over the UK and US once life normalises.
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S&P Global Ratings says it does anticipate secular change in the aviation sector but that consumer confidence will take some time to return.
solar energy
The Singapore-based company will also commit over $2bn in recycling infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region over the next two years.
All foreign transactions will be subject to FIRB review, a process that will now take six months instead of 30 days.
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.
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