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IFM Investors closes two infra debt funds in South Korea on $420m

The two vehicles, co-managed by Hanwha Asset Management and Hyundai Investments, have received commitments from eight South Korean insurance firms.
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LGIAsuper hires new CIO from Equip Super

The A$13bn Australian superannuation fund has tapped Troy Rieck, who was previously chief investment officer at the A$15bn Melbourne-based superfund Equip Super, to take over as CIO.
Wind farm Western Australia

Partners Group adds Bango Wind Farm to Australian portfolio

The Swiss firm continues to invest in Australian renewables, despite the sector's current challenges, thanks to the ‘long-term tailwind’ created by factors including ageing coal-fired power stations and shareholder activism.
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OTPP, AustralianSuper to invest up to $2bn in India’s NIIF

The commitments from the Canadian pension and Australian superannuation fund bring NIIF’s Master Fund to its third close on more than $1.8bn.

Morrison & Co preparing sale of PIP Fund I assets in Australia, New Zealand

The sale, from its first Public Infrastructure Partners Fund, is expected to generate strong returns in what's seen as a hot PPP market.

Australian superfunds’ infra returns fall in 2018-19

Unlisted assets, including infrastructure, continued to deliver solid returns for Australian superfunds but returns were down on 2017-18 as listed assets bounced back.

Is asset recycling making a comeback Down Under?

With growing scrutiny of rising debt levels in Australia’s state governments, the stage is set for another round of privatisations.

Are Australia’s infrastructure corporates ready for battle?

The country’s companies ‘are in reasonably good financial shape’, despite slowing economic conditions across the Asia-Pacific region, according to S&P Global Ratings’ Parvathy Iyer.

MTAA Super and Tasplan in talks to create A$22bn fund

The two industry superfunds, which both have significant infrastructure commitments, hope to increase returns and lower fees for members.

Australia’s CEFC launches fund manager alongside Ironstone Capital

The state-backed entity will commit up to A$100m for investments through Warada Capital, which will also be ‘actively seeking’ funds from other institutional investors.
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