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Pacific Partnerships-led consortium wins Brisbane Cross River Rail PPP

Pulse consortium fought off competition from QIC and Plenary Group to land the tunnels, stations and development package, which is likely to be worth around A$2.7 billion.

Chinese interest in Australian renewables remains strong

Outside renewables, Chinese investors acquired no Australian infrastructure in 2018, the only deal being a buyout of engineering firm RCR Tomlinson’s rail arm.

How digital became integral

Digital infrastructure is already mainstream. Three industry insiders tell us why it will keep growing.

GrainCorp’s planned demerger raises questions over LTAP takeover bid

Australian listed company has received ‘no recent definitive update’ on Long-Term Asset Partners’ mysterious offer.

First State Super and VicSuper launch merger talks to create A$117bn superfund

A merger would create country’s second-biggest superfund, behind only AustralianSuper and ahead of QSuper.

AMP Capital prepares new fundraising following Canberra student accommodation win

Diversified Infrastructure Trust to return to the market for funds after increasing its student accommodation portfolio to more than 5,000 beds.

Higher returns and secondary opportunities keep infra investors committed to Asia-Pacific

However, political risk, regulatory instability and lack of support for PPP projects are among the main concerns for those investing in region’s emerging markets.

QIC-APG consortium acquires 36% stake in Brussels Airport

The consortium, which also includes Swiss Life, purchased the stake from Macquarie for an undisclosed sum. QIC will hold part of its stake in its global infrastructure fund.

IFM restructures Australian infra investment team – exclusive

Directors Michael Thompson, Quentin Law and David Stegehuis have all left after the fund manager took a dim view on future dealflow in the Australian infrastructure market, particularly in energy generation.

AMP Capital’s Community Infrastructure Fund acquires 50% stake in Perth stadium

The Sydney-based fund manager said the venue in Western Australia has the characteristics of an infrastructure asset, with ‘secure and predictable’ revenues.
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