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Wanted: ESG credentials for infrastructure

Vehicles operating in the space are increasingly targeting sustainable projects due to LP demand and goals set by the United Nations.

Asian investors are ‘hungry for returns’

Japanese and Korean investors are looking to new strategies for higher returns, but the two countries have very different attitudes to risk.

The world’s 10 largest infra debt managers

As infrastructure debt continues its steady growth, fundraising among the asset class’s most elite firms nears $60bn.

UBS AM in five charts

Following the close of its latest debt fund on its €1bn hard-cap and our recent interview with head of infra Tommaso Albanese, we bring you interactive charts on its funds, investments by sector/geography, past performance and more (hover to go full screen).

Are debt investors getting what they need?

We look at four key trends to watch out for as we near the top of the cycle.

MEAG eyes €500m for infrastructure debt fund

The asset management arm of Munich Re and ERGO Group has already collected €200m in a first close for the new fund.

AIIB to invest $500m in sustainable infra-related bonds in emerging Asia

Through this initiative, the multilateral development bank is aiming to promote infrastructure as an asset class, develop debt capital markets for infrastructure and promote ESG in emerging Asia.

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