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Connaught Place, New Delhi, India during the early morning. Typical Georgian buildings are seen in the front. These are the commercial areas. The famous "Statesman Building" is seen in the background. Shot taken from the inner Circle or Rajiv Chowk.

Political risk threatens India’s renewables revolution

Should Andhra Pradesh - a state at the forefront of the renewables sector in the country - succeed in slashing tariffs, projects with a capacity of more than 2.5GW are at risk of defaulting.
View of Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica in Saigon, Vietnam

Singapore’s Armstrong sells 39MW Vietnamese wind farm for $46m

Philippine energy producer AboitizPower is aiming to expand its portfolio of renewable energy assets in South-East Asia.
Singapore Skyline

KKR to hire 12 as it sets Asian infra strategy in motion

The asset manager will target core assets in developing countries and core-plus deals in developed markets.
Brookfield will acquire a portfolio of telecom towers in India, valued at $3.6bn, through an infrastructure investment trust set up by their current owner Reliance Industries.

Brookfield closes record-breaking deal for Indian telecom tower portfolio

The assets, valued at $3.6bn, will be acquired through an infrastructure investment trust set up by owner Reliance Industries.
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Aberdeen Standard to manage AIIB’s $500m ESG infra bonds portfolio

The credit portfolio, which is targeting total returns of 5-7 percent, aims to boost awareness of environmental, social and governance issues in emerging Asian markets.

Japan still reigns in South-East Asian infra

China is trailing behind its neighbour in infrastructure projects across the region by $66 billion, notwithstanding Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative.

Equis to launch new Asian infrastructure developer – exclusive

The fund manager will look to attract institutional capital to invest in the new company, while its management team will hold a ‘significant minority stake,’ a source said.

AIIB joins IFC, ADB in financing earthquake-hit hydro plant in Nepal

The 216MW run-of-river project, expected to increase power supplies by a third, had to be redesigned after a 2015 earthquake destroyed early construction works.

AMOAI’s infra debt fund reaches ¥30bn at second close – exclusive

The Tokyo-based asset manager has already approved the deployment of ¥11bn in renewables and downstream energy projects in Europe and South America.

Will investors heed former World Bank chief’s advice?

Meridiam’s second closing of its Africa infrastructure fund shows both the opportunities provided by the continent and investors’ continued perceptions of it.
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