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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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Global Summit: GIP’s Kim says creative de-risking ‘key’ to catalysing emerging market investment

In his first interview since leaving the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim said private investors needed to stop thinking of emerging markets as a ‘single risk pool’.

Cube Highways snaps up three greenfield assets under new development model

The government will assume 40% of the construction costs, while I Squared's Indian roads platform and Indian developer KNRC will assume the remaining 60%.

Investcorp, Aberdeen target GCC infra with $1bn fund

The joint venture marks a first for both: the launch of an infra business for the Bahrain-based private equity firm and a new geography for the UK-based asset manager.
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