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France Invest’s Gaillard on why PE isn’t at odds with the gilets jaunes

France’s parliament is working on legal reforms that introduce a tax-efficient system to distribute a portion of capital gains among all employees of an acquired company.

Spring first close planned as UK names Zouk as £400m EV infra fund manager

The private equity and infrastructure manager has already held discussions with ‘investors from all walks of life’, partner George Ridd tells us.

Taiwan back-pedals on proposed FiT cut after developers push back

While the new FiT tariff at NT$5.516 per MW is still 5.7% lower than last year's, it represents a much more modest reduction than the 12.7% cut the government had in mind.
Tram running on City Circle line of Sydney Light Rail

Sydney Light Rail’s troubles call PPPs into question

The Public Accountability Committee recommends review following legal dispute between the contractor and the client over costs associated with relocating utilities.

Spain’s carrot-and-stick approach will fail to convince investors

The country’s desire ‘to send a positive signal’ to renewable investors would be far more effective if it stopped trying to battle compensation awards from its past

Can investors escape nationalisation by stashing assets offshore?

Rattled investors are looking to bilateral treaties for protection against the potential renationalisation of UK assets. We take a look at whether these measures will have the desired effect.

GIP, I Squared, among heavyweights in pre-bid talks for six Indian airports

Investors are unhappy about the short time given to prepare the bids, which are due 14 February.

UK government to unveil nuclear RAB assessment by summer

Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark said ‘it is clear that we need to consider a new approach to financing nuclear’, hoping to attract institutional capital.

A prolonged government shutdown could upend private deals

There are no signs President Trump and Congress are closing in on an agreement over the budget to resume work, and the shutdown comes at a time when the stock and bond markets have experienced volatility under the spectre of rising interest rates.

Western Australia launches ‘simpler and lower-risk’ land registry auction

The state government is privatising the digital functions of Landgate, excluding manual processing, to make the asset more attractive to investors.

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