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Malaysia’s new government to rethink all foreign contracts

The country’s newly elected prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, orders overseas projects, including the HSR and One Belt One Road schemes, to be scrutinised.

WATCH: Infrastructure is a key priority in Australia’s 2018 Budget

Peter Jolly, National Australia Bank’s global head of research, explains why the private sector is needed to help fund infrastructure projects worth $57bn in Australia in the coming decade.

ADB’s infra portfolio grows to $6.1bn

Asia’s development bank committed a record $1.7bn to infrastructure, with the lion’s share allocated to the energy sector.

Deadline extended for Singapore-Kuala Lumpur High Speed Rail PPP tender

The successful bidder will design, build, finance, operate and maintain all rail assets, as well as lease the rolling stock to the railway operators.

Asian renewables deliver high returns for Industriens Pension

Co-investments alongside Actis and Equis Funds Group in Asian renewables have generated returns of more than 100% for the Danish pension fund.

CIP more than doubles investor count with €3.5bn close

The fund has committed to offshore wind projects in Taiwan and Australia, as well as geothermal sites in Germany.

Australia’s Cbus makes first direct infra investment

The super fund is paying around $77m to acquire a stake in Bright Energy Investments, a 210MW portfolio of wind and solar assets in West Australia.

WATCH: More Belt & Road projects to be signed in RMB – CLSA

Investors should explore opportunities under the China-led One Belt One Road initiative with a long-term view, as China looks to build an ecosystem for trade, argues CLSA’s Alexious Lee.

Actis to exit $1.5bn Indian renewables platform

The emerging markets-focused fund manager is selling Ostro Energy to CPPIB-backed ReNew Power for $1.5bn.

Infracapital makes £270m Gigaclear takeover bid

Three years after its initial investment, the UK-based fund manager is looking to buy the entire rural broadband provider, but fellow shareholder Railpen has rejected its offer.

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