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Japan’s JERA acquires 49% stake in Formosa II

The transaction marks the energy company’s second investment in a Macquarie Capital-backed offshore wind project in Taiwan.
Tokyo skyline, Japan

Marubeni infra fund reaches second close on $325m – exclusive

The debut infra vehicle is aiming to purchase two Australian transportation PPPs from the Japanese trading house by November.
Tokyo skyline, Japan

Japan’s proposed transmission charge will hurt renewables – report

The new fee to fund grid construction and maintenance could dampen investors’ confidence as the country looks to develop its offshore wind sector, experts say.
Summer blue sky and airfield in Asahikawa Hokkaido Japan

Japanese PPPs slow to take off

Airport PPPs may have been a success but local authorities are still reluctant to transfer other types of assets to the private sector.
Tokyo skyline, Japan

Japanese pension funds in ‘wait-and-see’ mode on infra

Almost half of LPs are undecided on whether to increase their exposure to the asset class, a new survey reveals.
Offshore wind

Japan unveils areas for offshore wind development

Most of the EIAs local firms have launched are located in the selected areas, a source said.

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.

DBJ, Mitsubishi land concession of seven airports in Hokkaido

The consortium is led by Hokkaido Airport Terminal, which owns the current operator of the island’s busiest airport, New Chitose.

Asian investors see room for ‘further growth’ in infra debt

Korean and Japanese investors reveal their risk appetites and favoured sub-strategies for the asset class this year.

Orix buys out crisis-hit IL&FS’s wind portfolio

Japanese company will pay $80 million for the remaining 51 percent it did not already own in a portfolio of seven wind power plants in India.
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