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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.
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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.

‘Communication with GPs can be a challenge,’ Japan’s AISIN reveals

Performance is important but so is knowing the actions a GP takes to achieve that performance, says pension fund’s advisor.
Long row a very tall windmills offshore

Japan’s offshore wind sector faces challenges

A lengthy approval process needs to be halved if the country is to meet its goal of installing 10GW of wind capacity by 2030, law firm White & Case says.

Four takeaways from Japan Korea Week

Portfolio diversification, co-investment and how to get the right returns across equity and debt were some of the most-discussed topics at our two summits.
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