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French government clears one hurdle to ADP privatisation

Yet other hurdles remain, including a possible referendum on the proposed sale that is pending approval by the Constitutional Council.

Norway’s sovereign fund shouldn’t stop at unlisted renewables

Taking its motives at face value, there is no obvious reason for the Government Pension Fund Global not to invest across the wider infra universe.

UBS spots top infra trends for 2019

Declan O’Brien and Alex Leung of UBS Asset Management’s infrastructure research and strategy division argue that the asset class will continue to be resilient in the face of market volatility.

Sense of déjà vu as US infra hits the headlines again

Just like the last two years, there’s talk around US politicians being poised to enact large-scale reform. But investor expectations are probably at their lowest.

Australian renewables boom despite policy uncertainty

The Clean Energy Council reveals new figures that show record levels of investment in the renewable energy sector but cautions that clearer policy is needed.

CalPERS positions infra portfolio for growth outside the US

The California Public Employees Retirement System is considering revising a policy for its real assets programme that will enable the pension fund to allocate more capital to infrastructure investments outside the US, according to meeting materials. The $360.1 billion pension, the largest public pension fund in the country, is “expecting future investment opportunities” in the […]

Ørsted warns Taiwan’s proposed tariff cut could impact ‘final investment decision’

The Taiwanese government has proposed a 12.7% cut in feed-in-tariffs for offshore wind PPAs in 2019.

Victorian state government kicks off PPP race for Australia’s North East Link road

The Labor government won re-election in a landslide last week and is pushing ahead with a spending spree on a raft of infrastructure projects.

The US airport sector is still taxiing for take-off

Across the country, increased needs in ageing sectors is providing opportunity for investors – yet questions of funding models and increased politicisation remain.

Australia’s NEG not dead as Labor opposition revives policy

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised to pursue a ‘bipartisan market mechanism’ such as the National Energy Guarantee if his party wins power in 2019.

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