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Infrastructure Investor: The Decade
The European renewables subsidy flip-flops earlier in the decade foreshadowed a market transition that is now playing out in full. 
The regulator also said underspending was a factor in the high performance of electricity transmission and gas distribution companies.
Apollo's James Zelter
Top executives including Howard Marks and James Zelter expressed concern at last week's PDI Forum about political change and the risk of private equity being ‘squashed’.
Monopoly
The country's competition watchdog has come out strongly against a decision to remove it as the Port of Newcastle’s regulator, sounding caution about monopoly assets having ‘unfettered market power’.
Europe’s regulatory regimes are becoming more punitive and may have reached ‘an inflection point’.
The group, which counts BlackRock, John Laing and Macquarie among its members, says that the current MLF regime can ‘materially impact’ investor returns in unforeseen ways.
The chief executives of Qantas and Virgin Australia have hit out at infrastructure investors in a joint appearance in Canberra, calling for greater government intervention in the sector.
Solar panels
The Australian Energy Market Operator has warned of risks to supply in coming months but the federal government is still not stepping up.
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