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KKR expands APAC infra team with Macquarie hire

Based in Seoul, Keith Kim has joined the team led by another Macquarie veteran David Luboff.
The skyline of Hong Kong, one of Asia's main financial hubs

China Everbright closes overseas infra fund on $450m

Despite having lowered its target twice, the Chinese asset manager claims the vehicle has reached ‘the right size’.

IFM Investors closes two infra debt funds in South Korea on $420m

The two vehicles, co-managed by Hanwha Asset Management and Hyundai Investments, have received commitments from eight South Korean insurance firms.

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.

Korean financial firms struggle to sell pricey infra assets

‘Very aggressive’ cashflow assumptions and valuations calculated based on desired returns are being used to lure buyers, LPs say.

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.

Seoul Summit: ‘Avoid shoddy copy-paste e-mails,’ South Korean LPs tell fund managers

Country’s institutions expect GPs to customise their communications when seeking investors’ business and capital.

South Korea’s NPS to overhaul alternative investment teams before 2019

The world’s third-largest public pension is reorganising its six alternative investment management teams into three divisions, but compensation of internal staff will likely be unchanged.

NPS bets on South Korea’s renewable energy sector

The country’s public pension scheme has committed a total of $265m to two domestic funds.

HK Summit: ‘Come and meet us’, Korean LPs say

The country’s investors are expanding overseas, with Europe attractive from a currency perspective. But they want GPs who put in the effort and come with the right products.
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