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Having raised $3.9bn for its debut regional vehicle, the firm's infra executive team talks about opportunities in four target markets and how APAC’s 'great tailwinds' will support the strategy.
Korea wind power
Growth in renewables capacity, hampered by relatively high costs and public and political opposition, will be ‘largely insufficient’ for the country to end its reliance on coal and nuclear power, according to Fitch Solutions.
energy storage
The sale of the largest energy storage system in South Korea marks another divestment from Equis Asia Fund II.
The manager was originally targeting $1.75bn for its second mezzanine fund, expected to reach a final close as early as end of October.
Busan toll
The acquisition of the 15.3km toll road includes a minimum guarantee cash yield for MIRA’s listed fund for the remaining 27-year concession term.
Data centre
The UK-based firm will fund the investment through one of its Asia real estate funds.
offshore wind in Korea
GIG will invest around $11.6bn in the five projects, with the majority of funds coming from Korean institutional investors.
wastewater treatment
The conglomerate, which bid $843m for EMC Holdings, beat Goldman Sachs and Keppel Infra, with a view to improving sustainability of its own operations.
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The public pension fund has grown its infra portfolio by more than 46% in the past five years, amounting to $19.9bn by end of 2019, with more than half invested overseas.
A Global Infrastructure Partners-led consortium’s $10.1 billion purchase of a 49 percent stake in 38 gas pipelines in the UAE easily stands as 2020’s largest infrastructure deal to date.
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