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China Everbright lowers overseas infra fund target

A preference for debt products among Chinese investors has forced the private equity firm to reduce the target size of its debut infra fund from $1bn to $600m.

AIA Group eyes infrastructure debt opportunities across Asia-Pacific

The life insurer has appointed HSBC Global Asset Management to source investments that will be denominated in US dollars or local currencies.

AMOAI’s infra debt fund reaches ¥30bn at second close – exclusive

The Tokyo-based asset manager has already approved the deployment of ¥11bn in renewables and downstream energy projects in Europe and South America.

Marubeni’s infra fund falls short of targeted first close

MM Capital Partners failed to reach its first close target of ¥30bn for its maiden infrastructure fund due to some investors demanding more seed assets before committing capital.

NIIF and PSP’s Roadis launch $2bn platform to invest in India’s roads

Under the initial agreement, the fund and PSP-owned highway operator Roadis will invest in new opportunities on a 50:50 basis.

Investors hit pause as Indian elections loom

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is perceived as a reformer that helped lure foreign capital into India's infrastructure sector, but experts believe the market will remain attractive even if the incumbent PM suffers an electoral defeat.

Investors hit pause as Indian elections loom

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is perceived as a reformer that helped lure foreign capital into India's infrastructure sector, but experts believe the market will remain attractive even if the incumbent PM suffers an electoral defeat.

China’s CICC mulls $7.5bn fund to buy assets from cash-strapped local authorities – exclusive

Investment bank aims to raise capital from public and private Chinese corporates and funds of funds, but does not rule out foreign participation.

Higher returns and secondary opportunities keep infra investors committed to Asia-Pacific

However, political risk, regulatory instability and lack of support for PPP projects are among the main concerns for those investing in region’s emerging markets.

Brookfield lines up largest-ever India deal with $1.9bn purchase of gas pipeline

Firm shows continued bullishness towards India market by acquiring loss-making asset that connects gas reserves off east coast with urban centres in west.

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