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UK pension group makes double infra hire

LPP, the manager of the GLIL Infrastructure vehicle, has now made four additions to its infrastructure team this year.

Widodo’s second term to bring infra opportunities in Indonesia

More deregulation and introduction of tax incentives are expected to attract private capital, but risks, including corruption, remain.

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.

Going direct? Here are three things to bear in mind

You can save on fees, but these programmes certainly aren’t without cost. And if you’re not ready to go all in, it’s best to stick to funds and co-investing.
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Asian LPs pile into Macquarie’s new €6bn fund

While the majority of the fund’s LP base is European, the APAC region was also well represented with 41% of investors coming from the region.

Infra leads real assets returns at CPPIB

The Canadian pension said it would continue its large-scale core infrastructure strategies as investors seek ‘higher risk’ assets.

UK pension seeks fee discounts before committing to new UBS fund

The Swiss manager is seeking up to $1.5bn for its first infrastructure equity vehicle since 2015.

Updated indictment sheds new light on Abraaj case

The document paints a picture of deceit, bribery and personal enrichment at the collapsed emerging markets firm.

China eases funding restrictions for project finance

Local governments will be able to use proceeds from special-purpose bonds as project capital, as the country tries to stimulate economic growth.

Australian election result points to continued inaction on energy policy

Right-of-centre coalition’s surprise victory means lower targets for emissions reductions and continued support for coal.
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