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Is asset recycling making a comeback Down Under?

With growing scrutiny of rising debt levels in Australia’s state governments, the stage is set for another round of privatisations.

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.

NZ Super Fund moves into North American data centres with CIM Group

The fund will invest $70m immediately in the company’s existing portfolio of six metropolitan data centres, with a further $45m available for future co-investments.

Energy transition: valuing Australian renewables

The country’s renewables sector offers potential for above-average returns, but this high-growth story is not without risks. Megan Raynal, Australian infrastructure and renewables valuation specialist, reports

GrainCorp sells Australian bulk liquid terminals for A$350m

Long-Term Asset Partner’s mysterious bid for 100% of GrainCorp faces a May 10 deadline after sale of liquid terminals to ANZ Terminals, owned by several infra fund managers.

II Awards 2018: Asia-Pacific winners

Equis, Macquarie and Palisade were among those winning titles in Asia-Pacific

AMP Capital appoints Australia MD as it ‘resets and refocuses’ domestically

Marsha Beck starts immediately in the newly-created role, with AMP Capital’s strong performance in 2018 offsetting a torrid year for the fund manager’s parent group.

Year in Review: Renewables break through government inaction

Despite governments in countries such as the US and Australia failing to encourage clean energy investment, the sector has boomed. Is it finally coming of age?

Australia’s inconsistent interventions could have severe consequences

The country’s regulators have stepped in again to criticise privatisation processes – but singling out private investors while governments escape censure is bad for everyone.
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