Singapore's GIC leads a $135 million fundraising round for US-based energy solutions firm Powin; Alberta Investment Management Corp is setting up its first Asian office in Singapore with an eye on Asian private equity; Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board will acquire a 70% stake in New Zealand's TowerCo; and more.
De-risking and green securitisation will help unlock much-needed institutional capital for sustainable infrastructure projects in Asia, say executives at multilateral development banks.
The multilateral development bank is seeking more co-investments in renewable projects and to partner for more equity investing and ESG bond issuance in the coming years.
The multilateral development bank is considering investing in infrastructure funds to help attract institutional capital for public health and communications-related facilities.
The world’s newest multilateral wants to use an initial ranking of high-yield emerging market bonds as a means to help asset owners assess climate risk exposure across their portfolios.
Institutions such as the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank – and recent studies – are showing why and how investors should analyse the ESG performance of bonds and issuers.
The multilateral institution has awarded Aberdeen Standard Investments an ESG-infused infrastructure corporate credits mandate to drive more institutional capital into the region.
The multilateral development bank could ape some prominent asset owners to encourage much-needed infrastructure investment in India. Is it the start of a broader Asian trend?
South Asia looks set to hog the China-backed infrastructure development bank's investments for the next few years as the institution keeps its focus on long-term growth potential.
The multilateral institution highlighted bottlenecks in infrastructure financing, and stressed the need to improve data collection to encourage more private capital into the asset class.
The city's independent judiciary and long-established respect for the rule of law make it a strong candidate. However, its proximity to China is both a help and a hindrance.
Lee Dong-ik, a former CIO of Korea’s sovereign wealth fund, discussed his new role at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the challenges facing the development institution.