The multi-lateral bank is in talks with institutional investors to gauge interest in infrastructure investing, a senior ADB executive said at AsianInvestor's Insurance Investment Forum.
The China-based multilateral bank could refinance its brownfield infrastructure projects in the capital markets, giving institutional investors infrastructure-linked assets to invest into.
Financial services firms and governments should work to create more products providing exposure to infrastructure, an AsianInvestor forum heard. Australia is held up as a good model.
The Asian Development Bank does not see a bubble forming in the Asian local-currency bond markets, but Allianz Global Investors believes otherwise.
A project supported by the Asian Development Bank seeks to produce incremental integration to fixed-income markets through standardised documentation.
The Asian Development Bank warns that the region must improve bond market liquidity and cooperation or bond prices will suffer.