The insurance giant's investment chief believes a $19 trillion funding gap in China’s energy transition could be covered by policy support, technology, innovation and reduced coal consumption.
The widespread adoption of technology in Asia will also spur private equity deals as businesses and economies recover from the Covid pandemic.
This is the second of two stories taking a close look at China’s private equity market and the sectors that are still of investment interest for foreign capital, in the aftermath of regulatory crackdowns.
Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) will soon unveil their initial study about transforming the city into a carbon trading hub that connects China with the rest of the world.
Apac asset owners are more keen than their global peers on private equity and infrastructure sustainable investments. However, they trail behind in public equity.
The recent power outages have cast another shadow on the already cloudy Chinese market amid slowing growth and policy uncertainties.