The China-based multilateral bank could refinance its brownfield infrastructure projects in the capital markets, giving institutional investors infrastructure-linked assets to invest into.
The private-sector arm of the World Bank has handed $50 million in seed money to the Asia-focused platform, which aims to provide low-double-digit annual returns over its eight-year term.
Growth in private-equity assets is coming from structures other than blind pools, creating new arrangements but also new risks.
The International Finance Corporation is considering issuing mandates to third-party managers to bring $2.5 billion to frontier and emerging public markets.
Russian real estate took an alarming dive after the crisis, but the sector is now showing signs of life.
If asset managers and owners in Asia are to incorporate climate risk into their investment modelling processes, they will need more regulatory certainty on the issue, say consultants.