Collaboration between policymakers and the investment community is crucial for the sustainability of sustainable investing, and this synergy will prove particularly useful for developing markets in Asia.
For the past six years the Canadian pension plan has been scouting for the best possible India infra investments - today it's the fourth-largest investor in Indian infrastructure.
Issues around capital gains tax and settlement rules need to be addressed before Indian debt is included in global indices, say experts. Following this, India could attract additional inflows of up to $40 billion.
Bonds look relatively more attractive, says KIC CEO; CPP Investments and Ontario Teachers’ Pension has increased their investments into Indian highways; and more.
PE activity in India this year won’t match the blistering pace set in 2021, but the sector remains healthy. AsianInvestor looks at how challenges and opportunities in the current global environment are affecting the outlook for the industry.
Following a surge in activity last year, India’s PE industry has had a less frenetic 2022, but the pace of dealmaking is expected to stay brisk, drawing the likes of Ontario Teachers’ and CPP Investments.
Canadian pension funds are finding a rich seam of investment in India, boosting their allocation across asset classes.
While the Canadian pension fund sees great opportunity throughout Asia’s emerging markets, it currently views India as the most investable and viable from an infrastructure investment perspective.
Global investors are attracted by the growth prospects of Indian startups, but local players say domestic pension funds and other institutions need to get more involved.
India’s 2022 deal pipeline is expected to remain strong as India is likely to remain shielded from current geopolitical events, according to White & Case lawyer Sayak Maity.
The sovereign wealth fund has committed to an investment firm founded by James Murdoch and Uday Shankar, which is eyeing the media and consumer tech sectors in Southeast Asia and India.
Some have accused Sri Lanka of falling into China’s “debt trap", but the South Asian nation refuses to put all of its eggs in China’s basket.