Oxford Properties plans to move its Asia Pacific head to Singapore to spearhead a push to diversify and ramp up its regional exposure to as much as a quarter of its global assets.
Deal sourcing and origination of infrastructure assets have been affected by the pandemic, but the Canadian public pension fund was able to close some transactions.
Korea's ABL Life wants fund houses to be clearer about Covid-19's impact on infrastructure assets, while Canadian pension Omers' infra head has a fairly sanguine outlook.
The $83 billion Canadian pension fund’s global head of infrastructure says it is looking at investing in new markets in the region, beyond Australia and India.
The two Canadian funds are fast ramping up headcount in Asia. Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has even set up another branch and hired a regional head of infrastructure from its rival.
Stepping into 2020, AsianInvestor asks six private equity experts which sectors or geographies investors should look out for, and which ones asset owners should avoid.