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Infrastructure/PPP news in South Korea

AMP Capital reaches final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III

AMP Capital reaches final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III

🕔Aug 22, 2017

AMP Capital has reached final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III (IDF III), raising US$2.5 billion for the mezzanine debt strategy, an additional US$800 million in co-investment rights and securing a further US$800 million from investors who want access to its deal capabilities.

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ADB, KEXIM sign MOU to provide co-advisory services on PPPs in Asia

ADB, KEXIM sign MOU to provide co-advisory services on PPPs in Asia

🕔Mar 3, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to co-advise on public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Asia and the Pacific.

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Global Infrastructure Hub launches project pipeline

Global Infrastructure Hub launches project pipeline

🕔Dec 9, 2016

The Global Infrastructure Hub launched its Project Pipeline to provide the private sector with free information about government infrastructure projects across the world.

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S.Korea's $476 Bn pension fund to focus on infrastructure investments

S.Korea's $476 Bn pension fund to focus on infrastructure investments

🕔Nov 8, 2016

South Korea's National Pension Service (NPS), world’s third-largest pension scheme, sees infrastructure as good prospect for returns in a low interest rate environment.

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Green Climate Fund approves Deutsche Bank proposal for sustainable energy for Africa

Green Climate Fund approves Deutsche Bank proposal for sustainable energy for Africa

🕔Nov 7, 2016

Deutsche Bank has welcomed the Green Climate Fund (GCF) decision to make an initial US$78.4 million investment in Deutsche Asset Management’s fund for renewable energy access in Africa.

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Financiers announced for Turkish hospital PPP

Financiers announced for Turkish hospital PPP

🕔Sep 26, 2016

The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Eximbank) has announced it has financed the development of the integrated health campus through a public private project (PPP) contract in the province of Gaziantep (Turkey) awarded by Turkey's Ministry of Health.

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Korea pension funds to invest into Macquarie's fund

Korea pension funds to invest into Macquarie's fund

🕔Aug 30, 2016

South Korea's Military Mutual Aid Association (MMAA) and South Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) will invest respectively €40 million (US$44.7 million) and €250 million (US$282 million) in Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) that is aiming to raise €2.5 billion (US$2.8 billion).

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Korean public officials fund to commit AUD60 million to Macquarie australian infrastructure fund

Korean public officials fund to commit AUD60 million to Macquarie australian infrastructure fund

🕔Aug 26, 2016

The Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA) of South Korea has announced its aim to commit AUD60 million (US$45.7 million) to a Macquarie infrastructure fund that will invest in Australian state assets.

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SK Engineering & Construction - Korea Expressway Corporation team win Almaty Ring Road

SK Engineering & Construction - Korea Expressway Corporation team win Almaty Ring Road

🕔Jul 7, 2016

The Government of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Investments and Development (MID) has awarded to a team composed of SK Engineering & Construction Co. and Korea Expressway the contract for the Almaty ring road PPP project (BAKAD) in Kazakhstan.

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Korean institutions invest $700m in Brookfield Infrastructure fund

Korean institutions invest $700m in Brookfield Infrastructure fund

🕔Jun 24, 2016

Korean institutions have invested KRW800 billion (US$700 million) in Brookfield Infrastructure Fund III a fund focused on transportation, renewable power, utilities and energy sectors in North America, Europe, South America and Australasia.

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Standard Chartered PE acquires Korean water services firm

Standard Chartered PE acquires Korean water services firm

🕔May 25, 2016

Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE), Standard Chartered Bank's private equity arm, has agreed to acquire a controlling interest in Kolon Water & Energy (KWE), one of the largest private waste water treatment operations & maintenance (O&M) service providers in Korea.

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Korea´s SWF to appoint infrastructure investment manager

Korea´s SWF to appoint infrastructure investment manager

🕔May 23, 2016

Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) has plans to appoint an infrastructure investment manager for the operation of its overseas infrastructure mandates worth US$2 billion.

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PSA to buy stake in Busan port terminal

PSA to buy stake in Busan port terminal

🕔Apr 25, 2016

South Korean Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has decided to sell its shares in the Hyudai Pusan New-Port Terminal, located in Busan, in order to diminish its debts. The company owns 50 percent plus one stake in the port terminal and it intends to sell 40 percent plus one share to the Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) for US$ 85.7 million.

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KB Insurance and Natixis enter infrastructure and aviation co-investment agreement

KB Insurance and Natixis enter infrastructure and aviation co-investment agreement

🕔Apr 21, 2016

KB Insurance Ltd, engages in non-life insurance related business in South Korea, and Natixis SA, a French corporate and investment bank, have recently announced that they have signed a partnership agreement to co-invest in infrastructure and aviation debt originated by Natixis.

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Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund invests in POSCO Engineering and Construction

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund invests in POSCO Engineering and Construction

🕔Jun 23, 2015

POSCO has secured a â‚©1.24 trillion (US$1.08 billion) overseas investment by selling 38% stake in POSCO Engineering and Construction to Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund.

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G20 infrastructure hub appoints new CEO

G20 infrastructure hub appoints new CEO

🕔Jun 2, 2015

The Sydney-based G20 Infrastructure hub has appointed Christopher Heathcote as its inaugural chief executive.

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Korea Eximbank raises $121 million for energy and infra fund

Korea Eximbank raises $121 million for energy and infra fund

🕔Apr 14, 2015

Korea Eximbank (KEXIM), the Export-Import Bank of Korea, has raised W132.5 billion (US$120.4 million) for energy and infrastructure funds.

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Korea approves PPP Boosting Measures

Korea approves PPP Boosting Measures

🕔Apr 14, 2015

The government of Korea has announced public private partnership (PPP) boosting measures at the 7th Ministerial Meeting on the Economy.

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South Korea and Turkey latest to apply for Asian Infra Bank membership

South Korea and Turkey latest to apply for Asian Infra Bank membership

🕔Mar 31, 2015

South Korea and Turkey have confirmed plans to become funding member of the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

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JPMorgan raises $285m for second Asian infrastructure fund

JPMorgan raises $285m for second Asian infrastructure fund

🕔Nov 4, 2014

According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the asset management division of U.S. bank J.P.Morgan Chase & Co. has raised $285 million for its Asian Infrastructure & Related Resources Opportunity Fund II.

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