<p>Danish labour-market pension fund PensionDanmark is making its first investment in student housing, signing a public/private partnership (PPP) deal to build and rent affordable halls of residence accommodation for the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).</p> <p>The DKK194bn (€26bn) pension fund set up a joint venture with Boligfonden DTU, an independent company attached to the university, for this purpose.</p> <p>Torben Möger Pedersen, chief executive of PensionDanmark, told IPE: “It’s our first PPP in university housing, and it is very exciting; we are open to establishing other PPPs with other universities.”</p>
Beijing-based private equity fund-of-funds firm China Grand Prosperity Investment has signed an agreement to manage a public private partnership (PPP) fund in Nanjing city, according to Chinese media reports.
"At present, there are 19 languishing projects under the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). These languishing projects are under the public-private partnership (PPP) pattern of infrastructure development," Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Pon
Company to manage PPP anchored by UK, Dutch, Swedish and Swiss governments
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, AfDB President Donald Kaberuka and Professor Paul Collier were amongst distinguished participants taking part in this seminar.
In 2015 HCM City continued to lead Viet Nam in attracting foreign directed investment with inflows of US$4.5 billion. FDI projects have improved the city's socio-economic infrastructure and created a new facade for it.
The company is involved in two airport projects in Indonesia, but the jewels in its crown are definitely in India, where GVK operates the airports in two of the biggest cities in the country: Mumbai and Bangalore.
China will look to push out tax breaks, introduce financial incentives and streamline approval processes for infrastructure projects seeking private investment, state media reported, as Beijing looks to drum up so far tepid interest for such schemes.
Increased infrastructure investment is key to stabilizing China's economic growth, a top state adviser said Sunday, while calling on the central bank to lower the cost of financing for companies and increase overall credit. "Keeping relatively high growth of infrastructure investment is key to stabilizing economic growth" since property and manufacturing investment remains weak, said Yu Bin, head of the microeconomy-research department at the State Council's Development Research Cented.