Asian project finance gets boost from AIIB-backed platform

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Singapore’s Clifford Capital have launched a new infrastructure debt financing platform that will remove some of the pressure on banks financing projects. It will also position Singapore as the leader in a sector that desperately needs private funds, writes Morgan Davis.

  • By Morgan Davis
  • 28 Nov 2019
Funding for project finance in Asia is in high demand, as the region strives to update its infrastructure. The Asian Development Bank has estimated that $1.5tr is needed per year until 2030 to keep up with the funding needs. But finance has been lacking, with limited options ...

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