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Keppel Capital launches Asia Infrastructure Fund

Indonesian_infrastructureKeppel Capital is aiming to raise US$1 billion as part of the launch of its new closed-end infrastructure private equity fund. The Keppel Asia Infrastructure Fund has received an initial US$360 million in capital commitments. The investors include a sovereign wealth fund and an endowment fund, the asset management arm of Keppel Corporate Limited, said in a statement on January 29, 2020. The fund is looking to acquire a stake in the Gimi floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility as its first investment. It is currently “undergoing conversion at Keppel Offshore & Marine”. Christina Tan, chief executive of Keppel Capital said: “The Keppel Group is involved in a diverse range of assets, providing solutions for sustainable urbanisation.” The fund will be managed by Keppel Capital Alternative Asset, a private fund manager under Keppel Capital. © 2020 funds global asia

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