Private capital needed to fund Asian infrastructure

An increase in private funding through the debt markets hinges on the development of a ôcredit cultureö with solid due diligence, continual oversight and regular disclosure.

As Asian economies and populations continue to grow, so does the need for infrastructure development across the region. The rapid progress of India and China in particular has led many private investors to conclude that Asia is a significant opportunity for offshore private infrastructure investment. As Asia opens up and joins the list of regions that allow private financing of infrastructure, it faces the need to make significant adjustments to the manner in which its markets have customarily operated, and...

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