On a monthly basis, Whitehelm publishes proprietary research on current macroeconomic or financial market issues, and addresses the potential implications and opportunities for clients as the issues relate to their investment portfolios
The implementation of the Basel Accords in Australia as well as the recommendations from the government’s 2014 Financial Inquiry have stimulated significant change in the regulatory landscape of the financial sector. We discuss the impact that such changes have had and will continue to have on investment strategy.
Sydney Airport is Australia’s largest airport and operates under a long-term lease from the Australian Government. Sydney Airport is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: SYD). The capital indexed bonds mature in 2020 and provide an inflation-linked coupon of 3.76%.
Kvitebjørn Varme is the district heating network in the city of Tromsø, the largest urban area in Norway inside the Arctic Circle. It produces more than 90 GWh of thermal energy annually, primarily from sustainable and low carbon generation technologies (including a modern 20MW waste to energy plant with an annual capacity of 56,000 tons). The heat is distributed through a network of 55km of underground pipes.
APA Medium Term Notes
APA Group owns and operates gas transmission, distribution and storage assets across mainland Australia, and has interests in a range of other energy infrastructure investments. The company is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: APA). The APA Medium Term Notes pay a fixed coupon of 3.5% p.a. and mature in 2020.
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