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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. The company develops and maintains the airport infrastructure, including car parking, and leases terminal space to airlines and retailers. Sydney Airport is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: SYD).
Oaklands Hill is a 63MW wind farm located in Victoria, Australia. Its revenues are underpinned by a 25-year energy offtake agreement with AGL Energy. AGL is also responsible for the O&M of the wind farm under a 25-year agreement. There is no merchant risk with full output contracted under the terms of the PPA to AGL Energy.
Vopak Terminal Eemshaven
Vopak Terminal Eemshaven is a tank terminal which was purpose built for the long-term storage of strategic petroleum reserves. It is located in Eemshaven in the North of The Netherlands and has been operational since 2012. The terminal comprises 11 tanks with a total storage capacity of 684,025 cubic meters (currently used for storing diesel and gasoline) and is well connected through a deep-water jetty for seagoing vessels.
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