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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.
Arqiva is a UK telecommunications company which owns and operates the UK’s terrestrial transmission network with respect to television and radio broadcast. Arqiva also provides satellite transmission services to content providers; transmission and access services to mobile network operators and public safety organisations; and smart metering services.
Sydney Airport Senior Index Bonds
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%.
Peninsula Link is a 27-kilometre freeway located in South-East Melbourne connecting the suburbs of Frankston and Mount Martha. The project was procured under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) which involved the design, construction in addition to the long-term maintenance and operation of the freeway. Peninsula Link commenced operations in 2013 and, given its structure as an availability PPP, is not subject to demand risk.
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