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Public-Private Partnerships for Quality Infrastructure Investment

Asia's unmet demand for high-quality infrastructure will continue to require heavy participation by the private sector. Learn about the many ways public and private sectors can partner on the next generation of development and ESG investment.

Hybrid financing instrument combines promise of social and development impact bonds with proven asset class of project revenue bonds:

Introducing the "tax-kicker" bond with model term sheet -- a new debt security to unlock future value for increasing present returns on private sector investment in infrastructure by allowing back-end participation in tax revenue growth.

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  • Introducing the Tax-Kicker Bond: Budget-Neutral Financing of Private Infrastructure by Back-End Participation in Future Tax Revenue Growth 

    Stillman, Grant B. (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2017-08-30)
    This brief shows the spillover effect of how infrastructure can create jobs, industries, and regional wealth. Revenue from property rates, income and business taxes, as well as sales or value-added tax increases along the periphery and adjacent areas ...
  • Realizing the Potential of Public–Private Partnerships to Advance Asia’s Infrastructure Development 

    Deep, Akash; Kim, Jungwook; Lee, Minsoo (Asian Development Bank, 2019-01-15)
    This publication highlights how public–private partnerships (PPPs) can be effective to meet Asia’s growing infrastructure needs. It shows how governments and their development partners can use PPPs to promote more inclusive and sustainable growth. The ...