Strong demand and high growth: so what’s the problem? Torbjorn Caesar, co-head of energy at UK-based fund manager Actis, makes the case for emerging markets in conversation with Andy Thomson
Sanctions and ostracisation have made the Russian market a tricky one to enter for institutional investors. Insiders tell Matthieu Favas why they should stay put and keep their eyes on the long-term prize
Geopolitical risk and emerging markets may seem to go hand-in-hand, but is that association justified? Kalliope Gourntis investigates
Chase Collum spoke with analysts from BMI Research to compile a region-by-region picture of geopolitical risk today
“Arbitrary, inconsistent, frequently opaque and often without justification – yet potentially important when it comes to asset valuation”. This is how infrastructure investment analyst Robert Bain describes his findings when he examined how traffic forecasting consultants were gauging long-term toll road performance
Rakesh Saraf of Canadian pension administrator ATRF explains why the organisation is selectively adding greenfield PPP opportunities to its infrastructure strategy, and will also begin to look at developing markets
Space infrastructure appears to be on a growth trend, with the US following the UK’s giant leap.
Thirsty camels have been on the rampage in Western Australia, destroying infrastructure in the process.
Road builders in Iceland are hoping they will not suffer retaliation from elves whose chapel is being uprooted.
The first quarter was a strong one for transport deals, though a Saudi Arabian petrochemicals project was top of the pile.
Five years after Craig Harrison began preparing the Niobrara Energy Park (NEP) he is looking for investors to help him develop the vision. Chase Collum reports.
After a pause for breath in 2014, UK listed renewables are back in vogue. Expect the market to grow fast in years to come.
Pressure on core infrastructure returns is pushing fund managers toward assets for which their efforts are better rewarded. Some are even planting the seeds for entirely new platforms, finds Matthieu Favas.
Infrastructure cannot put an end to California’s four-year-long episode of crippling water shortage. But investing in it should help the state deal with the consequences.
In Australia, the payment of costs to the winning consortium of a cancelled multi-billion toll road project comes as a relief to the investor community. But sovereign risk is re-emerging elsewhere, writes Matthieu Favas.
With defined benefit pension schemes declining in Europe, the short-term volatility associated with listed infrastructure may become less of a concern.
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