The UK has for many years been heralded as a treasure trove of investable infrastructure assets. Core infrastructure equity has been generating double-digit internal rates of return and, according to ratings agency Moody’s, there has only been one instance over a 34-year period of an A-rated UK infrastructure bond defaulting, compared with 10 in the […]
Tim Briggs, a partner in Herbert Smith Freehills’ competition, trade and regulation practice, on why the UK’s regulatory framework has been so successful, its greenfield potential and how it could all fall apart.
The country’s renewables sector offers potential for above-average returns, but this high-growth story is not without risks. Megan Raynal, Australian infrastructure and renewables valuation specialist, reports