The creation of consistent rules for a compelling, apples-to-apples ranking of the largest investors in the asset class caused us to reach further and dig deeper than any other ranking of infrastructure investors ever before.
Within this year’s Infrastructure Investor 30 rankings are embedded a number of stories that speak volumes about the characteristics of infrastructure investment today. Cezary Podkul takes a look at some of the key takeaways.
We are pleased to bring you the inaugural Infrastructure Investor 30 - a compelling, apples-to-apples ranking of the largest investors in the asset class. It caused us to reach further and dig deeper than any other ranking of infrastructure investors before.
Chief executive Marc Bajer tells how his new business plans to bring the capital markets back into infrastructure financing.
A troubled parent group, nervous investors, volatile market conditions…in all, a set of circumstances that ensured Simon Gray and colleagues would face the challenge of a lifetime before eventually breaking away from Babcock & Brown to form independent fund manager Arcus Infrastructure Partners last year. In conversation with Andy Thomson, Gray reflects on turbulent times and opportunities ahead
The World Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency mitigates political risk with the aim of encouraging infrastructure investment for those who need it most. Edith Quintrell explains how it works
If infrastructure investors are not factoring climate change into their business plans, they should be. In a groundbreaking article, Richard Little explores the threats from evolving weather patterns and suggests ways of countering them
Which are the risks occupying the minds of infrastructure investors today? Based on the evidence of recent developments, Bruno Alves and Andy Thomson identify the top five
With the UK’s new coalition government needing to cut spending in order to reduce a huge public deficit, will infrastructure projects be in the firing line? Frank Prenesti canvasses opinion
UK watchdog OFT is launching the first ever ‘stock take’ on the nation’s infrastructure
The implosion of New York’s State Asset Maximisation Board suggests the PPP market is unlikely to grow as a result of commission reports and executive orders. By Cezary Podkul
A public relations campaign by an engineers’ union almost killed California’s first PPP. But in Illinois, strong support for the state’s ‘Illiana’ PPP shows unions needn’t always be feared as the enemy of private investment in infrastructure. Cezary Podkul reports
PGGM has doubled its infrastructure team to focus on direct investments. Henk Huizing, head of infrastructure investments at the Dutch pension asset manager, tells Bruno Alves why
Most-read news stories from InfrastructureInvestor.com over the past month: 2010-05-26 Staff Writer 1. Actis, Tata launch Indian infrastructure joint venture The private equity firm and Indian conglomerate have invested a combined $200 million in a joint
State procurement authorities are frequently being advised that they need to remove traffic risk from toll road projects through availability payments on the assumption that the business model is broken. This may be a costly and unnecessary mistake
The crafters of the AIFM have good intentions, but they must be shown that key proposals of this directive benefit no one and may create a Kafkaesque business environment, writes David Snow
While Portugal has pushed back most of its big infrastructure projects, Greece will test the appetite of jittery investors in September, when it tenders a €1bn airport in Crete
Toll road traffic forecasts have sometimes proved shockingly wide of the mark. One man has identified 21 reasons for this
Infrastructure appears to play a vital role in American military planning, though it’s far from clear
The UK’s first governing coalition in 70 years might have one of its first disagreements over how to monetise the country’s road network