We take a look at the key public-private partnership developments from around the world over the last month.
Southeast Asian nations have unveiled ambitions plans to revamp their infrastructure. Yet a lot still hinges on whether political forces remain supportive until projects see the light of day, finds Matthieu Favas.
While large emerging markets are increasingly on institutional investors’ radars, opportunities offered by smaller ones remain largely untapped. The Serbian example shows why this may take time to change, writes Matthieu Favas.
The power sector is in the limelight. This is pushing a number of large, diversified investment groups to hunt for stakes in specialised managers, notes Matthieu Favas.
By converting an open-ended fund into a closed-ended vehicle, AMP hopes to attract new investors in its Global Infrastructure Fund by offering them immediate exposure to $750m worth of assets. Matthieu Favas reports.
With both the US House and Senate now under Republican control, infrastructure may be one item on a short list of issues the Republicans and Democratic President can agree on.
Interest in the infrastructure secondaries market is growing on both the buy and sell sides.
The country's toll road operators are feeling the heat, with the prospect of extra taxes being mooted.
At least that's what the man responsible for Australia's newest airport is hoping.
Recently appointed chief executive Mike Weston tells Andy Thomson about his ambition to grow PIP from humble beginnings to a powerful force on behalf of UK pension fund investors
With the first batch of AIFMD reports due shortly, fund managers and their advisers are still operating under a cloud of uncertainty, writes Sarmad Naim
Over the last few years Myanmar has begun to open up, presenting potential opportunities for infrastructure investors. Brendan McGloin and Tim Powdrill of Risk Advisory examine the landscape
Despite uncertainty about the details, investors are seeing enormous opportunity arising from Mexico’s energy reforms. Yvonne Li reports
Kalliope Gourntis spoke with several industry insiders to gauge market sentiment surrounding Ofwat’s latest price review
Project finance learns its lessons Ben Macdonald and 2014-12-01 Michael Wilkins With over 20 years’ experience of rating global project finance debt, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has seen the sector learn some hard lessons from its pioneering days, such as how to counter market exposure (the
The infrastructure investing community is moving towards more comprehensive ESG strategies. Yet progress will only accelerate once their ability to enhance returns can be quantified, Meridiam’s Julia Prescot tells Matthieu Favas
Port of Melbourne is next in line as domestic and international investors continue to target Australia’s ports. Florence Chong examines the reasons why
Leading European infrastructure professionals gathered in London to share their observations of the region’s opportunities and challenges. Andy Thomson discovered that economic performance was front of mind
Not every fund that investors have backed has performed according to expectations, but recent vintages seem to have held their promises. This is prompting some LPs to consider infrastructure debt and secondaries
North America and Western Europe remain top of the wish list among LPs, with the energy sector fuelling much of their appetite for the asset class
For all the talk about direct exposure and co-investments, few investors seem prepared to ditch co-mingled funds – with a large majority looking to make new commitments in the near future
Pleased by what they see as infrastructure’s relative outperformance, investors feel under-allocated to the asset class and intend to earmark more capital to target it
If there is one thing investors care about when choosing managers it’s their ability to generate a repeatable track record – at the right price, that is
Understanding the drivers of returns is a key priority for most LPs, as is finding the right talents to build and grow what they continue to see as a “people business”
Regulation continues to rank among the top concerns keeping global LPs awake at night – but high levels of competition for core assets is also clouding the horizon
Infrastructure Investor’s Research & Analytics team surveyed a cross-section of the world’s institutional investor community to establish how they plan to engage with the asset class. Matthieu Favas takes a look at the results