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Five things we learnt in Berlin

Digital infrastructure was on participants’ minds at the Infrastructure Investor Global Summit in Berlin in March, cropping up in discussions on everything from energy to climate change, and headlining the final day of proceedings. As the hot new sector for the asset class, conference attendees came out to hear about topics as diverse as whether […]
Berlin Global Summit 2019

WATCH: Three highlights from Global Summit Day 4

Data centres' debatable status, the blurring of boundaries between energy transition and digital infra and PPAs' growing complexity were some of the main themes discussed at yesterday's event.

Global Summit: Highlights from the LP Perspectives 2019 survey

PEI’s Head of Investor Research, Nicole Douglas, showcased a portion of the study’s findings during the Infrastructure Investor Global Summit.

WATCH: Three highlights from Global Summit Day 3

LP discontent, why we haven't hit peak infra yet and the need for long-term investors to adapt to a faster pace of change were some of the main themes discussed at yesterday's event.

Three days in five takeaways

As we enter the final day of our Global Summit, read about the highlights from the event so far.

Global Summit: Regulated, contracted and merchant – how infra should really be defined

A panel member also spoke of how European fund managers are much closer to perceptions of infrastructure than US-based ones.

WATCH: Three highlights from Global Summit Day 2

Weathering cycles, countering populism and diversity were some of the main themes discussed at yesterdays’ event.

Global Summit: Investors bet on community engagement to counter rising populism threat

Panellists debated whether foreign investment in infrastructure posed credible security risks or whether governments were exaggerating the threats.

Global Summit: Potential damage from breaching social contract ‘outweighs costs of ESG’

Standardisation may still be a work in progress but fund managers are already seeing positive outcomes from ESG initiatives, both in terms of social benefits and financial returns.

WATCH: Three key takeaways from our Global Summit

Check out the highlights from our first day interview with GIP vice chairman and former World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, as well as our ESG and Emerging Markets forums.

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