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The local government rejected plans by Britain’s ninth busiest airport to grow its passenger limit from 10 million to 12 million on environmental grounds.
The UK-based manager believes mid-size infrastructure companies ‘have typically not received the full attention of their previous owners’.
Darryl Murphy’s promotion from head of infrastructure debt to the newly created role comes just under three years since his arrival from KPMG.
London UK
In our final Deep Dive instalment, we look at the UK, the first to emphatically reject PPPs, and find an unresolved debate on value-for-money and poorly shared refinancing gains as lessons to be learned.
Offshore wind park at daybreak.
The investment in a 5GW UK renewables portfolio is a first of its kind for MIDIS and it “definitely sees this as the first of more to come”, Tom van Rijsewijk tells Infrastructure Investor.
Large scale solar farm located in rural Spain
The fund, launched by the founders of Equitix, is seeking at least £200m which will also look to invest in renewable energy equity and debt.
Investors are seeking out lower-risk alternatives to existing fixed income and real asset equity exposure, according to investment consultant bfinance.
Future of PPPs
Contractual rigidity, value-for-money questions and bad risk allocation all threaten to sink the model. Major intervention will be needed to bring it back to health.
Aviva’s head of infrastructure debt Darryl Murphy assesses the current state of the market.
University of Liverpool
The move will enable roughly 85,000 DC members, representing around £1bn of funds, to select a private markets allocation within their investment programme.
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