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Big debate: Does ESG enhance performance?

Partners Group’s Esther Peiner and EDHECinfra’s Frédéric Blanc-Brude give their views on the impact of environmental, sustainability and governance measures on infrastructure investment.

Gulf markets need long-term debt instruments

The region needs a long-term instrument to refinance mini-perms. But, as Victoria Mesquita Wlazlo of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius argues, its capital markets must deepen if project bonds are to be effective.

Asset leasing’s uncertain flight path

Fund managers are increasingly looking to buy assets such as aircraft and home heating systems. We find out under which circumstances these investments make sense and whether asset leasing is ready to take off.

How digital became integral

The rise of digital technology has impacted all of our lives in a vast number of ways, from the Netflix streams we watch at home to the emails we answer on our smartphones, and everything else in between. According to Hootsuite and We Are Social’s Digital 2019 report, published earlier this year, 57 percent of […]

Three top trends

  Data is getting central The case for data centre investment continues to grow, both for high-reliability, high-security centres for the likes of Google and Amazon and also smaller, more local centres located closer to the communities that require them. “The combination of these two things is shaping the market,” says Bruno Candès, partner, InfraVia […]

Fast five

OUR PANEL Bruno Candès, partner, InfraVia Capital Partners Marc Ganzi, CEO, Digital Bridge Izzet Güney, managing director, Cube IM Carlo Maddalena, senior portfolio manager, APG Asset Management Tom Maher, head of business development, Whitehelm Capital Has digital gone mainstream? Ganzi: I believe it has. Every infrastructure GP now claims to have an allocation and strategy […]

DOWNLOAD: 2019 fundraising off to a strong start

With nearly $20bn raised in Q1, expect 2019 to be another record-breaking year for infrastructure fundraising.

From then to now

The digital revolution has picked up pace, with more – and new – digital infrastructure required to keep up. From the invention of the transistor to the first mobile phones, from broadband to Bitcoin, the digital world has taken great strides over the past few decades. As the world prepares for greater adoption of 5G […]

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 […]
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