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Infrastructure Investor: The Decade

Welcome to a decade of Infrastructure Investor

We review the asset class’s first 10 years, as ESG and customer service both took centre stage, in the first article from our special 10th anniversary issue.

Completion risk drives contractors away from PPPs

Wariness of fixed-price public-private partnerships could have wider implications since ‘a healthy PPP market needs a healthy construction sector’, warns market expert.
Cybersecurity, warfare

How to avoid getting caught in the crossfire of a digital cold war

With cyber-warfare becoming the new weapon of mass destruction and infrastructure one of its main targets, infra investors need to be proactive, says Jeffrey Altman of Finadvice.
Wind farm Western Australia

US wind industry nears 100GW milestone

Production tax credits for the US wind industry are set to expire at the end of the year, but research predicts this is unlikely to stop new projects from being built.
energy

Energy fundraising shifts to renewables and sustainability

There has been a structural shift in how LPs are allocating funds to energy-focused vehicles, moving away from upstream and paying closer attention to renewables and sustainable strategies.

Gender diversity increases performance and IRR – report

A study by HEC Paris and MVision Private Equity Advisers finds that gender diverse investment committee teams outperform all-male teams across several industry metrics.

Are Australia’s infrastructure corporates ready for battle?

The country’s companies ‘are in reasonably good financial shape’, despite slowing economic conditions across the Asia-Pacific region, according to S&P Global Ratings’ Parvathy Iyer.
airplane taking off

A flying start for aircraft debt

Until now, aircraft debt has largely been overlooked by investors. Aymeric Angotti, head of aircraft private debt at Ostrum AM, looks at how the strategy is attracting institutions with long-term liabilities
direct road straight

The road less travelled

Nicola Palmer and Michael Allen of Arcus Infrastructure Partners explain how decarbonisation, demographic shifts and technology are creating new opportunities for transport infrastructure.
Direct investing

The price of direct investing

Going direct is well-suited to infrastructure. But anyone looking to do it will have to tackle tough questions around compensation and transparency.
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