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There are long-term opportunities, despite the short-term challenges.
Meridiam chief executive Thierry Déau and ENEA Consulting founding partner Vincent Kientz share their roadmap to investing in assets that are more resilient for cities, communities and future generations.
If recent events have shown us anything, it’s that the world is changing and we need to adapt if we’re to thrive sustainably on this planet.
Digital infrastructure
Resilience and reliability are the short-term challenges as the pandemic puts high capacity workloads on the network’s edge. Longer term, investment opportunities abound.
Global air travel will not reset until Q1 or Q2 of 2021, the group said in a report.
In February, Blackstone’s Jon Gray explained why it is time to respond to private investment’s naysayers with a targeted campaign of facts about the sector’s non-financial efforts.
Infratech
They are not going up the risk curve to invest in it directly but they are finding ways to support tech companies in developing products that will improve their assets and keep them relevant.
The financial impact of coronavirus on infrastructure assets may yet prove to be much wider and deeper than during past stresses, Fitch Ratings' Seth Lehman says.
Infrastructure's continuous evolution will require new skill sets, create job opportunities and drive up pay packages for investment professionals, according to recruitment firm Sousou Partners.
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