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From then to now

An overview of the milestones in the digital revolution, from 1947 to today, helps point the way to what’s next.

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 […]

Survey finds investors remain bullish on infra despite ‘inability to properly assess risk’

Latest study by EDHECinfra and the GI Hub shows 80% of investors want to increase their allocation to the asset class, but are doing so ‘without a compass’.

By the numbers: Gender balance, diversity and GP commitments

Sister publication pfm puts stats to the trends this month: gender pay gaps, diversity attitudes and GP commitments.

Infra fundraising hits $20bn as Q1 rise returns

The market has already reached 22.3% of last year’s total through just six funds raised.

Chinese interest in Australian renewables remains strong

Outside renewables, Chinese investors acquired no Australian infrastructure in 2018, the only deal being a buyout of engineering firm RCR Tomlinson’s rail arm.

Fitch: ‘mostly stable’ US transport sector could hit roadblocks

Growth in the US transport sector this year will be moderate and stay in lockstep with the country’s GDP, according to Fitch Ratings. The company, in a report published on Monday, predicted “mostly stable” growth in airports, toll roads and ports, citing in all cases a strong commercial and consumer economy. However, the ratings agency […]

How digital became integral

Digital infrastructure is already mainstream. Three industry insiders tell us why it will keep growing.

UBS spots top infra trends for 2019

Declan O’Brien and Alex Leung of UBS Asset Management’s infrastructure research and strategy division argue that the asset class will continue to be resilient in the face of market volatility.
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