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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.

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.

Regulators and private debt managers need to talk more

The spotlight is intensifying as private debt’s role in the stability of the financial system is questioned – and misunderstandings needs to be addressed.

Subsidy-free transition is slowing down renewables

For the first time in nearly two decades, growth in new capacity has stalled. We examine why and look at whether the freeze is expected to last.

Diversity not a priority as ESG makes gains

Just over a third of private equity managers consider diversity in their investment processes, according to LGT Capital Partners' ESG Report 2019.

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 […]
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