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2017-03-02

S&P Global Ratings has established a global Infrastructure hub which gathers key analytical reports and commentaries on the evaluation of the broad array of asset types and ownership structures, as well as the financing techniques utilized to fund them. The global infrastructure hub is intended to help market participants navigate through the broad array of infrastructure…

2017-02-13

In Brussels, LTIIA joined the first Plenary Meeting of the High-Level Task Force on Social Infrastructure (“HLTF SI”) launched by the European Association of Long-Term Investors (ELTI). Chaired by Romano Prodi, HLTF SI aims to promote the financing of social infrastructure – particularly of those facilities linked to the health, education and social housing sectors which contribute…

2017-01-10

In Paris, LTIIA organized a meeting for several of its members with the Secretary General for the European Federation of Intelligent Energy Efficiency Services (EFIEES) to discuss cooperation and investment opportunities. EFIEES represents private companies providing an overall energy management service to end-users. These companies provide services operating, maintaining and managing plant and equipment on…

2016-11-30

S&P Global, LTIIA member, published today a guest opinion commentary on Prudential Rules For Infrastructure Capital by Frederic Blanc-Brude, head of EDHEC Infrastructure Institute. In Europe, and further afield, prudential regulatory frameworks are evolving to take into account the characteristics of private infrastructure debt and equity. The commentary focuses on the progress made so far on prudential…

2016-11-14

At COP22 LTIIA Climate initiative was presented during the Climate Summit for Local and Regional Leaders focused on “Financing the Sustainable Transition of Territories”. The primary objective of the LTIIA Climate initiative is to facilitate the financing of the investment component of climate change policies while bringing specific experiences and the expertise of LTIIA members to selected countries and…

The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance, which joined the Association recently, launched today at COP22 the Scoping report on climate finance.   The report  provides a qualitative overview of current activities, identifies opportunities for cooperation amongst CCFLA members and “gaps” that need to be addressed in order to accelerate climate finance at subnational and local levels….

2016-10-19

LTIIA and eFront announced today releasing the library of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) indicators for infrastructure investments. The library will help asset managers and institutional investors collect and manage information on ESG performance of their assets for reporting and certification purposes. Integrated with the financial information management across the wider eFront offering, this platform provides investors and asset managers with the…

2016-10-04

Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP) is a London-based independent infrastructure investor that helps institutional investors grow and manage their direct exposure to core infrastructure assets. An LTIIA members since September 2016, AIP advises over € 400 million of capital working for three major European pension plans. Eugene Zhuchenko, Executive Director, LTIIA, met Surinder Toor, AIP Founder…

2016-09-07

Following our previous meeting with the EFSI Steering Board on July 4, 2016, during this Consultation Event LTIIA voiced the following key comments from our members in relation to the Strategic Orientations of the EFSI Investment Policy and the EFSI Implementation under the Infrastructure and Innovation Window. the importance of transparency as regards the application of additionality criterion…

2016-08-30

LTIIA joined the consultation on EU’s External Investment Plan (EIP), together with Commissioners Mogherini (External Action Service), Katainen (Investment and Growth) and Mimica (International Cooperation and Development). Helmut von Glasenapp, LTIIA Board Member and Deputy Secretary General of ELTI, presented our members’ comments. The Plan aims to support investments in Africa and the European Neighbourhood countries, to…