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2017-06-13

EDHEC Infrastructure Institute-Singapore (EDHECinfra) is releasing 384 infrastructure debt and equity indices that will change the way investors measure infrastructure investment performance and allow multi-trillion dollar increases in allocation to infrastructure globally. The academic research behind these indices has benefited from the support of NATIXIS and the Long-Term Infrastructure Investors Association since 2012. The new…

2017-06-01

Eugene Zhuchenko, Executive Director, LTIIA, wrote an article on investing in social infrastructure in the June 2017 edition of Institutional Investing in Infrastructure. Social infrastructure today is probably the smallest infrastructure sector as measured by the value of private financing. The sector is fundamentally interesting for institutional investors in infrastructure that are increasingly looking for “safe…

2017-05-17

Global Infrastructure Hub has established InfraCompass, the first systematic audit of infrastructure data to pinpoint which policies unlock investment, produce quality projects, and deliver useful infrastructure. InfraCompass is a new online tool to guide governments and investors across the globe on what creates the best conditions for infrastructure delivery. Identifying the risks around an infrastructure project,…

2017-05-04

Two LTIIA members have worked together to produce a green rating for Cross Sound Cable, an undersea electricity transmission facility in the US. In August 2015, Argo Infrastructure Partners placed US$120 million of private placement debt to fund a portion of the acquisition of the Cross-Sound Cable project. This undersea cable project transmits power from renewable rich…

2017-05-02

On May 2-3, 2017, B20 concluding summit under the German presidency took place in Berlin, where Chancellor Merkel on behalf of G20 leaders received the final B20 recommendations. The B20 policy recommendations paid a great attention to the infrastructure development and investment. Lack of infrastructure facilities represents one of the greatest obstacles to the economic growth and…

2017-04-28

Veteran academic and analyst Meghnad Desai and his fellow writers dissect the Trump phenomenon across a broad range of economic and social policies. They consider, too, the array of foreign policy questions to which he is having to pay attention. Eugene Zhuchenko, Executive Director, LTIIA, contributes to the Fiscal Squalls section with an article “Finding the money”. Trump’s greatest obstacle…

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…