Insurers and Infrastructure: a perfect match

As many have noted insurers seem tailored made for infrastructure investment. Forming part of the new wave of institutional investment there are large swathes of the industry that believe, with clear justification, that the future of long term lending is to be found in pensions funds and insurance, not least because of the long operating life of infrastructure assets and the stable returns they bring once in operation. A recent and far reaching customer research project undertaken by Infrastructure Journal and Baring Point, a leading business consultancy, surveyed insurers and investors who are active in the market to ascertain how this new source of funding may come to bear whilst also reflecting the view of the funds banks and advisors more established in the market.

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