Fundraising for private infrastructure funds is booming. In 2018, $80billion were raised in closed-ended Infrastructure funds and funds raised are increasingly ending-up in fewer hands.
Infrastructure is unlike other asset classes. It has a direct impact on people’s lives, facilitating the functioning of critical activities without which everyday life would grind to a halt.
Charlse Regan, Head of Asia-Pacific Infrastructure Debt Ostrum AM Hong Kong, discusses the top 10 reasons to consider Infrastructure Debt as a portfolio diversifier.
2018 has been a very positive year for volumes in infrastructure debt with conventional and renewable energy reaching peak volume and the appearance of new high-potential territories.
How to source stable, long-term cashflows from infrastructure debt with a strong ESG focus
Renewable energy is one of the fastest growing segment within the infrastructure market.
On top of favoring sustainable development, broadband networks are true infrastructure investment opportunities.
Collateralised assets benefit insurers under Solvency II.
Comments on US withdrawal from Paris climate agreement.
How to incorporate SCR constraints into the portfolio allocation for insurer.
Allocations to infrastructure assets are rising fast, so specialist skills are required to maintain outperformance and manage risk.
Insurers need innovative investment strategies in response to regulation and low yields.
Private debt can be a lower-risk, higher-yielding alternative to traditional bonds.
Institutional investors are increasingly attracted by real asset private debt.
Including alternatives strategies in a portfolio can help to improve performance whilst reducing risk.