Summary of Hedge Fund, Meet Highway

New investments in infrastructure by private asset managers are changing the way the world finances its cities, power systems, and transportation links.

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Private investment firms are turning an eye to infrastructure projects.

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There’s an “unlikely romance” brewing between infrastructure projects and private asset management firms. Julien Courbe and Peter Raymond – principals with PwC – examine how a growing number of public infrastructure opportunities with high-yield returns are helping pad investors pocketbooks. But to take full advantage of these opportunities, firms must begin a “significant internal transformation” to address the areas of “location, regulation and digitization.” While never giving financial advice, getAbstract recommends this article to investors and private asset management firms preparing for the future.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why there is an “unlikely romance” brewing between public infrastructure projects and private asset management firms
  • Why enterprises should begin a “significant internal transformation,”
  • How keeping an eye on “location, regulation and digitization” will help companies reap high-yield returns
 

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As a growing number of bridge, road and dam projects provide “high-yield returns with relatively low risk,” asset managers are beginning to look favorably on public infrastructure investment opportunities. US-based Blackstone Group Holdings, for example, assembled a group of financiers to put up $120...
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About the Authors

Julien Courbe is a principal with PwC, based in New York. Peter Raymond is also a principal with PwC, based in McLean, Virginia.


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