2016-2017 EDHEC/Global Infrastructure Hub Survey

A Survey of Institutional Investors’ Perceptions and Expectations of Infrastructure Investment

This survey of investors’ perceptions and expectations of infrastructure investment maps was first make a in 2016 and is being repeated in 2017.

It current practices and bring more clarity about what role infrastructure investments can play to existing investors in infrastructure, and to the numerous potential new investors in this area. These results will support the development of the most relevant investment solutions by asset managers who have access to a pipeline of underlying infrastructure deals.

To this day, the debate around the role of infrastructure in asset allocation decisions has focused mainly on the implied characteristics of the underlying (e.g. predictable cash flows are expected to be useful in a liability-driven investment context).

The GIH/EDHEC-Risk Institute survey of investment practices in infrastructure will help make the reasons for such investment decisions more explicit, and help create the next generation of investment solutions using infrastructure assets to help investors meet their own goals.

The survey findings, which will be released during 2016, will help make infrastructure investment more relevant to institutional investors.