EDHEC Research Insights

This issue is an Infrastructure Benchmarking Special. First we discuss the rise of #fakeInfra and how it has been an impediment to the development of real infrastructure investment. There is no such thing as a …

EDHEC Research Insights

In this Spring 2017 issue of the EDHEC/IP&E Research Supplement, research by EDHECinfra includes the summary results of the first in-depth survey of institutional investors’ perceptions and expectations of infrastructure investment. It documents the reasons …

Prudential Rules For Private Infrastructure Capital

In Europe, and further afield, prudential regulatory frameworks are evolving to take into account the characteristics of private infrastructure debt and equity. Important progress has been made under the EU’s Solvency II framework, but much …

EDHEC Infrastructure Special – Autumn 2016

by Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Majid Hasan, Qi Wang, Tim Whittaker Abstract: View PDF Reference: EDHEC Infrastructure Special – Autumn 2016 (Frédéric Blanc-Brude, Majid Hasan, Qi Wang, Tim Whittaker), In Pensions & Investments Supplement, 2016.

EDHEC Research Insights

Drawing on research from the Meridiam/Campbell-Lutyens research chair at EDHECinfra, we conduct the first large scale empirical analysis of the characteristics of cash flows in private infrastructure firms from the perspective of equity owners and …

Asset owners’ next battle: private asset valuations

by Frederic Blanc-Brude, Director, EDHECinfra Asset owners are winning the argument to lower private equity manager fees, their next battle will be about the valuation of private assets. Private equity funds have long been characterised …

EDHEC-Risk Institute Research Insights

This special supplement of IP&E highlights the findings of new research on infrastructure investments that were presented at EDHEC-Risk Days 2016. Drawing on research from the Meridiam/ Campbell-Lutyens research chair at EDHECinfra, we analyse the …

Benchmarking: moving away from NAVs and IRRs

Current metrics for benchmarking infrastructure are not fit for purpose. Frederic Blanc-Brude explains the importance of standardising data collection In recent years, there have been frequent calls to step up data collection in infrastructure investment, …

Research for Institutional Money Management

This special issue of the June 2015 Pensions & Investment EDHEC-Risk Supplement includes a special focus on infrastructure investment research. Our first article argues that a number of characteristics associated with the structuring of capital …

The search for clarity

In a new paper of the Meridiam/Camp- bell Lutyens Research Chair at EDHEC- Risk Institute, we propose a dedicated valuation framework for privately-held infrastructure equity investments. Following the roadmap to create long-term infrastructure investment benchmarks …