ESG Investor: Asset Owners and Managers to Target Renewable and Social Infrastructure

Report identifies prevalence of renewable energy in portfolios, but strong future interest in data-related projects. Asset managers and owners plan to increase investment in renewable energy and social infrastructure over the next three to five years, according to a research report from …

IPE: North American pension funds outperform infrastructure market in 2021

Asset owners, such as pension funds and sovereign wealth funds, achieved the strongest risk-adjusted returns among a broader universe of institutional infrastructure investors in 2021, with North American pension funds outperforming the most, according to analysis by EDHECinfra and Boston Consulting …

IPE: Natural gas doesn’t need EU green taxonomy inclusion – EDHECinfra

Suzanna Rust highlights the finding and facts from the new research note from the EDHECinfra, “The Cost of Capital of Brown Gas”, following the European Commission’s decision to include natural gas in the EU Green Taxonomy. In the research note, …

Bloomberg: Gas Companies Eye Green Debt After EU Rulebook Inclusion

John Ainger and Greg Ritchie provide some alternative views and feedback from the industry on the EU Commission decision to include gas and nuclear in the Green Taxonomy. They refer to EDHECinfra’s research paper “The cost of capital of brown …

IPE Real Assets: Toll roads. Stay in lane

Toll roads have recovered after the initial effects of COVID-19. Florence Chong reports on a surprisingly resilient sector. Read the full article here.    

IPE Real Assets: Airports. In for the long haul

They have been hit the hardest, but does a multi-billion-dollar takeover mark the start of a recovery for airports? Florence Chong reports. Read the full article here.    

IPE Real Assets: No more quartile lottery!

Frédéric Blanc-Brude, director and CEO, and Abhishek Gupta, Associate Director and Head of Product Development at EDHECinfra, speak about the challenges infrastructure investors face and how using the right data can provide transparency and help to make the better-informed investment …

Infrastructure Investor: Robust benchmarks needed for infra investors

Frédéric Blanc-Brude, director and CEO, and Abhishek Gupta, Associate Director and Head of Product Development at EDHECinfra provided their expert commentaries on the evolution of the infrastructure asset class and the need the data and benchmarks. Read the expert commentary …

AFR: Data opens up infrastructure options

Christopher Niesche spoke with Abhishek Gupta, Head of Product Development at EDHECinfra, about infrastructure as a new asset class and the need for more data by the industry. “In the past, infrastructure has been an immature asset class because of …

P&I: Sydney Airport smiles on third bid from investor consortium

Douglas Appell analyses the situation with Sydney airport that considers the third offer from a consortium of infrastructure investors and superannuation funds. In this article, he quotes Frederic Blanc-Brude, CEO of Singapore-based EDHECinfra affiliate Scientific Infra: “If the pandemic and …