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The road more traveled: European infrastructure holds allure for global investors
Investors looking at infrastructure need not look further than Europe. Developed markets and favorable regulatory regimes are giving investors pause for long-term stability
It may be a set of overstated clichés but that does not make them any less true: The financial crisis hangover and a volatile, low interest rate environment are still driving the thinking of large institutional investors with long-term needs and investment horizons. Diversification, stability within a well-regulated economy and long-term growth — that can often meet or match liabilities — are key components of many institutions’ investment strategies today. One such investment that meets those needs is infrastructure investing — specifically in Europe.
Whether as a direct investment, through a fund or secondary or listed options, infrastructure last year was a shining light for investors seeking a modicum of stability within their portfolios. According to a Deuts