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Institutional investors could provide an extra $200bn in annual funding to the sector, helping plug the $500 billion yearly gap left by public cuts in the period to 2030.
The former Australian state premier has been appointed chairman of Rearden Capital, which was launched recently by infrastructure veteran Vaughan Busby.
Although players in Australia essentially pioneered infrastructure debt, the asset class is not drawing institutional investor interest in the country as quickly as it is overseas.
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In Asia, non-traditional lenders to infrastructure are not making the same impact as in Western markets.
The UK firm, which will run the $250m vehicle alongside emerging market lender Exotix, expects the capital to be fully deployed within four to six months.
The global fund manager, headquartered in Melbourne Australia, continues to add to the infrastructure debt team led by David Cooper.
Project bonds may provide a new source of funding in GCC countries for infra projects, estimated to be worth up to $2trn over the next 20 years, S&P claims.
Salford Housing PFI represents flying start for three senior executives from Hadrian’s Wall, which pulled the plug on its debut debt fund in June.
Assured Guaranty and the EIB are helping to put project bonds back on the European menu.

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