CASE STUDIES

By: Pinsent Masons

Context - attracting institutional investment in infrastructure

The government is backing a new initiative aimed at providing pension fund investment in infrastructure. What are the chances of success for the Pensions Infrastructure Platform?

Availability and Performance Model

Can the PFI model be reshaped to make it attractive to pension funds and institutional investors?

Aggregator finance vehicle with public sector provision

Could local authorities achieve economies of scale by borrowing through a special purpose finance vehicle?

Regional Infrastructure Company

Could new bodies take the strain of local infrastructure provision?

Infrastructure funded through increase in taxes

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the tax increment finance model?

Concessions

Under what circumstances is it suitable for the public sector to grant a company rights to exploit revenues of an infrastructure asset?

Regulatory asset base model

What lessons can infrastructure providers learn from the privatised utilities?

Investment Funds

A powerful rolling investment fund could be created using a cocktail of funding streams.

TIF Uncovered

Pinsent Masons takes a look at tax increment financing in England, and how it is affected by the government's business rates retention scheme.

UK Guarantees: A Temporary Stimulus Initiative or a Potential New Model?

SocInvest Thought Leader, law firm Pinsent Masons, examines the government's UK Guarantees scheme, aimed at encouraging 40 billion of private investment in UK infrastructure.

Local Housing Investment Fund

Pinsent Masons partner Alan Aisbett says that a Local Housing Investment Fund (LHIF) could boost housing provision in the UK.

Council Housing Self Financing Regime and Options for Stock Investment

Pinsent Masons partner Alan Aisbett explores how councils could use reforms to the Housing Revenue Account to provide new homes.

Local Authority Finance Corporation: An Answer for infrastructure investment?

Pinsent Masons partner Alan Aisbett says that a Local Authority Finance Corporation could provide much-needed investment in local infrastructure.

Housing Guarantees

Pinsent Masons takes a detailed look at how the government's new housing guarantees scheme will work.

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