By: Pinsent Masons
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?
Can the PFI model be reshaped to make it attractive to pension funds and institutional investors?
Could local authorities achieve economies of scale by borrowing through a special purpose finance vehicle?
Could new bodies take the strain of local infrastructure provision?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the tax increment finance model?
Under what circumstances is it suitable for the public sector to grant a company rights to exploit revenues of an infrastructure asset?
What lessons can infrastructure providers learn from the privatised utilities?
A powerful rolling investment fund could be created using a cocktail of funding streams.
Pinsent Masons takes a look at tax increment financing in England, and how it is affected by the government's business rates retention scheme.
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.
Pinsent Masons partner Alan Aisbett says that a Local Housing Investment Fund (LHIF) could boost housing provision in the UK.
Pinsent Masons partner Alan Aisbett explores how councils could use reforms to the Housing Revenue Account to provide new homes.
Pinsent Masons partner Alan Aisbett says that a Local Authority Finance Corporation could provide much-needed investment in local infrastructure.
Pinsent Masons takes a detailed look at how the government's new housing guarantees scheme will work.