Institutional And Pension Fund Investment
The benefits of creating local asset backed vehicles are still strong, despite the failure of some early versions of the model, according to a new report produced on behalf of the Confederation of British Industry.
Lancashire has agreed a City Deal for Preston and the surrounding area, backed by receipts from the sale of property assets and investment from the county's pension fund.
Alan Aisbett from law firm Pinsent Masons delves into the implications of the comprehensive spending review for regeneration and growth funding.
Trade union Unison has urged Scottish councils to invest pension fund cash in affordable social housing rather than abroad.
The government has doubled the amount of pension assets that local authorities can invest in infrastructure.
Corporate pension schemes are failing to move significantly into infrastructure investment, according to new investment data.
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The government’s new infrastructure guarantees scheme needs more work to make it viable, according to SocInvest thought leader Pinsent Masons.
The government has unveiled its proposals for a replacement for the private finance initiative, which it says could help attract investment from pension funds.
Institutional And Pension Fund Investment Intelligence
Weak political leadership is putting off global investors from investing in UK infrastructure, according to this report.
The report contains an index ranking the countries based on the quality of existing infrastructure, the economic environment, the ease of doing business, the political and social environment, and the availability of finance/financial environment.
The report calls for the removal of a series of blockages prohibiting councils and the private sector from "investing in the development which would speed up economic recovery."
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?
This report summarises the results of Sir Adrian Montague's review of the barriers to institutional investment in private rented homes, which examined how best to encourage greater investment in rental properties and sought to explore the factors that might encourage institutions to invest in new homes for rent.
Report proposing actions to attract institutional investment into UK infrastructure.