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A Spanish-language guide to help developing countries assess infrastructure investment risk for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) transport sector projects is now available through the Global Infrastructure Hub’s website.
Investors are most concerned about political and regulatory stability and the liquidity of the infrastructure market when considering funding public infrastructure, a new survey has revealed.
The Global Infrastructure Hub participated in the inaugural Infrastructure Investors Forum Australia held in Sydney on 17 August, 2016. The GI Hub’s Senior Director, Mark Moseley, moderated a panel for the session on “The global view: Investment outlook for 2016 and beyond”, which included leading international investors and advisers.
On 3 August 2016, the Lowy Institute hosted Global Infrastructure Hub CEO Chris Heathcote in conversation with G20 Studies Centre Project Director Tristram Sainsbury.
The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors have welcomed the launch of a new, interactive online risk allocation tool, the Global Infrastructure Hub’s (GI Hub) Annotated Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Risk Allocation Matrices. The Risk Allocation Matrices tool, developed by the GI Hub in partnership with global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, has been designed to assist developing economies better assess potential infrastructure investment risk.
Mr Chris Heathcote, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub), and Mr Norman TL Chan, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today (4 July 2016) with respect to establishing a strategic framework of co-operation to facilitate the financing of infrastructure projects.
We are pleased to share the findings of an infrastructure investment study, released today by the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) and EDHEC Infrastructure Institute-Singapore (EDHECinfra). The global study, which looked to identify investor expectations for the sector, found that investors have an increasing appetite for infrastructure including in emerging markets, with the number of investors looking for exposure to emerging markets set to more than double over the next 3-5 years.
GI Hub CEO Chris Heathcote appeared at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) first annual meeting on June 25-26. Mr Heathcote appeared on a panel discussing ‘Infrastructure and Global Economic Growth’.
Speaking before the G24 forum of developing countries in Colombia, the Global Infrastructure Hub called on public and private sector actors to increase efforts to understand each other’s priorities in order to structure infrastructure projects that can attract private financing.
Global Infrastructure Hub is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The memorandum reflects our organisations’ shared intentions to explore opportunities for cooperation and collaboration, and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of work programs through knowledge sharing, consultation and advice.
Finance ministry and central bank officials at the February Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Peru called for closer collaboration with the Global Infrastructure Hub (the GI Hub) at a session focussed on strengthening public policy in the Asia-Pacific region.
To attract the trillions of dollars needed in infrastructure investment to fuel global growth and create jobs, we need better information about what’s working and why.