- Global infrastructure investing
Sustainable Infrastructure Investment Report 2022
With volatility projected to be a fixture of the sustainable infrastructure landscape, timely, accurate data on burgeoning trends and looming challenges is critical.
Our global infrastructure solutions
Over the past two decades, institutional and private investment in public infrastructure has steadily increased. The long term and diversified nature of infrastructure projects, and the strong return profile, has seen the asset class gain interest from the fund management and pension fund industry.
However, data transparency remains a key obstacle to growth in private sector funding. The world currently faces a $15 trillion infrastructure investment gap by 2040. To activate private investment the sector needs standardized, trusted and transparent data to assess performance, returns and risk.
Refinitiv has the most comprehensive set of news, data, insights and analytics available on global infrastructure developments from rumor to close, including deal structuring, financing, risk profiling, regulatory compliance and lender, investor and advisor profiles.
Spotlight project: Etihad Rail is the first national freight and passenger railway network connecting the seven emirates of the UAE. According to Infrastructure 360 data, the project - which promises to ‘act as a catalyst for economic growth and sustained social development’ - has already cost more than US $5bn. Watch the Zawya data moment to learn more.
Bridging the gap: the Infrastructure 360 app
The world’s most comprehensive view of infrastructure and project-finance related insight.
The Infrastructure 360 app – available in Eikon and Workspace – integrates more than 45 years of leading content from Project Finance International (PFI), Refinitiv Lipper, Refinitiv Deals Intelligence, Refinitiv Datastream, Loans, Reuters News and ESG.
From November 2022, customers will be able to access Infraclear via our solution. Infraclear is a searchable database of infrastructure agreements, giving extraordinary visibility into the structure and details of thousands of projects.
With Infrastructure 360, you will be able to confidently:
- Analyze trends in infrastructure investment
- Manage risks associated with infrastructure
- Monitor progress across multiple projects
- Understand relationships between various stakeholders
- Rapidly assess the bankability of a deal by comparing it to similar deals
- Gain negotiating leverage by analysing terms to which your counterparties have previously agreed
- Build and deploy investable assets
- Leverage precedent and ongoing transactions for due diligence, structuring and valuation
Gain expert insights based on our unmatched access to data via our Perspectives blogs, webinars and events, and discover bespoke solutions that answer your risk and compliance needs.
The OECD estimates that meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will require ~$6.3T in annual investment immediately, increasing to ~$6.9T to meet the Paris Agreement goals.
From Governments, state owned institutions, investors and capital facilitators (e.g. Sovereign Wealth Funds, pension funds, wealth managers etc.) and corporations; multiple entities are undertaking greater stakes in the ‘infrastructure as an asset class’ domain to sustain return on capital employed and to deliver growth.
Refinitiv offers a suite of sustainable finance products covering multiple parts of the business lifecycle, from investment portfolios through to due diligence and energy supply.
Refinitiv Commodities Insights
In today's world, commodities markets and the infrastructure landscape are increasingly inter-connected. Movements in raw materials affect the pace and cost of infrastructure projects, and vice versa. As an example, vast amounts of metals and minerals are needed to build wind farms and transmit power. Any increase in commodity prices will lead to higher construction costs for infrastructure facilities. In project planning and financing, it is therefore critical to consider factors affecting commodity supply, flows, and costs. To anticipate opportunities and challenges in infrastructure, investors need to monitor commodities movements. Refinitiv has the most comprehensive set of unique data, analytics, expert insights, and exclusive market-moving news across global commodities markets.
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