IFM targets weakened UK infrastructure

7 August 2012 Australian Industry Funds Management (IFM) is aiming to swoop on distressed UK and European infrastructure assets.

The Australian pension fund giant will look to boost its investment in the  Eurozone as companies and governments are struck by the on-going economic crisis.

The company, which owns stakes in Australian toll roads and airports, will bolster its London-based team by acquiring investment bankers, focused on infrastructure debt.

Robin Miller, IFM’s head of Debt Investments said: "We think there will be more opportunities to invest in both infrastructure debt and equity assets in the UK and Europe because of the pressure both governments and the banking system are under".

 

This page was last updated on:
21 March 2017.

thumb

Political intrigue

In the weeks after the Brexit vote, barely a day went by in UK politics without some new major earthquake. In the days following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Budget, the ground is again feeling rather shaky

thumb

“We Need to Use Broader Funding Options”

Philip Davies, chief executive at Infrastructure Australia, explains to Paul Jarvis the challenges facing the country’s infrastructure

register

Register now to get un-restricted access to all sections of the website.

Want to see more first? Try our free preview...