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April’s S&P Infrastructure Outlook reveals that the private rental sector has a new spring in its step

The issue of accelerating demand for housing in the U.K. and the fact that the private rental sector (PRS) is now the fastest-growing form of housing tenure is at the core of Standard & Poor’s most recent issue of Infrastructure Outlook, its monthly newsletter summarising key infrastructure and project finance-related research and rating update news. …

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What to look for when investing in infrastructure: S&P writes for FT pensions title

Writing for the Financial Times’ Pensions Expert, Michael Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance at Standard & Poor’s, argues that while Europe needs more infrastructure, austerity means the public sector cannot meet the demand for the necessary investment – indeed, the UK alone posts a current deficit of about £60 billion. Wilkins explains that the …

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S&P writes for KPMG’s monthly magazine on why the time is ripe to invest in infrastructure

The timing for governments, banks and private investors to invest in infrastructure couldn’t be better, says Mike Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance at Standard & Poor’s, in KPMG’s recent Insight Magazine. In the article Wilkins explains how 20 years of experience rating project finance transactions helps S&P to understand why projects fail, and what …

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