How investors can benefit from infrastructure spending

Will Argent of Gravis

Will Argent of Gravis

For investors in the UK infrastructure sector, the outcome of the General Election has provided an element of relief.

The threat posed by Labour's policies around widespread nationalisation of infrastructure projects - from social assets such as schools and hospitals under the private finance initiative (PFI) structure, to energy transmission networks and water utilities - has now receded. The Conservatives, in contrast, have already outlined their intentions to honour all existing PFI contracts and have never signalled any intention to nationalise other parts of the infrastructure sector. Where next for infrastructure trusts and the 'nationalisation debate'? Indeed, the Government is positive on ...

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