Infrastructure

Approach

Target markets

Economic infrastructure businesses

Focus on the UK, Europe and North America

£50m - £250m
Typical range of equity investments


Businesses generally:

  • own their asset base in perpetuity
  • provide essential services
  • have a strong market position
  • generate stable cash flows

Some businesses may have some characteristics which, through our engaged asset management approach, can enhance returns.

 

Operational projects

Invest in operational PPP projects across Europe, with a focus on France, the Benelux, Germany, Italy and Iberia and sub-sectors such as social infrastructure and transportation.

Investments will be made through the 3i European Operational Projects Fund which aims to provide long-term yield to institutional investors. Since 1998, 3i’s infrastructure team has invested a total of c. £2 billion in 260 PPP projects across Europe and has built many longstanding relationships with major construction companies, operators and utilities across the continent.

Sector approach

3i’s Infrastructure team looks at a range of investment opportunities across adjacent sectors to utilities, transportation, communications and energy.

Investing in Infrastructure

James Dawes speaks to Pensions Age about how, and why, pension funds should be looking at infrastructure as an investment opportunity

WIG

3i’s Phil White and Matt Barker tell the story of our investment in Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG).

Meet the team

Phil White

Phil White, Managing Partner,
Head of Infrastructure

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