Rush for assets

Infrastructure

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There was a time when some investors wouldn't touch infrastructure assets. But infrastructure - long viewed as a boring, old-style investment - is close to becoming its own asset class, particularly in market-leading countries such as Australia. So much so, in fact, that demand is outstripping supply there, and infrastructure investors are looking offshore to find new channels for their capital.UK newspaper the Financial Times reported on July 19, 2006 that almost $100 billion was raised glo