Investment in infrastructure set to rise as insurers seek yield

bridge

Insurers are expected to increase their investment in infrastructure projects as they seek higher-yielding assets and concerns about harsh regulatory treatment fade.

Last week, Swiss Re said it would make a $500 million (£310 million) investment in senior secured infrastructure projects based in the UK and northern Europe. The reinsurer said infrastructure debt offered an alternative to long-term investments in other assets, such as government bonds where yields have been very low recently.

Klau

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: