Foresight have been specialists in infrastructure since the nineties. The UK fund was launched in 2017, and they have recently launched a global version. The update was with Nick Scullion who is a co-manager on the UK strategy and lead manager on the global strategy.
The fund invests in closed ended infrastructure investments. We have used the performance and information on the UK fund as this has a track record, but the main discussion was on the global strategy. The UK carries more political risk, especially if a labour government comes in and takes back some of the Private Finance Initiatives. This therefore might deter some investors, and the Global strategy invests in closed ended invested companies from across the developed world….read more