Infrastructure projects are looking for long term finance solutions. Pension schemes are generally looking to invest to provide an income stream which matches liabilities, which are also provided over the long term (the lifetime of the scheme).
Infrastructure investments are interesting to pension schemes as there are very few index linked instruments (in particular, there are very few corporate bonds linked to inflation) available to pension...
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