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UK law firm Burges Salmon launches campaign on ‘Infrastructure Finance’

Posted: 15th September 2020

Firm launches campaign (‘Perspectives on infrastructure: Delivering on UK investment opportunities’), featuring research on the priorities and challenges for private investment in UK infrastructure and its role in economic recovery

Burges Salmon has today launched its third campaign focusing on the topic of infrastructure.

The campaign, entitled ‘Perspectives on infrastructure: Delivering on UK investment opportunities’, features a range of insightful and topical research on priorities and challenges for private investment in UK infrastructure and its role in economic recovery.

The research has been carried out through interviews with leading infrastructure figures, uncovering their biggest challenges and priorities for investing in UK infrastructure.  Starting today, the firm will be sharing the views and proposals from these leading individuals through the release of a new, independently written article.  Some interviews reflect the results of the firm’s YouGov survey, which was carried out before the COVID-19 outbreak, of 250 decision-makers in the industry.

In the first interview of the series, Sue Kershaw, Managing Director, Transportation at Costain, shares her views on investment in infrastructure.  Click on this link to see the interview in full.

Each Tuesday from 22 September 2020, the firm will be releasing further interviews authored by senior individuals from the following organisations:

  • CBI
  • Investec
  • Aviva
  • M&G Investments
  • Rock Rail
  • Dalmore Capital
  • Octopus Renewables
  • Banks Group
  • Local Pensions Partnership
  • Amber Infrastructure
  • Gravis Capital Partners

Chris Jackson, Head of the Infrastructure Sector Group at Burges Salmon, says: “Infrastructure financing is a growing market and it is currently under the spotlight as the UK government has identified key infrastructure projects as being essential to the UK’s economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Our latest research on UK infrastructure is focused on the priorities and challenges for private investment into the sector.  We have spoken to many leading industry figures in UK infrastructure investment and are pleased to share their insightful views over the coming weeks.”


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