Framing the Infrastructure Market

Bor, Michael
July 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;7/6/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p25
The article reveals the benefits of planned infrastructure projects in the U.S. to the financial sector. The American Society for Civil Engineers estimates that the country will need a total of 2.2 trillion U.S. dollars over the next five years to repair and reconstruct its aging roads, bridges, dams and other infrastructure elements. It expects that 2009 will provide an opportunity for infrastructure funds create their own form of stimulus package. These funds and investment mandates are expected to sponsor privatization and public-private partnerships.


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