A well functioning infrastructure with a high level of service is one of the cornerstones in every developed economy. Medici Firma infrastructure part of Platform was launched in 2014 to meet the demand for new and more efficiently managed infrastructure. Main focus is existing infrastructure but new projects and public-private-partnerships are also of interest. Investments are financed with equity from the fund and external debt financing from traditional lenders. Potential sectors are power generation, electricity and gas networks, airports, rail transportation, ports, storage, waste, parking facilities, telecommunication towers and infrastructure-related services.
Medici Firma infrastructure platform is advised by an experienced team. The platform is also supported by an advisory committee and a network of highly experienced and qualified industrialists in the infrastructure sector. The platform’s objective with its infrastructure investments is to develop, grow and improve the infrastructure in order to make it more efficient, more accessible and in the end more valuable to all stakeholders.
Power, Transport and PPP / Social Infrastructure Sectors. Global expertise in advising and structuring specialist finance for complex infrastructure projects.
Experience & Discipline Approach
Medici Firma and its Power & Infrastructure Finance team have been at the forefront of the infrastructure finance market for over 20 years. We offer a full range of financial services across a wide range of specialist infrastructure sectors. We advise, arrange finance, structure and underwrite transactions. In particular markets and sectors we also play a development role, structuring the project to attract long-term capital.
Disciplined Investment strategy
Long-term investment horizon (10 to 20 years).
Investment in mature companies and in projects being developed.
Sectors: transport, environment, energy, social infrastructure and
Capacity to invest up to €500 million per transaction and more with co-investors.
Our professionals located in Americas, Africa and Asia serves as a centre of knowledge and expertise for all Medici Firma infrastructure sector activities and operations, with strong structured finance and business origination skills.
Our project finance specialists have a deep understanding of the markets they serve. Our financiers work alongside engineers and industry professionals. They share their expertise and local knowledge across national boundaries. We deal with complex projects that call for an innovative financial solution, and use the full range of financial tools: bank and bond funding, export credit agency financing, and interest rate, currency and energy hedging.
Active either as advisor or lender/ investor on successfully closed global infrastructure projects with a total value in excess of £15bn since 2007 with dedicated infrastructure finance staff operating out of offices located in the Europe, South Africa, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and India
Experience in the complete end-to-end spectrum of infrastructure development, structuring and funding.
Investec’s professionals are known for their problem-solving approach. We focus on deals where we believe our involvement adds significant value. Once mandated we do everything we can to make that promise real.
When it comes to capital we’re agnostic. We can contribute or arrange debt, mezzanine funding, equity, and we also provide pure advisory services. The project and our clients’ requirements come first.
Infrastructure: an attractive investment Current yield return.
Low correlation with other asset classes and resistance to economic cycles.
Protection against inflation and economic cycles (Assets correlated positively to inflation).