An estimated $15tn of global annual infrastructure investment is needed between now and 2040, and with ambitious international projects such as the Belt and Road Initiative developing, this is only set to grow.
The UK is uniquely well placed to provide the complex solutions required for major international infrastructure financing. London is home to the world's largest cluster of financial and professional services firms, deep capital pools and a global investor base with truly global reach, world class insurance, clearing, legal and advisory services, and exchanges.
The UK is the largest centre for infrastructure finance in Europe, responsible for 20.4% of the EMEA infrastructure loan market, and accounts for 10.7% of the global project bonds market, second only to the US.
There are over 480 infrastructure related companies listed on the London Stock Exchange, with operations in more than 65 different countries. and a collective market capitalisation of $2 trillion.
This factsheet gives an overview of key facts and statistics about the UK's infrastructure financing markets offer