Business - 07/July/2017

Investors hungry for offshore wind

Once seen as exotic fare, offshore wind investments have become a staple diet for pension funds. New types of investor are moving their chairs up to the table

FINANCING TRENDS Once seen as exotic fare, offshore wind investments have become a staple diet for pension funds. The crumbs that fall from their table are these days being eagerly fought over by new types of investor with healthy appetites and new ideas ... Money in the bank or placed in bonds is not an attractive investment in a world of historically low interest rates. Investments that deliver healthy revenues long-term are in demand and offshore wind station projects often fit the bill perfectly. But getting in as a new investor is difficult. “There’s a lot of money out there and a lot of investors are very keen to get into offshore wind and are willing to compete on price,” says Henrik Stamer, CEO at K2 Management, a wi ...

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