Insights Library

Infrastructure Macro Economic Outlook to 2022

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A snapshot of the infrastructure trends, and we provide analysis of what indicators will persist on the market until 2022.

Hydrogen Production and Supply – Global Markets Outlook

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This technical report analyses the present technological boundaries of hydrogen as an energy source and explores the investment opportunities for its use in the near future.

Wind Energy Investments: Forecast of Growth Markets and Innovations

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This paper explores wind investments, developments in wind energy and global market opportunities.

Energy Storage Financing for Sustainable Infrastructure

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Insights for parties who are interested in investing in sustainable energy storage solutions

A Practical Guide to the LNG Market for Buying/Selling Long-Term LNG Off-Takes

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This paper is informative for utility companies in managing risk and portfolio management of their offtake gas requirements.

Practical Guide to Investing in Sewage Gas Facilities

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This paper provides guidance to investors in the sewage gas business. 

Why Invest in Infrastructure?

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This paper is a comparative analysis of the risk to return correlation between the infrastructure asset class to other asset classes. It also demonstrates how the infrastructure asset class has performed during the pandemic.

Macro-Economic Outlook to 2024 Energy Demand and Transport Infrastructure

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Macroeconomic Outlook with analysis of energy demand and transport infrastructure to 2024

Financing 5G and Broadband Infrastructure

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Sets out our expertise in M&A and corporate finance in the context of the wider telecoms, internet and broadband landscape, providing information on how the globe is set out to switch to 5G.

Digital Infrastructure – Emergence of New Technologies

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This paper sets out the subject matter areas that Stirling Infrastructure has expertise in (Water, Energy, Transport and Property sectors)

Fintech Market Insights

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An overview of the fintech industry, across main segments and analysis of life-stages and our financial services

Enterprise Software Market Insights

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An overview of the enterprise software market providing guidance on scalability and expansion strategies for companies requiring a capital raise

Introduction to Blockchain

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This paper is an introduction to the concept, purpose, and aspects of blockchain based databases, ending with some examples of real-world use cases.

Shipping Finance and Floating LNG Assets

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This paper focuses on all aspects of infrastructure investment, offering direct lease, sale and leaseback, refinancing and equity financing within the shipping, floating LNF structure, aviation and railway industries. 

Asset Manager Selection: Our Services

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A summary of our process in selecting an asset manager from the entire universe of funds.

Hydrogen Demand Paper – Global Markets Outlook

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This report analyses the demand for hydrogen-related energy solutions globally in the coming decades.

Wind Financing: Financial Instruments and Key Considerations

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This paper explains the financial structuring capabilities of Stirling Infrastructure and the factors we take into consideration in raising debt and equity for wind and infrastructure investments.

Hydrogen: Ammonia

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Hydrogen – Use cases for low-carbon ammonia.

Hydrogen: Heating

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Hydrogen – Use cases for heating.

Hydrogen: Use Cases for Heavy Industry, Aviation, Shipping and HGVs

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Hydrogen – Use cases for heavy industry, aviation, shipping and HGVs.

Hydrogen: Passenger Transport

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Hydrogen – Use cases for passenger transport.

Hydrogen: Steel & Cement Industries

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Hydrogen – Use cases for the steel and cement industries.

Inward Investment for Natural Resources

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This paper provides Stirling Infrastructure’s expertise and offers guidance to governments on how to attract inward investment into their natural resource assets.

Overview of LNG in Europe

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This paper explores the state of the LNG market in Europe, identifying the key drivers of supply and demand, as well as providing the market insights of this majorly import-based region, supported by long-term declines in gas production. 

Overview of LNG in Sub-Saharan Africa

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This paper represents the state of the fast-growing LNG market in sub-Saharan Africa, identifying the key drivers of supply and demand as well as providing high-level insights into the LNG markets, that Stirling Infrastructure considers as infrastructure opportunities linked to their socio-economic development and desire for affordable and reliable electricity supplies.

Overview of LNG in the Americas

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This paper intends to illustrate the state of the LNG market in the Americas, identifying key drivers of the market, high-level insights into the evolution of the LNG market in key regions in order to identify the best opportunities for Stirling Infrastructure’s clients look to invest into the market. 

Overview of LNG in the Asia Pacific Region

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This paper illustrates the state of the LNG market in the Asia Pacific region to develop a portfolio strategy for possible LNG future investors by looking into the evolutions of LNG markets in different regions, as well as identifying the key drivers.

Overview of LNG in the Middle East and North Africa

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This paper illustrates the state of the LNG market in the MENA region, identifying the key drivers of supply and demand, providing high-level insights into the key regions, and monitoring their evolution within the market in order to provide a reliable portfolio of the attractiveness of the area to future infrastructure investors. 

Benefits of Using Multilateral Development Banks for Financing

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Guidance on the selection of the Multilateral Development Bank to support the project.

Our Investment Criteria for: Asset Financing

Investment Criteria

Our criteria for asset finance for passenger and cargo aircraft, shipping, rolling stock, and LNG floating assets.

Our Investment Criteria for: Asset Manager Capital Raising Services

Investment Criteria

Our criteria for raising capital for asset managers.

Our Investment Criteria for: Infrastructure Project Financing and M&A

Investment Criteria

Our criteria for arranging project finance debt.

Our Investment Criteria for: Energy Financing and M&A

Investment Criteria

Our criteria for arranging project finance for Energy transactions and M&A for operating assets.

Our Investment Criteria for: Real Estate Financing and M&A

Investment Criteria

Our criteria for arranging finance and M&A advisory for real estate assets.

Our Investment Criteria for: Tech Financing and M&A

Investment Criteria

Our criteria for strategic advice and capital raising for the technology sectors Stirling Infrastructure covers.

Our Investment Criteria for: Sport and Entertainment Financing and M&A

Investment Criteria

Our criteria for M&A advisory for the acquisition and financing of major sporting and entertainment assets.

Applications to the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) Funding for Infrastructure Projects

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Stirling Infrastructure prepares project finance applications to unlock EFSI resources through methods outlined in this paper.

Using Export Credit Agencies for Financing

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Assesses the financial requirements for project sponsors and provides advice on the selection of Export Credit Agencies (ECA), navigating the risks and outlining the key features of ECAs.

Elite Sports Clubs Financing

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This paper outlines Stirling Infrastructure’s experience in advising on M&A transactions in Sports & Entertainment.

Key Challenges Faced by New Tech Companies

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This paper explains some of the challenges that tech companies need to overcome in order to increase their value.

Blockchain and Market Trends in Digital Infrastructure

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This paper explores the current blockchain market with overviews of mature blockchain technologies and revenue models, gives an outlook of global and regional markets, explains the core features and values of a blockchain database that grant its wide application, and finally additional examples of recent blockchain innovations.

Interview with Michael Stirling, CEO and Chairman of Investment Board

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An interview with the CEO and Chairman of the Investment Board. Find out more about what drives the vision and ethic at Stirling Infrastructure.