The Renewed Focus on Infrastructure

Davis, Avram
April 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;4/6/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 14, p17
The article examines the renewed emphasis on infrastructure with U.S. President Barack Obama's economic stimulus legislation. Prior to the creation of the stimulus package, funding for infrastructure was declining, with the need for repairs being ignored despite the collapse of a Minnesota bridge in August 2007. According to Randy Paine, managing director and head of KeyBanc Capital Markets' industrial group, the stimulus bill redirected private equity investment to various subsectors of infrastructure.


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