As the infrastructure division of Schroders Capital, we have deep expertise and long track record of working flexibly and innovatively with institutional and private clients to build solutions that are tailored to their needs.  Our philosophy is to maximize asset value over the long term to deliver clients’ investment needs. Our investors trust us to tap into the return stability infrastructure can offer. The team’s origination abilities, skilful execution of transactions and technical asset management expertise mean we seek to consistently deliver, with the agility to capitalise on opportunities across the risk spectrum.

We recognise the importance of delivering on social and environmental goals in a practical way. Investing in infrastructure makes a measurable impact in the real world, with the potential for secure income and predictable, enduring returns.

Investing with Schroders Greencoat, our renewable infrastructure specialists, provides investors with an expert partner, combining industry experience, market-leading scale, financial and technical competence, and an unparalleled network of origination capacity, as well as the opportunity to be part of the energy transition.

Through our pioneering impact practitioners, BlueOrchard, we seek to deliver infrastructure in emerging and frontier markets, where the potential for positive environmental and social impact is greatest.

Recent Highlights

  • Launched fourth senior debt fund, currently at EUR650m against a target of EUR500m
  • Closed inaugural junior infrastructure debt strategy 20% above target
  • Sourced 5 transactions in core infrastructure equity totalling EUR680m for separately managed account clients
  • First close of first GBP dedicated fund.

Your vision and beliefs

In an ever-changing environment, seizing the best investment opportunities requires anticipation and conviction to offer trusted and transparent strategies.

At Schroder Aida, our talents channel specific expertise to observe and capture every market transformation and better nurture our current and future assets, therefore assisting our clients in meeting their investment objectives.

Our team shares a unique and deep sense of investing; we target core and essential infrastructure that can both satisfy of our investors’ interests and contribute to a greater future for our society.

We believe that economic performance must go hand in hand with life improvement. For us this connection culminates from attention to the smallest details whilst keeping focus on the long-term vision.

Our professionalism and social engagement enable us to create assets that will last for generations.

Our motto is: Essential Infrastructure, Sustainable Performance

Investment process and research 

We believe in conducting rigorous, proprietary credit research based on detailed cash flow modelling and extensive due diligence to verify our assumptions. We have ESG in DNA. This is a major factor of risk for long-term illiquid debt and equity from the environmental impacts of the project, to governance by the sponsor, and the treatment of employees and interaction with local communities. A key part of our process is ensuring that ample time and resources are allocated, so that we do our best to “leave no stone unturned” when analysing and selecting potential investment opportunities.

Strategies and products

The team’s primary area of expertise is pan European brownfield infrastructure investments, in the core market segment which is by definition high income generating. The team developed a number if investment solutions for institutional investors across senior debt, junior debt and infrastructure equity, through comingled or dedicated funds.