In our Radar Screen Report, we discussed how the increased availability of funding has impacted the growth in demand for new submarine fiber optic cable systems.  This funding is coming from a variety of non-traditional sources, including pension funds.

Today’s Wall Street Journal has an interesting article on how pension funds are investing in infrastructure in Africa, with a particular focus on their involvement in submarine cable projects.  You can read the entire article online at http://www.wsj.com/articles/african-pensions-funds-invest-in-infrastructure-projects-1430985433