Public-market access to infrastructure, a growing asset class

Global listed infrastructure (GLI) includes publicly traded companies that own and/or operate essential infrastructure such as bridges, tunnels, airports, seaports, toll roads, and utilities — infrastructure that can help enable functioning national economies, international trade, and global growth. In this commentary paper, Public-market access to a growing asset class, Brad Frishberg, CIO of Infrastructure Securities at Macquarie Investment Management, discusses how GLI offers a relatively simple way to participate in a potentially attractive long-term investment opportunity.

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The views expressed represent the Manager's assessment of the market environment as of May 2017, and should not be considered a recommendation to buy, hold, or sell any security, and should not be relied on as research or investment advice. Views are subject to change without notice and may not reflect the Manager's views.


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