Infrastructure can be seen as a diversified asset and doesn’t necessarily move in the same direction as equities and bonds. The difference with this strategy compared to others is the defensive nature. The focus is on delivering income of 5% with some capital growth. Although the strategy is new in the UK it has a track record going back eight years.
In a market where everything is racing ahead this fund will lag, but when markets are falling this is likely to fall less. In terms of developing the portfolio they work from a blank sheet of paper. They are benchmark agnostic and construct the portfolio where yield quality is key…read more