InvestmentTrends in Infrastructure Investing Today
Infrastructure plays a critical role in our everyday lives. Global commerce depends on a massive transportation system of roads, railroads, ports and airports to transport goods around the world. Our cell phones would not work without wireless towers, or the electricity used to charge batteries and transmit data. And we could not fill our gas tanks without the vast network of pipelines that transports energy from the well.
Our view is that global listed infrastructure also has a critical role to play in portfolios via a long-term strategic allocation. The case for exposure to global infrastructure equities is based on the historical investment characteristics of the asset class, including:
We define the global listed infrastructure universe, delve into what history can tell us about the long-term case for allocating to global infrastructure equities, and explain the potential advantages of Brookfield’s approach to accessing the asset class.