Tue, Mar 31, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Salient Partners launches second MLP fund

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Texas-based Salient Partners has launched its second MLP focused fund. Its strategy entails investing at least 80 percent of its net assets in equity securities of MLPs. The Fund may also invest in securities of other energy companies and securities issued by open and closed-end investment companies, including money market funds, actively managed and index exchange traded funds and exchange traded notes, U.S. government securities, debt securities, cash and/or other cash equivalents.

"As well as MLPs have performed over the past 10-15 years, the opportunity set through the end of the decade appears to be quite encouraging as uptick in North American production is expected to require midstream infrastructure spending of ~$30B annually which should help drive continued distribution growth," said Greg Reid, President & CEO of Salient’s Master Limited Partnership (MLP) business.

The fund will be focused on the midstream energy industry, including long-term, fee-based real assets that engage in the transportation and storage of natural resources. Leverage will be approximately 25 percent of the value of the Fund’s total assets.

"In our opinion, the market routinely underestimates the value of both a corporation that owns an MLP general partner and the underlying MLP as well in a dropdown scenario," Reid said. "We believe that MLP investors should focus on growth at a reasonable price and not absolute yield when making their MLP ......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Other Voices: Does the hedge fund industry benefit society?[more]

    This article was authored by Don Steinbrugge, Chairman of Agecroft Partners, a US-based global consulting and third party marketing firm for hedge funds. It is no secret that the hedge fund industry is viewed negatively by a la

  2. Private credit comes into focus for investors[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: As investors look for a way out of the low yield/no yield environment, private credit is becoming an increasingly attractive asset class, according to a white paper from Bayshore Capital Advisors. Private credit has grown steadily since the financial crisis as

  3. M&A - Hedge funds no longer attractive targets for banks, reinsurers, Blackstone buys stake in Christopher Pucillo’s Solus event-driven hedge fund[more]

    Hedge funds no longer attractive targets for banks, reinsurers From Institutionalinvestor.com: Swiss RE, the world’s second-largest reinsurer, is looking to sell its 15 percent stake in Jersey, Channel Islands–based hedge fund firm Brevan Howard Asset Management. Morgan Stanley reported

  4. Opalesque Radio: Threadneedle expects continuing equity volatility this year[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Investors should expect more volatility, which is signaling a "slow moving" top to the market, KKM Financial’s founder and CEO Jeff Kilburg told CNBC on Monday. And this volatility is going

  5. Hedge funds show strong performance of 2.52% so far in 2015[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The hedge fund industry got off to a strong start in 2015 "completely unmindful" of the poor performance last year, according to data provider Preqin. According to Preqin, following a year which saw the average he

 

banner