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Where within an institutional portfolio does an allocation to infrastructure fit in?

Sunday, December 07, 2008
For most institutional investors, infrastructure investing remains in a state of flux as it shifts from being a niche sector to become a full-blown, independent asset class.

A SQUARE :: 07Dec08 Where within an institutional portfolio does an allocation to infrastructure fit in?
Category Infrastructure
Faculty Francois Joly
Expertise Infrastructure
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Among alternative assets, the risk/return profile of infrastructure investments falls between core real estate, fixed income, and private equity investments, and is not directly correlated with any of them
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