Behind the times on infrastructure

Infrastructure allocation is up but pension funds are behind the trend. Rachel Dalton analyses

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Around the world, institutional investors are increasing allocations to alternative asset classes, especially direct infrastructure, private equity and listed real estate. However, pension funds are restricted from fully joining the trend by governance standards, AMP Capital says.

In a paper entitled the AMP Capital Institutional Investor Report, the firm says a survey of investors managing a total of £1.26trn - 48% of which is for pension funds - shows a net increase in alt...

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