Investor Webcast Series
Investing in infrastructure: an income alternative
What is an infrastructure investment and what role can it play in your portfolio? John Julian from AMP Capital joins Peter Switzer to provide an overview of the infrastructure landscape and highlight some of the risks investors need to be aware of. He will also discuss how infrastructure has performed and how it can be accessed by retail investors.

  • What is infrastructure and why should an SMSF or a self-directed investor care?
  • What are some of the benefits of investing in infrastructure?
  • Why would someone invest in an infrastructure fund rather than investing in infrastructure directly themselves?
  • What are some of the challenges facing infrastructure in 2017?
  • What kind of returns do you expect from your funds? Is there an income component or it is just a growth play? If income, what kind of franking?
  • Interest rates are at record lows. What kind of effect would rising interest rates have on infrastructure funds?
  • What are some of the key characteristics that you look at when purchasing a new infrastructure asset for your funds?
  • Talk us through an example of one of the infrastructure assets you invest in.
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