Direct infrastructure investments

Direct exposure to infrastructure assets

If you are looking for access to the infrastructure sector our dedicated teams can help. Infrastructure Asset Management (IAM), identifies, acquires and actively manages investments in infrastructure assets across the OECD nations.

Delivering the best of our capabilities to you

Infrastructure Equity

  • Unlisted, direct, closed-end vehicles
  • A premier, diversified portfolio of infrastructure assets in Europe, North America and Australia
  • Actively managed investment stakes in portfolio companies across various sub-sectors, including gas transmission, electricity generation, waste management, water, wind and telecommunications

Infrastructure Debt

  • We offer institutional investors potential exposure to assets with long-term, stable cash-flows
  • Investments are focused around essential services with low operational risk. They typically carry low default rates and high recovery rates

Bringing our expertise to you

Dedicated and experienced

You have the reassurance offered by dedicated and experienced teams, supported by a well-established infrastructure group and the wider UBS Asset Management organization.

Tailored solutions

The team offers you solutions tailored to meet your capital and regulatory objectives, with a generally low correlation to traditional investments.

Long-term oriented

We seek to deliver a stable return by investing on a long term basis. This can provide a natural match to your pension and insurance liabilities.


Finding the answers you need – our investment approach

Direct Infrastructure Equity

An investment strategy centered on the following attributes:

  • Actively managed core infrastructure
  • Asset, market and currency diversification
  • Low correlation of returns to other asset classes
  • Recurring cash dividends
  • Control / influence over strategic, commercial and financial decisions

Direct Infrastructure Debt

  • A distinctive investment strategy which:
    • Focuses on private deals    
    • Has active transaction structuring and ongoing management
    • Takes a vertical approach to debt structure
  • We structure our established strategies to meet your specific capital and regulatory objectives

If you would like further information please get in touch.

Canada Asset Management

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