Infrastructure: Core and Core Plus strategies take center stage in the hunt for stable yield

May 8, 2022

With rising inflation and interest rates weighing on traditional fixed-income solutions, core and core plus private infrastructure strategies – known for their relatively stable, often inflation- protected, cash flows and yields – are increasingly gaining attention from private market investors.

Our latest article shines a spotlight on these two distinct sectors, defining the types of assets and risks that make up the universe. We delve into the diverse benefits these strategies can potentially offer, as well as how investors can begin to gain exposure to these assets in ways that can help them capitalize on the many positive trends coalescing across the private infrastructure landscape.

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Continuation solutions encompass a host of transaction types in which a GP secures interim liquidity and/or additional primary capital for their LPs in a strongly performing asset, or set of assets, that the GP will continue to own and control. Specifically, they include continuation funds, new funds created by GPs for the purpose of acquiring the asset(s) that continue to be managed by the same GP and capitalized by one or several secondary buyers, or equity recapitalizations involving a direct equity or structured equity investment into a portfolio company. These transactions can also include a parallel investment from the GP’s latest fund into that same pool of assets (a “cross-fund trade”).