Swiss Life Asset Managers has launched its first open-end private infrastructure fund, Swiss Life Funds (LUX) Privado Infrastructure.
The fund gives private and institutional investors in select European Union countries and Norway, as well as qualified investors in Switzerland, access to private infrastructure markets — an asset class traditionally reserved for institutional investors.
The strategy of the fund is to create a well-diversified infrastructure portfolio across OECD countries, focusing on sectors such as renewable energy, energy and utilities, communications, transport and social infrastructure. Investors can participate in an exclusive and diversified portfolio of more than 40 private infrastructure companies, such as wind and solar parks, hydropower plants, recycling companies, data centers, fiber networks, district heating networks, railway wagons, private hospitals and many others.
The financed projects are infrastructure assets that are essent