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    Global Listed Infrastructure: In a Class of its Own

    February 25, 2014
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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    Maggiano's - Buckhead 3368 Peachtree Rd NE
    Atlanta , GA 30326
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    Asset allocation in today's environment has become increasingly difficult in part due to three key issues: (1) uncertainty, and market volatility (2) threat of inflation (3) lack of sustainable yield.  Global Listed Infrastructure is increasingly playing a role for investors as they try to tackle these issues.  Characterized by stable revenues and profits, robust inflation protection and sustainable dividends, certain Global Listed Infrastructure investments are highly attractive investments for these uncertain times.  Furthermore, a portfolio of such investments have shown compelling low correlation benefits to other major asset classes.

    An interactive Q&A session will follow the presentation that will review topics including:

    • What is infrastructure, and why investors must be selective in their definition of the asset class?
    • Why invest in infrastructure, and what are the key risks associated?
    • Why are revenues/profitability so stable?
    • How does inflation protection work for Infrastructure assets, and how does it differ from other real assets?
    • How are investors allocating to Infrastructure?
    • How do investors access Infrastructure?
    • Common mistakes made when allocating to Infrastructure

    Edward Keating is one of six members of Lazard's Global Listed Infrastructure Team, which is based in Sydney, London and New York.  Ed has over 7 years of investment experience as he began working with the team since the inception of the strategy (2005).  He helps lead educational, client service and marketing efforts for clients in North America, Europe and Asia.  Ed has worked with some of the world's largest infrastructure investors, and has helped implement infrastructure allocation strategies for institutional investors (Corporate, Public, E&F, Taft Hartley), private investors (Family Offices, RIAs, Financial Platforms) and has worked extensively with their advisors and consultants.  Ed has worked with CFA and professional organizations around the US and abroad, including in Austin, Dallas, Hartford, Kansas City, Montreal, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Toronto, and Tulsa.  He began working in the investment field in 2001, upon joining Lazard. He has a BA from Iona College.

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