• Global Listed Infrastructure Securities

    Our Global Listed Infrastructure team combines specialised knowledge and skills with a disciplined investment process to deliver long term capital growth and inflation protected income by investing in the shares of companies around the world that own or operate infrastructure assets.

    We conduct over 500 company visits with companies, governments and industry bodies globally each year and information from these meetings is our most important source of idea generation and risk management.

    By incorporating a sensible consideration of macroeconomic risks, we are able to reduce bias and support repeatable outperformance. The outcome is an active, high-conviction portfolio offering investors diversified and liquid exposure to global listed infrastructure securities.

  • Why global listed

    Learn more from our global listed infrastructure experts about the benefits of investing in infrastructure.

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  • Our approach

    Active and pragmatic.  Find out more about how our seven-stage investment process helps construct high conviction portfolios with a long-term perspective.

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  • Investment team

    Our team comprises experienced specialists who have an in-depth understanding of infrastructure assets and the investment opportunities they offer.

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  • More insights

    VIDEO: Candid conversation exploring Australia's relationship with China...

    Article  | 22 March 2017

    Martin Lau, Managing Partner at First State Stewart Asia, talks about what he looks for in Chinese stocks and some of the challenges of being a long-term investor in the market.

    Travel Diary: Glory Days

    Article  | 17 March 2017

    The US economy has recovered from the 2015 ‘industrial recession’, energy markets are resurgent and Trump has inspired consumer and corporate confidence – it feels like these are the glory days for US infrastructure.

    US Federal Reserve: Monetary policy enters a new, more active, phase

    Article  | 16 March 2017

    After a very slow start to its monetary policy normalisation process, with only one rate hike in both 2015 and 2016, the US Federal Reserve (the Fed) today entered a new, more active phase for monetary policy.

  • UBS have announced the retirement of the UBS Global Infrastructure & Utilities 50-50 Index. As a result, the Colonial First State Wholesale Global Listed Infrastructure Fund will adopt the FTSE Global Core Infrastructure 50-50 Index as its benchmark, effective from 1 April 2015. The investment objective will be updated to reflect the new benchmark.