InvestmentsApr 20 2015

SNAPSHOT: Alternative assets stay in vogue

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In March 2015, the AIC reports, there were two new issues in alternative assets: Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income, which sits in the Infrastructure sector, and VPC Specialty Lending Investments, which is classed as Sector Specialist: Debt. “With recent data indicating that low interest rates are here to stay for a good while yet, it seems likely higher-yielding investment companies will remain in vogue,” Ms Jackson says.

Ellie Duncan is deputy features editor at Investment Adviser

Key figures


The average dividend among new issues last year


The amount of assets in the Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate investment trust when it launched in February 2014


The second-largest new issue in 2014 was the Blackstone/GSO Loan Financing investment trust