For investors seeking reliable income, global diversification and inflation protection, specialist listed infrastructure portfolios aims to provide all three.

Global Infrastructure Index

Investor Outcomes

The Global Infrastructure Index is a smart beta listed infrastructure strategy. The index is designed to provide investors with a diversified portfolio of infrastructure securities across developed and emerging markets.

Key Portfolio Information

Growth of USD $10,000

30 September 2021

As at 30 September 2021 (returns in USD)

Performance 1 Month 3 Months 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years Inception4
Global Infrastructure Index123 -5.3% -3.0% 11.2% 6.2% 6.2% 6.2%
S&P Global Infrastructure Index - Net Return USD -1.4% 1.3% 22.1% 5.8% 5.0% 4.8%
Excess Returns -3.9% -4.3% -10.9% 0.4% 1.2% 1.4%
  • Regulated & Contracted Utilities
  • User Pays Infrastructure
  • Cash
  • Other
Top 10 Positions Region Sector Weight % Forward Dividend %
Canadian National Railway USA & Canada Rail 5.7% 1.7%
Transurban Asia Pacific Developed Toll Roads 5.5% 3.3%
Enbridge Inc USA & Canada Gas 4.9% 6.8%
Union Pacific USA & Canada Rail 4.6% 2.3%
Iberdrola Western Europe Electric 4.3% 5.3%
Enel SpA Western Europe Electric 4.2% 5.7%
CSX USA & Canada Rail 4.1% 1.6%
Canadian Pacific USA & Canada Rail 3.9% 2.2%
National Grid Western Europe Electric 3.7% 5.8%
Norfolk Southern USA & Canada Rail 3.6% 1.9%

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Fund commentary

Portfolio Insights
Infrastructure Index August Commentary

Infrastructure Index August Commentary

The Global Infrastructure Index seeks to provide focused exposure to infrastructure companies by analysing the actual sources of corporate cash flows rather than high-level industry classifications.


Portfolio Manager

Charles Hamieh
Charles Hamieh

Investors from the United States 

This Strategy is available to investors in the US through the Legg Mason Global Infrastructure ETF. To learn more about this product, please click the link below.

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