Global Sustainable Infrastructure Strategy

Investor Outcomes

The Global Sustainable Infrastructure Strategy aims to achieve long-term stable growth, comprised of regular and consistent income and capital growth. This is achieved by investing in a range of listed infrastructure securities that specifically targets measurable sustainability outcomes and focuses on sustainability themes aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The Strategy offers core infrastructure exposure in the highly liquid listed infrastructure market, while portfolio guidelines ensure diversification across regions, sectors and sustainability themes that include but also look beyond renewable energy.

Key Portfolio Information

Growth of AUD $10,000

31 March 2024

As at 31 March 2024 (gross returns in AUD)

Performance 1 Month 3 Months 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years Inception4
ClearBridge Global Sustainable Infrastructure123 1.4% 0.3% -4.8% - - 5.4%
OECD G7 Inflation Index + 5.5% pa 0.4% 1.2% 8.9% - - 10.9%
Excess Returns 1.0% -0.9% -13.7% - - -5.5%

As at 31 December 2023

  • Regulated & Contracted Utilities
  • User Pays Infrastructure
  • Cash
  • Other

As at 31 December 2023

Top 10 Positions Region Sector Weight % Forward Dividend %
EDP-Energias de Portugal Western Europe Renewables 4.6% 4.6%
CSX USA & Canada Rail 4.3% 1.4%
Public Services Enterprise Group USA & Canada Electric 4.0% 3.9%
GetLink Western Europe Rail 3.9% 2.4%
Terna Western Europe Electric 3.9% 4.5%
Hydro One USA & Canada Electric 3.8% 2.6%
Severn Trent Western Europe Water 3.6% 4.7%
NextEra USA & Canada Electric 3.6% 3.4%
Ferrovial Western Europe Toll Roads 3.6% 2.4%
Enel SpA Western Europe Electric 3.4% 6.4%
Portfolio Weighted Average March 2024
Avg Market Capitalisation 49.6bn (AUD)
Div Yield (Forward) Gross 4.1%
5 Yr DPS Growth (p.a.) 6.1%
Avg Stock Gearing (Net Debt/EV) 40.3%
Interest Cover (Historic) 4.3x
EV/EBITDA (Forward) 11.0x

Investment Committee

The Global Sustainable Infrastructure Strategy is managed by an experienced investment committee comprising of the following members:

Nick Langley
Nick Langley
Shane Hurst
Shane Hurst
Charles Hamieh
Charles Hamieh

Institutional Investors

For institutional investors looking for opportunities to invest in this strategy; please contact us directly.

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  1. Sources: Internal calculations for the ClearBridge Global Sustainable Infrastructure Strategy. All index data sourced from Factset. Results over one year annualised.

  2. Strategy Performance is Gross of fees.

  3. All values on a AUD basis and net of withholding taxes for benchmarks if applicable. Non AUD values converted into AUD using Factset Forex data.

  4. Performance inception date for the ClearBridge Global Sustainable Infrastructure Strategy is 31/05/2021.

Past performance is not indicative of future performance. 

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