Session To Open With Experts on Latest From Ukraine, Macro Conditions' Impact on Infrastructure
PHILADELPHIA, PA / ACCESSWIRE / May 16, 2022 / Leading global asset manager abrdn and Aberdeen Standard Global Infrastructure Income Fund (NYSE:ASGI), a closed-end management investment company, today announce an infrastructure panel forum and public fund update to take place jointly on Thursday, May 19th from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET.
The forum, which is intended for professional and institutional investors, is titled "War in Ukraine, China Lockdowns, Inflation, and Rate Hikes: The infrastructure Angle and Navigating Unprecedented Times" and will feature a panel of portfolio managers and investment experts, including:
- Luke Bartholomew, Senior Economist, abrdn Research Institute
- Josh Duitz, Deputy Head of Global Equities and Head of Infrastructure (Public Markets)
- Eric Purington, Investment Director (Private Markets)
Infrastructure isn't immune from the many challenges looming over markets - inflation, aggressive policymaking, the war in Ukraine among others. The panel will discuss questions that today's real asset investors must contemplate as they navigate this uncertainty: Will these risks derail infrastructure projects in growing economies? Can we keep attractive secular priorities, such as renew able infrastructure, on track? And through the chaos, where can we find new opportunities?
Following the outlook discussion, portfolio managers Josh Duitz and Eric Purington will provide an update on the Fund's holdings, which are available on the Fund's website. The presenters will also highlight the Fund's increased monthly distribution that is expected to be maintained for the next 12 months, as was previously announced in April.
In order to attend the session, please click the following link to register: https://events.abrdn.com/lPblbv
By registering in advance of the session, you will receive a confirmation email with meeting information and joining instructions upon completing the registration. Participants may type in questions once registered for the call.
Tim Bourgaize Murray
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SOURCE: Aberdeen Standard Global Infrastructure Income Fund