Invest in Energy Infrastructure and Real Assets for Inflation Protection

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By investing in midstream companies, master limited partnerships (MLPs), MLP affiliates, and other energy infrastructure companies, the strategy offers diversification to a traditional stock/bond portfolio.

Attractive Source of Income

An attractive source of inflation-protected income, supported with long-term contracts tied to the rate of inflation.

Inflation Protection

Energy and infrastructure assets may perform better during inflationary periods due to inflation-indexed revenue contracts that can keep up with rising prices.

Energy Infrastructure Companies and MLPs may own or operate assets in the industries listed below:


Common carrier transporters of natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil and refined petroleum products.

Liquified Natural Gas (LNG)

Companies that convert natural gas to LNG and export to global markets.

Gathering & Processing

Gatherers and processors of natural gas and providers of natural gas liquids transportation, fractionation and storage services.


Owners of oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids and refined storage facilities.

Renewable Energy Producers

Engaged in the production, storage and transportation of solar, wind and other forms of renewable energy.


Our Team

The Westwood Salient Energy Infrastructure team is based in Houston, TX, which many believe to be the energy capital of the world most active with energy related companies. The team oversees approximately $2.0B in assets across a variety of midstream energy, MLP, and real asset related products.

Investment Professionals
Based in Houston, Texas
*as of 03/31/18

Investment Team

Greg Reid
President of Real Assets
Ted Gardner, CFA®
Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager
Parag Sanghani, CFA®
Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager
Dan Hinds, CFA®
Senior Analyst
Xifan Wang
Quantitative Research Analyst

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