Our approach

We leverage our integrated real asset platform to design multi-asset solutions across debt and equity to meet a wide variety of client  objectives. By drawing on the expertise of our teams across real estate, infrastructure, and structured and private debt, we seek to source unique deal opportunities and deploy capital in an efficient way.

Through our scale, we have deep, direct market access and high visibility of off-market deals in mainstream and niche sectors. Our highly skilled team has the experience to manage the complexity of real assets – and their risks – with the aim of delivering robust risk-adjusted returns.

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations are fully embedded throughout our investment process, from origination through to development, ongoing asset management and reporting.*

Potential benefits

Investors can access the benefits delivered by each real asset type in their portfolio, with a bespoke design and construction to meet their requirements.

Multi-asset mindset

Our scale and expertise allow us to source unique deal opportunities across a broad range of real assets, through debt, equity and direct ownership. This helps us build portfolios seeking to meet specific client investment objectives.

Efficient deployment

We target rapid deal execution and have a robust and sustainable pipeline, with a high success rate of deals.

Investing with purpose

ESG considerations are fully integrated throughout our investment process as we seek to directly invest in best-in-class real assets and encourage long-term, responsible investment.*

*ESG integration means the integration of ESG factors and consideration of sustainability risk as part of the investment decision making process. This process is applied beyond any specific binding constraints (in the objective or strategy of the fund as detailed in the prospectus or investment management agreement and in accordance with our Baseline Exclusions Policy). The investment manager retains discretion on decision making taking all risks into account, beyond any binding criteria.

Key risks of real asset funds

Investment risk

The value of an investment and any income from it can go down as well as up. Investors may not get back the original amount invested.

Valuation risk

Where funds are invested in real estate / infrastructure, investors may not be able to switch or cash in an investment when they want because real estate / infrastructure may not always be readily saleable. If this is the case, we may defer a request to switch or cash in shares or units. Investors should also bear in mind that the valuation of real estate is generally a matter of valuers’ opinion rather than fact.

Strategies in focus

Climate Transition Real Assets

A real assets strategy that seeks to deliver capital growth and income and make a positive contribution to the transition to a net-zero economy. 

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Real Assets Study 2024

Demand remains strong, but the investment drivers are changing. At a time of macroeconomic uncertainty, real assets continue to play a significant role in the investment strategies of global institutions. The sixth edition of the Aviva Investors Real Assets Study is our biggest yet and seeks to answer some key questions. 

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