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Real Assets

We believe that investing in high-quality, location-specific assets with reliable or predictable cash flow streams will lead to more consistent investment returns over time. We focus on:

  • Hard Assets – We favor listed infrastructure and real estate assets with defensible market positions.
  • Fundamental Research – Our dedicated team of analysts reviews bottom-up and top-down factors to determine appropriate valuations on investable opportunities.
  • Relative Value – We select securities and actively manage portfolios based on the best relative values available across sectors and around the globe.

Total Real Assets AUM: $10.6 billion (as of 12/31/16)

  • Global Infrastructure: $2.4 billion in AUM
  • Real Estate Securities: $5.2 billion in AUM
  • Real Asset Income: $3.1 billion in AUM

Global Infrastructure: 7 dedicated analysts with 14 years average industry experience
Real Estate: 4 dedicated analysts with 13 years average industry experience

Available Strategies

Real Estate Securities

A portfolio of primarily U.S. equity real estate investment trusts targeting total return.

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Real Asset Income

A strategy that seeks to provide a high level of income and the potential for capital appreciation by investing in infrastructure and real estate related securities across the capital structure.

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Global Infrastructure

A total return oriented portfolio of listed equity securities issued by infrastructure-related companies located around the world.

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Certain strategies may be available through other investment vehicles not listed above. Vehicles and their respective platforms shown may not be available in certain jurisdictions; investors should be aware of applicable legal requirements. This information should not be considered a solicitation or an offer by Nuveen Asset Management or Nuveen to provide any services in any jurisdiction. For more information on collective investment trusts, please contact us. If you are a non-U.S. investor and would like more information on UCITS Funds, please visit

This material is not intended to be a recommendation or investment advice, does not constitute a solicitation to buy or sell securities. The information does not take into account the specific objectives or circumstances of any investor, or suggest any specific course of action. Investment decisions should be made based on an investor's objectives and circumstances and in consultation with his or her advisors. All investments involve risk and there is no assurance that an investment will provide positive performance over any period of time. There is no assurance that downside protection will be achieved.


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