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Niyamat Fazal
CFO at DWS Infrastructure


DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with €687 billion of assets under management as of 30 June 2018.

DWS’s infrastructure investment business invests predominantly in economic infrastructure such as transportation, utilities and energy related assets. As part of the Alternatives platform, the direct infrastructure business has 42 employees globally and €9.2 billion in assets under management as of 30 June 2018, and offers a diverse range of strategies and solutions across the risk/return and geographic spectrums, including equity, debt and separate account mandates.

DWS’s infrastructure business has been involved in landmark developments such as the Melbourne Airport privatization, partnerships in investments such as Peel Ports and Kelda Group; Akiem, the second largest locomotive leasing business in Continental Europe; and TCR, the world’s largest ground support equipment rental and services provider.

DWS’s infrastructure business aims to deliver superior long-term risk adjusted returns, preservation of capital and diversification to its investors, which include governments, corporations, insurance companies, endowments, and retirement plans worldwide.

Agenda Sessions

  • Investor allocations today: What are the drivers of investor interest in infrastructure and where will they be putting their capital to work?