Finding Opportunities in Closed-End Funds: Focus on Energy Infrastructure
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 11:00 AM ET
4:00 PM LONDON | 5:00 PM PARIS | 6:00 PM ATHENS | 11:00 PM HONG KONG
DURATION: 40 MINUTES FOLLOWED BY Q&A SESSION
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Closed-end funds have become a staple of the retail investment community, offering access to a wide range of asset classes and investment strategies wrapped in packages that have the potential to generate high levels of income. Doug Bond, portfolio manager of the Cohen & Steers Closed-End Opportunity Fund (FOF) will provide a review and outlook of the closed-end fund market and identify areas where he sees current value. Ben Morton, portfolio manager of Cohen & Steers Infrastructure Fund (UTF) and Cohen & Steers MLP Income and Energy Opportunities Fund (MIE) will identify and discuss which sectors are perceived to have the most significant connection to the outcome of the U.S presidential election.
Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager
Cohen & Steers
Douglas Bond, Executive Vice President, is Portfolio Manager for Cohen & Steers' Closed-End Opportunity Fund and other portfolios investing in closed-end funds. Before joining Cohen & Steers in 2004, Mr. Bond worked at Merrill Lynch for 23 years. Between 1992 and 2004, he ran their closed-end fund new origination effort and was involved in all closed-end funds underwritten by Merrill Lynch. He also headed Merrill's Private Client Syndicate Group. Mr. Bond holds a BA from Hamilton College and an MBA from New York University. He is based in New York.
Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager
Cohen & Steers
Benjamin Morton, Senior Vice President, is a portfolio manager for Cohen & Steers' infrastructure portfolios, including those focused on master limited partnerships. He has 18 years of infrastructure-related investment experience. Prior to joining Cohen & Steers in 2003, Mr. Morton worked at Salomon Smith Barney as a research associate for three years, covering the utility and pipelines sectors. He also worked at New York Mercantile Exchange as a research analyst. Mr. Morton holds a BA from the University of Rochester and an MES from Yale University. He is based in New York.
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