AEP pension fund boosts allocation to infrastructure

The US power generator's private pension plan has continued increasing its exposure to infrastructure.

Institution: American Electric Power Private Pension Fund
Headquarters: Columbus, United States
AUM: $4.80bn
Allocation to alternatives: 15.40%

American Electric Power Private Pension Fund (AEP) has increased its infrastructure allocation from 1.54 percent to 1.70 percent as of Q1 2019, a contact at the private pension plan informed Infrastructure Investor. This increase follows a previous hike in infrastructure exposure from 1.15 percent.

As illustrated in the charts below, the $4.80 billion institutional investor tends to focus its infrastructure investments on energy and renewables funds across Europe and North America.

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