Q&A: Making MLPs Investor Friendly

Jan 25 2012 | 12:53pm ET

Established in 1986 to encourage the development of natural resources in the U.S., master limited partnerships have only “started to grow up and be a legitimate asset class” very recently, according to Brian Watson, head of research at the Dallas-based investment manager SteelPath. SteelPath specializes in MLPs—which are structured as limited partnerships but trade on public exchanges and must earn 90% of their returns from real estate, natural resources or commodities.

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