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Financial Advisor IQ interviews Austin Poirier on the effect of volatility on MLPs

Murray Coleman of Financial Advisor IQ recently interviewed Austin Poirier about investment opportunities within energy.  The 50% tumble in oil prices since the summer of 2014 has caused turmoil across the energy markets, prompting investors to sell everything associated with oil and gas.  Caught up in this wave of selling are the energy infrastructure companies operating the nation’s pipelines and storage facilities who make their money on volume, not price.  Have investors over-reacted to energy price declines and unfairly punished these companies? This article examines that question and lays out the long-term investment thesis for energy infrastructure.

“Nothing has changed about the way these businesses work, or the fact that as the glue behind America’s energy renaissance, their services are going to remain in demand for decades,” said Austin.

Read the complete article here.

Austin is a Partner and Senior Investment Advisor at the firm. In addition to his client responsibilities, Austin oversees investments in hedge funds and commodities, including public and private energy managers. Within these asset classes, Austin is responsible for formulating the firm’s investment strategy, evaluating public and private investment opportunities and monitoring trends within the markets.  Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Austin worked as a Senior Financial Associate at Weston Financial Group where he created financial and investment plans for high net worth clients.  Austin received a Master of Science in Financial Planning (MSFP) from the McCallum School of Business at Bentley University and a Bachelor of Science in Management, Summa Cum Laude, from Bentley University. Austin holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute, the Boston Security Analyst Society and the Financial Planning Association of Massachusetts.

Learn more about Austin Poirier.

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