One factor in big YTD gains in MLPs is new and growing institutional interest, particularly...

|By:, SA News Editor

One factor in big YTD gains in MLPs is new and growing institutional interest, particularly among pension funds, Morgan Stanley says. Example: Ohio's Police & Fire Pension Fund will hear presentations this week from finalists for a $645M MLP external manager mandate (5% target allocation). The firm's top MLP ideas: ACMP, ATLS, ETE, MWE, PAA, NRGY, WGP.