Lengthening the Investment Time HorizonSubscription
With demographic trends pointing to a greater focus on longevity risk and more attention being placed on the downside of short-term investment behaviour by governments, regulators and even the financial media, the tide may turn in the coming years.
The Compelling Case for Global Senior CLOsSubscription
As angst rises about asset reflation and potential bubbles in the wake of unprecedented central bank accommodation and a long economic expansion, this paper explores how AAA and AA CLO tranches can offer a compelling safe haven—the ability to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns by financing someone else’s speculative leveraged loan investments, rather than leveraging such credit exposure themselves.
Connecting the dots to financial performanceSubscription
A recent partnership between Principal Real Estate Investors and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) helps lay the groundwork for the industry’s long-term understanding of the link between sustainability, improved financial performance, and value.
After a prolonged period of low and even negative interest rates across major economies, government bond yields have made a decisive move upwards in recent quarters.
Brexit: What It Means for Investment ManagementSubscription
This paper analyses the implications of the United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union—“Brexit”—for the investment management industry. It serves as a guide for investment professionals.
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Each month IPE surveys around 100 asset managers with one or more European segregated mandates for their predictions for equities, bonds and currency markets in the next 6 to 12 months
A key metric for interpreting manager expectations is the difference between those expecting a rise and those expecting a fall. Having data to analyse, trends, trend shifts and historical highs and lows helps make things clearer. While there are many themes worth noting, there is only one universally negative point, which is historically low and in a strong downtrend....read more