Barings is a $317 billion* global financial services firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients and customers. Through active asset management and direct origination, we provide innovative solutions and access to differentiated opportunities across public and private capital markets. A subsidiary of MassMutual, Barings maintains a strong global presence with business and investment professionals located across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
The Barings Alternative Investments group seeks differentiated sources of return by offering investors access to a diverse range of opportunities across private equity, real assets, asset-based investments and real estate.
Barings is one of the world’s largest diversified real estate investment managers, managing or servicing assets for more than 200 real estate clients worldwide. The Barings Real Estate team offers a broad range of investment opportunities globally across the public and private debt and equity markets. The team invests across all major property sectors with a focus on global relative value and trend-backed preferred strategies. Our distinctive investment style enables us the opportunity to deliver compelling returns to our investors.
Our competitive advantages:
- Global platform, local execution: Barings Real Estate is one of the largest global real estate platforms with local, experienced real estate investment professionals in core, value-add and opportunistic strategies across property sectors and structures
- Information Advantage: As an active investor in equity and debt, we gain comprehensive investment insights into pricing and trend visibility that allows us to analyze each investment opportunity through a relative-value lens
- Trusted partner: Our business model embodies a fiduciary culture, alignment of interests, transparency and a history of delivering on client investment objectives
- Disciplined risk manager: We avoid style drift and target risk-priced investing, and focus on seeking to provide clients with compelling risk-adjusted returns
*As of March 31 2019. Barings Real Estate is the marketing name used to represent the real estate advisory business of Barings LLC and its subsidiaries.
Commentaries on the economy and financial markets contained herein are based on information believed to be reliable, although there can be no guarantee as to its accuracy. They reflect the current opinion of the firm, which is subject to change based on changes in the economy and financial markets, and access to and reliability of relevant data. The forecasts should not be relied upon as investment advice. Data as of December 31 2018.
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