Nuveen is the investment manager of TIAA, bringing a legacy of service to our responsibility of managing $989 billion in assets as of 31, March 2019

As institutional investors ourselves, we understand and address the same challenges as our clients. We recognize the need for better current income and capital appreciation from diversified sources, and the desire to invest in a responsible and sustainable manner. To address these challenges, we have built successful, long-term, durable solutions for over 100 years. By investing alongside our clients and taking on meaningful exposures that further align our interests with theirs; we improve our ability to provide excellent governance for our shared investments.

Nuveen and TIAA’s shared legacy of service allows us to see the world like many of our clients — we are asset owners as well as asset managers. From raising finance to help build America’s infrastructure, to developing retirement plans to ensure teachers retire with dignity, and uniting in 2014, we remain focused on helping clients solve their challenges and reach their financial and societal goals.

Our unique investment approach offers broad investment capabilities and specialist investment teams. Clients benefit from access to best-in-class, dedicated investors, along with the financial stability and operational excellence of a large asset manager. We offer distinct leadership in:

• Income
• Alternatives
• Responsible Investing

These capabilities are delivered through a solutions lens, creating outcome-focused portfolios that solve for return, risk and income. As like-minded partners we bring our institutional capabilities to clients around the world to help them address their challenges and achieve their goals.

News from IPE

White Papers / Research from Nuveen

  • 2019 midyear outlook - Expect a tougher climb download

    Trade and other geopolitical issues are heating up. Economic growth is looking more uncertain and market volatility rising. Expect a tougher climb in 2019.

  • Rising U.S. farm debt and the implications for farmland investors download

    Three consecutive years of disappointing commodity prices has led to farmer incomes decreasing year after year. Low prices for soybeans, corn, milk and beef have reduced the level of farm income and 2019 is not expected to provide a deviation from this trend.

  • The impact of African Swine Fever on the agricultural industry: a complex puzzle download

    The outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China is making headlines as it impacts the biggest pork market in the world. Industry experts consider this a ‘transformational event’ for the global pork sector that is ‘creating a devastating effect. 

  • Nuveen knows: alternatives download

    Beyond diversification: a geographical focus on farmland and real estate 

  • What do negative interest rates mean for investors? weblink

    With interest rates falling sharply, even more sectors of the global bond market are trading in negative territory. We explain what this means for investors, offer perspective on where markets may be headed and suggest strategies to position portfolios to preserve income and protect against losses. 

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Analysis from IPE

  • What next for US Treasuries?

    A consensus on the direction of 10-year US Treasury rates is not obvious, because the answer reverts to a further question: whose consensus? Strategists, economists and other informed professionals have a particular view. The market itself, however, expresses a more diffuse and different opinion. 

  • Pension Income: As simple as possible but as complex as necessary

    The UK government has deregulated to make room for a radical reshaping of the private pensions industry, through the so-called ‘freedom and choice’ policy

  • Building the car while driving it

    There are many ways to measure and assess impact. Emma Cusworth reviews the importance of credible data in impact investment strategies

  • Strategically Speaking: TIAA Global Asset Management

    TIAA has been on an expansion path in recent years. The organisation is now busy repositioning itself 

  • Designed for DC

    Best practice for defined contribution pensions inevitably involves well-designed default options. Multi-asset approaches are the best fit for most investors but views differ about how to best structure them

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London
EC2M 3BN
United Kingdom
Company website:
https://www.nuveen.com/global
Parent Company:
TIAA
Year Founded:
Nuveen: 1898; TIAA: 1918

What’s new

  • 2019 midyear outlook - Expect a tougher climb

    2019 midyear outlook - Expect a tougher climb

    White papersFri, 16 Aug 2019

    Trade and other geopolitical issues are heating up. Economic growth is looking more uncertain and market volatility rising. Expect a tougher climb in 2019.

  • Rising U.S. farm debt and the implications for farmland investors

    Rising U.S. farm debt and the implications for farmland investors

    White papersFri, 16 Aug 2019

    Three consecutive years of disappointing commodity prices has led to farmer incomes decreasing year after year. Low prices for soybeans, corn, milk and beef have reduced the level of farm income and 2019 is not expected to provide a deviation from this trend.

  • The impact of African Swine Fever on the agricultural industry: a complex puzzle

    The impact of African Swine Fever on the agricultural industry: a complex puzzle

    White papersThu, 15 Aug 2019

    The outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China is making headlines as it impacts the biggest pork market in the world. Industry experts consider this a ‘transformational event’ for the global pork sector that is ‘creating a devastating effect. 

  • Nuveen knows: alternatives

    Nuveen knows: alternatives

    White papersThu, 15 Aug 2019

    Beyond diversification: a geographical focus on farmland and real estate 

  • What do negative interest rates mean for investors

    What do negative interest rates mean for investors?

    White papersTue, 13 Aug 2019

    With interest rates falling sharply, even more sectors of the global bond market are trading in negative territory. We explain what this means for investors, offer perspective on where markets may be headed and suggest strategies to position portfolios to preserve income and protect against losses. 

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