The Center for Investment Excellence features educational insights across asset classes and investment themes designed to give you the tools you need to empower better decisions and build stronger portfolios.
Navigating the fixed income markets in 2020 and beyond
Steve Lear, U.S. Chief Investment Officer, Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC), Rick Figuly, Head of Core Strategy for GFICC and John Nicely, Senior Fixed Income Investment Specialist, have a conversation on current market themes, and the risks and opportunities in fixed income sectors.
Weighing the investment implications of climate change policy
As part of the 2021 Long-Term Capital Market Assumptions, Jennifer Wu, Head of Sustainable Investing, Benjamin Mandel, Global Strategist, and Vincent Juvyns, Global Market Strategist, discuss the shift to a low carbon economy and the implications for institutional investors.
ESG: Anchoring Returns for Alternatives
Anurag Agarwal, Head of Portfolio Management, Global Transportation Group, Nicola Rawlinson, Head of Investment Specialists for Macro Strategies, Nick Moller, Investment Specialist, Infrastructure Investments Group and Karen Roberton, Global Head of Consultant Sales, discuss their thoughts on the importance of ESG factors within alternative strategies and the return enhancements it can provide.
Make Income an Objective
Jared Gross, Head of Institutional Portfolio Strategy, Pulkit Sharma, Head of Alternatives Investments Strategy & Solutions, and Keith Cahill, Head of North America Institutional, discuss the operational benefits and consistent stream of capital investors can find in allocating to a range of traditional and alternative strategies to help meet income objectives.
China: A source for growth opportunities
Eddy Wong, CEO of China International Fund Management, discusses market structure, regulation, and investment trends in China while also reviewing considerations for institutional investors allocating to China.
The REIT Market: Past, Present & Future
Kevin Bedell and Bob Culver of Security Capital Research & Management address emerging trends in the REIT market and the effects of social distancing and COVID-19 on commercial real estate investment opportunities.