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Exploiting Europe’s Exporting Excellence

Finding alpha in European small and mid-cap equities.....

Aktia’s Multi-Manager Private Credit Strategies

Head of Alternatives, Ville Toivakainen, talks trade finance, aircraft leasing, impact investing and much more…

Structured Credit Yield Pickup Persists

Can CLO´s provide a positive yield oasis amid negative yields?

Short Duration Investment Grade Corporate Credit

An alternative to negative rates on bank deposits.....

Emerging markets: Building the core allocation of the future

Wellington´s Dáire Dunne on the forces behind structural change in Emerging Markets and how a thematic approach will help identify opportunities going forward...

Are We at Peak Cycle for Equities

US equities keep on making new highs, but Norges Bank is increasing its allocation. Whether equities appear expensive or cheap depends on the definition, and varies greatly by regions, factors and sectors....

European High Yield: Income of Around 3% Remains

Fundamental headwinds balanced out by renewed ECB QE....

Asian Real Estate: Yield Pickup and Diversification

Investors could not only get some yield pickup but could also obtain a significant diversification benefit by adding Asian property to their portfolios - some Dutch pension funds have been investing in the asset class for over 20 years...

Tailoring the Approach: Implementing ESG in Private Debt

Archie Beecher explains how a proactive approach helps identify ESG risk and exposure to it....

Can global high yield investors continue to profit from low risk of default?

High yield investors had a good start of the year; is there any need to sell already? Or should we continue to profit from this clear-cut and exploitable market anomaly?

Goldman Finally Capitulates, Sees Rate Cuts In July And September

The time of the bond vigilantes is back....have we reached a point where the bond markets now can force the Fed´s hand?

Emerging and Frontier Markets: Ferreting out Neglected Value Opportunities

The wave of inflows into emerging markets has not lifted all boats: selected small caps, mid-caps and frontier markets have been left behind, and Ross Teverson expects that they should catch up....

ESG & Impact Investing focus: Microfinance

SEB´s Portfolio Manager of MicroFinance, Hetal Damani, on what differentiates their microfinance strategy – both from an investment perspective and in terms of ESG.

Danica’s Private Equity Allocator: a Scotswoman in Denmark

Linsay McPhater, Investment Director of Alternatives, talks to us about private equity investing; ESG; moving from London to work in Denmark, and the dearth of women in finance in the Nordics.

AP1’s ESG and Sustainability Policies

AP1´s Magdalena Håkansson and Tina Rönnholm comment on ESG policies and how they apply to external mandates....

New Commodity Futures Markets

Investor diversification and ESG concerns driving innovation....

Berkshire Hathaway’s 2019 AGM

A cautious cash position, and no ESG Reporting; Our Review of the event

Real Estate and ESG

Green Premia and Brown Discounts.....

Alfred Berg’s Olavi takes defensive stance on alternatives

Alfred Bergs Head of Asset Allocation talks to us about how they manage client portfolios and why he sees alternatives as adding risk rather than returns....

Jupiter Dynamic Bond Strategy: Defensive and Opportunistic

Head of Strategy Fixed Income, Ariel Bezalel, talks about recessionary risks and how it affects his asset allocation.....

How to optimise diversification to improve risk-adjusted returns

How expected returns can be enhanced without increasing risks - can cutting-edge visualisation tools and a first-principles approach secure the predictable benefits of a diversified portfolio?

ESG, Credit Risk and Ratings: A Case Study

Can ESG ratings on sovereign credit help manage long-term risks?

Alternative cash flows take center stage for Swedish institutions

Carl Barnekow, SEB vetaran turned asset advisor at COIN, gives his view on where institutional investors are looking for alternative sources of income....

Alternative Risk Premia: An introduction

In the first of a series, we look at how Alternative Risk Premia can provide an uncorrelated source of return that can be added to investment portfolios....

Frontier Market Focus: Africa – Cinderella offers great promise

By 2025, Africa’s GDP is forecast to be one third of USA GDP but it seems like many international investors are giving up on the continent. We suggest that Africa perhaps deserves more attention than it´s getting....

Give a Little Credit

Making the case for the U.S. lower middle market and addressing myths of direct lending

30 Years of Impact Investing

Jupiter´s Charlie Thomas reflects on legacy, long-term thinking, labels and how to navigate an ever growing investment universe...

Private Equity Secondaries – An under-followed asset class

Jerome Marie of ODDO BHF explains why he believes that future outperformance lies in Private Equities secondary market.....

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