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2017 JUN

Insights

08/06/2017

Multi-asset investing for pension funds – part 2

In part 2 of this article, Dave Fishwick, head of multi-asset investing at M&G, concludes his discussion on the growth of pension fund demand for multi-asset strategies with a note of caution.

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Ritu Vohora

06/06/2017

Equities Market Perspective: Earnings strong across the board

The equity rally has been backed by widespread earnings growth. In this month’s update, Ritu Vohora, Investment Director asks if earnings can continue to surprise to the upside.

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05/06/2017

Multi-asset investing for Pension funds – part 1

Dave Fishwick, head of multi-asset investing at M&G, discusses how pension fund demand for multi-asset strategies has increased over the past two decades as investment needs have changed.

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2017 MAY

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M&G Real Estate

31/05/2017

European Urban Connectivity Ranking

At M&G Real Estate, we have launched the European Urban Connectivity Ranking which involves grading 64 European cities based on their capacity to improve physical and digital urban connectivity in the face of the growing density pressures that face cities today. Such connectivity infrastructures provide strong support for a city’s property fundamentals. Find out how connected the city you invest in is by downloading our report.

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31/05/2017

Infrastructure debt: What benefits can it offer investors?

John Mayhew video

John Mayhew, Head of Infrastructure Finance, highlights the key features and appeal of infrastructure debt, including reliable, secure and long-term income.

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22/05/2017

Neo-nationalism – what could a new era mean for investors?

Eric Lonergan, M&G Fund Manager, discusses potential implications for changes in the political, economic and investment era.

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M&G Insights

04/05/2017

Regime change: what neo-nationalism could mean for multi-asset investors

The prevailing economic regime, or era, has a huge impact on the risk and return profiles of assets and how they behave.

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2017 APR

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28/04/2017

How can real assets help income-seeking institutional investors?

Institutional investors, particularly pension funds, are interested in alternative approaches to generating the income necessary to meet their long-term liabilities. Investments in real assets, such as infrastructure and real estate, can capture a number of attractive features.

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M&G Insights

25/04/2017

Comparing the investment cases for European and US leveraged loans

Leveraged loans offer investors a broad and relatively liquid market of private, sub-investment grade debt that can deliver attractive returns with lower volatility compared with public markets.

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Market summaries

10/04/2017

Pooled Pensions: Q1 Quarterly Market Summary

Read the latest Pooled Pensions quarterly market summary.
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M&G investments

05/04/2017

Impact investing: a growing market for institutional investors

The world requires investment on a huge scale to address environmental and social challenges, such as carbon emissions, disease and poverty. As such, impact investing – investing to achieve social or environmental benefits in addition to attractive returns – is a growing area and, given increasing constraints on public resources, mobilising private investment is imperative.

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03/04/2017

Multi-asset and behavioural investing

Dave Fishwick, M&G Fund Manager, discusses behavioural investing with Frank Potaczek from Defaqto.

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