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Manager Intelligence and Market Trends - May 2020

Are Multi Asset Strategies Delivering for Investors?

Will “Fallen Angels” Reveal Fixed Income’s Saints and Sinners?

Rethinking Fixed Income’s ‘Hunt for Yield’

The Changing Face of Infrastructure Investment

The Rise of Listed Infrastructure and REITs

Investor Spotlight: Italian Pension Fund Cuts Hidden Costs with Fund Hosting Platform

Do Listed Infrastructure and REITs Work Better Together?

Direct Lending: to Cycle or Not to Cycle?

DNA of a Manager Search: Real Estate Debt

Investment Management Fees: Is Competition Working...

The latest edition of bfinance’s Investment Management Fees series reveals substantial price reductions in Absolute Return Bonds, Emerging Market Equities, Fund of Hedge Funds and more.

Investor Spotlight: Getting Real on Real Asset Ret...

The Teck Resources pension plans have been investing in infrastructure for thirteen years and real estate for more than forty. Today, they’re dialling back on performance expectations rather than pushing the envelope on risk.

Investor Spotlight: Insurer Pioneers New Model for...

Amid the trend towards outsourced investment models such as fiduciary management, outsourced CIO (“OCIO”) and implemented consulting, Coface has developed a different approach – one that lets this insurer delegate resource-intensive practicalities.

Five Levers for Reducing Equity Risk

Controlling exposure to equity risk is a key priority for investors in 2019. This paper outlines five tools for improving diversification and/or resilience to equity downturns.

Tackling Hidden Costs in US Private Debt

The structures used by US private debt managers can create substantial leakage for international clients.

Manager Intelligence and Market Trends - August 20...

bfinance’s quarterly report in August 2019: read the team’s latest insights on institutional investor activity, risk appetite, market developments and asset manager performance across all major asset classes.

Green Bonds - Sector in Brief

Appetite for green bonds is increasing as sustainability-minded investors look towards ‘impact’ strategies. Meanwhile, the sector is outgrowing some of the limitations that have previously restricted its appeal.

Investor Spotlight: How Alberta Teachers’ is Inves...

The quest for diversification plus returns is not an easy one in today’s investment climate: many strategies that provide low correlation with equities are falling short on performance.

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