Even as traditional fixed income offers more attractive rates, institutional investors continue to explore alternative credit, explains Randy Schwimmer, co-head of senior lending at Churchill, a Nuveen company.
Asset owners across Asia Pacific (APAC) are rethinking markets, reallocating portfolios and responsibly investing amid dramatic shifts in the macroeconomic and geopolitical landscape, according to Nuveen.
In an interview on the back of the launch of Nuveen’s 2022 EQuilibirum survey of global institutional investors, Nick Liolis, the chief investment officer at TIAA and Amy O’Brien, the global head of responsible investing at Nuveen speak about how insurance companies approach impact investing.
Exclusive research from Nuveen reveals APAC asset owners are more likely to implement inflation mitigation changes in portfolio, through incorporating – or increasing – less liquid investments, than investors from other regions.
Investments in sustainably managed timberland and farmland can play a vital role in improving the world’s natural capital while allowing investors to benefit from long-term global trends that will help them achieve their investment objectives, according to Gwen Busby, head of research and strategy, and Skye Macpherson, head of portfolio management, both from Nuveen Natural Capital.
Income-oriented investors need higher yields and diversification – yet with manageable levels of risk. In the search for solutions, Simon England-Brammer of Nuveen outlines the potential for non-traditional assets in the portfolios of Asia Pacific asset owners today.
The “lower for longer” monetary policy and stimulus packages, coupled with the rolling out of vaccine programmes favorably support real estate investing in the region, with offices and data centres presenting forward-looking opportunities.