Institutional investors still believe private asset investing comes with extra challenges, but that the diversification and return benefits make it worth their while. A recent Schroders survey identifies notable increases in interest for real estate debt, infrastructure equity and insurance-linked securities.
Tackling Asia’s ageing population demands post-retirement solutions that provide additional income. Schroders Portfolio Solutions Team says a robust solution depends on a framework to address differences in time horizon, certainty and level of income, and risks of outliving assets.
Besides supporting pension funds in achieving their financial goals, impact investing can be an attractive way for pension funds to achieve the dual objectives of incorporating sustainability requirements into investments and providing diversification benefits, says Philipp Müller, BlueOrchard’s chief executive officer.
With sustainability dominating conversations on a daily basis, much confusion seems to surround stewardship, despite the strong correlation between the two concepts. Schroders debunks five myths.
Looking for lessons in the past can be valuable, but Covid-19 poses a unique challenge for the financial system. Schroders looks at the ways private assets will (or won’t) be affected.
Simple-to-use tools that can reduce business travel have long been available. The coronavirus is forcing us now to use them, and the climate could benefit.